Don't Dismiss The Elements
Dance & Physical Theatre / PJ'S

“Don’t Dismiss The Elements”, is a dance production that delves into the very essence of existence. Through a blend of diverse dance genres, this show embodies the raw power and beauty of nature's four elements - air, water, earth and fire - while seamlessly introducing the fifth element: human interaction. 

From the comforting embrace of belonging to the intricate dance of existence on Earth, each step and gesture tells a story of our relationship with the world around us. As the dancers navigate through the elements with grace and precision, they explore the profound impact of our presence and actions.

Prepare to be transported on a journey of introspection and awe as the rhythms of nature and the movements of humanity intertwine on stage. "Don't Dismiss The Elements" celebrates our interconnectedness with the world and reminds us of our responsibility to cherish and protect the precious balance of life on Earth.


Production Credits

Director & Choreographer: Nicole Joka

Cast: Mariesa Potgieter, Mihlali Ngqinzi, Mbalentle Quntu, Isabella Mutsaerts, Zoe Sinclair, Isabella Tladi, Jessica Lobb, Nicole Joka, Kuhle Sinama, and Khabiso Motloung


About the Artists

Nicole Joka, owner and dance teacher of the Prestige School of Dance, started her dance journey at the tender age of 5 years old and has spent the last 20 years of her career training extensively in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Tap, Hip-hop and Spanish Dance. She has completed major examinations in all her dance styles and is a qualified dance teacher, affiliated with the South African Body of Dance. Alongside her teaching, Nicole is a choreographer and performer. 

Prestige School of Dance, located in Makhanda in the Eastern Cape, is a dynamic multi-genre dance studio catering to dancers of all ages and abilities. Offering recreation, performance, and examination-based training, the studio provides a nurturing environment for dancers starting as young as 3 years old. With a diverse range of dance styles on offer and a commitment to excellence, Prestige School of Dance fosters a passion for dance while developing technical proficiency and artistic expression for its students.


  • Venue: PJ'S
  • Location: Hoerskool P.J. Olivier
  • Ticket price: ZAR 65.00
  • Programme type: The Fringe
  • Genre: Dance & Physical Theatre
  • Duration: 50 min
  • Ages: ALL AGES
    • Suitable for All Ages
June 23, 2024 10:00 - 10:50
June 24, 2024 20:00 - 20:50
June 25, 2024 18:00 - 18:50