Gladys Agulhas – Award-winning Dancer / Educator & Choreographer, her many prominent accolades includes The PRESIDENTIAL NATIONAL AWARD, The ORDER OF IKHAMANGA in SILVER for Arts & Culture – 2012, recipient of the TUNKIE AWARDS 2011 – University of Johannesburg Arts and Culture, a NALEDI THEATRE AWARD for INNOVATION IN THEATRE AWARD 2019, in 2020 GAUTENG ISHASHALASI Special Theatre Awards, for excellent contribution within the Arts Theatre sectors,
promoting South Africa globally.
Agulhas has a long history involved in DANCE EDUCATION, consistent interest in Movement Artistry, emotional & healing mechanism, for communities. She completed two consecutive Integrated Dance Residency programmes in (SA), Switzerland with renowned Integrated Artist Adam Benjamin (UK), and his online courses in 2022.
Agulhas, founder of former Agulhas Theatre Works, Inclusive Dance Company / Kliptown Arts Foundation in Eldorado Park, both organisations practice Integrated Dance Teaching /
Workshops & Theatre Productions.
Since 2008, Agulhas’s teaching methodology an all-Inclusive Dance Artistic Humanitarian programme, benefits many today, including The Forgotten Angle Theatre Collaborative FATC, Moving Into Dance Mophatong MIDM, The International American Institution and, the 36 th ITI World Congress ‘Rewrite, for the performing Arts and Humanism – FUJAIRAH / UAE 2023 and independent female Artist in SA. She worked intensely with Vuyani Dance Theatre and ASSITEJ SA platforms and partner festivals.
Gladys Agulhas is the author of the International Dance message 2008 for ITI / UNESCO INTERNATIONAL DANCE DAY, and she also served on the ITI advisory Committee for the Cultural Capitals projects of THE INTERNATIOANL THEATRE INSTITUIT / UNESCO.
Gladys: Dialogue with an Artist — Gladys AGULHAS – YouTube