World Champion Dancer

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World Championship Dancer and Actor
A graduate of Dance Theatre from the Tshwane University of Technology. Trained in Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary and later adding Hip Hop and Kwaito to his list of mastered styles, Paul is the epitome of South Africa’s best homegrown talents. In 2002, Paul was awarded a scholarship from the prestigious Dansevaerkstadet Dance Institution in Denmark, and in the same year recognized by the Global Young Leaders Council in Washington DC, USA.

As the title holder of the 2011 European Star Dance Union (ESDU) World Dance Championship, held in Croatia, Paul is the first South African to win the coveted title, in the adult solo Jazz category. In 2013, he went on be crowned the Crowned Adult Top dancer and awarded the Waves of Movement special award, an award given to the overall outstanding dancer, at the 40th Annual Talent America Showcase in New York.

 

Performances in Theatre Production:

  • Lead dancer: Nick Boje’s Halekem and Columbine – Denmark’s Tivoli Theatre
  • Lead dancer: African Dream
  • Lead dancer: Sleeping Beauty, lead dancer- Tshwane Youth Dance Company
  • Dancer: Dance Umbrella – Burst Out Performing Arts
  • Dancer: You Can’t Stop the Music – Performance Musical
  • Dancer: Napo Masheane Live at the Joburg Theatre DVD recording

Performances in Educational Theatre:

  • Actor: Walking Tall (The story of human evolution)
  • Actor: Royco reach for the stars Road Show.
Performances for Television

  • Dancer: 2010 FIFA World Cup Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  • Dancer:  Hyundai Open Day Concert
  • Dancer & performer: Bongani Nxumalo’s CD launch
  • Dancer: Crux (SABC 1)_ Christmas Special
  • Dancer & Actor: Backstage (eTV)
  • Dance Finalist: Obama (Channel O) – Reality dance show
  • Dancer: Mina Nawe “Njalo” music video
  • Dancer: Jolene – music video
  • Dancer and chereographer: Bongane Nxubeka “Time to Dance” music video
  • Assistant producer: Bongane Nxubeka “ Back for Good” music video
  •  Choreographer/Dancer: Jam Alley (SABC 1)- end of the year episode
  • Dancer: Metro Awards (SABC 1) – Televised Live TV Awards show
  • Dancer: SABC Sports (SABC 1, 2 & 3) – coverage of Battle of the Giants Final
  • Dance Segment host: The Good Morning Africa Show on Africa Magic Channel
  • Actor: short film “The Return of a Monster”.

Performances as “live” Backing Dancer:

  • Mina Nawe  (choreographer)
  • Maduvha (Actress on SABC 2’s Muvhango) (choreographer)
  • Bongani Nxumalo (choreographer)

Performances – Corporate Shows:

  • Dancer: Afro fusion fashion show
  • Dancer: MTN Promotional tour
  • Dancer: OXYDO Promotional tour
  • Dancer: Old Mutual Awards
  • Dancer and Main Character “Mo”: -

Vodacom “Mo” National Tour (1 yr contract)

  • Dancer: Castrol Auto Show
  • Dancer: Peter Stuyvesent 100th anniversary
  • Dancer: Discovery End of Year Function
  • Dancer: Eskom Awards
  • Dancer: Various National Rugby matches
  • Dancer: The City of Johannesburg luncheon

Dance Competitions

  • 2013: Talent America Showcase, New York:
  • 2011 ESDU World Dance Championships : Solo Jazz Division, Croatia
  • 2005: WTO World Dance Championships: Hip Hop Group Division, Germany
  • 2005: Battle of the Giants, SA
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