INALA, meaning ‘abundance of goodwill’, celebrates 21 years of democracy in South Africa. The show is a vigorous cultural fusion of the gorgeous rhythms and music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, integrated with Mark Baldwin’s choreographic response, which successfully combines classical and contemporary styles. Right from the start, musicians, singers and dancers were as one body, conversing together in rhythmic harmony against a backdrop that suggested the wide open plains of the savannah, illuminated to show the passage of day and night. (more…)

Following a phenomenal 2014 tour and sell-out runs at both the Edinburgh International Festival and London’s Sadler’s Wells, INALA brings together four time Grammy Award-winning South African choral legends, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and multi-award winning chorographer Mark Baldwin, in this unique artistic collaboration for a creatively reworked production that kicks off at the New Theatre Oxford on June 23rd – 24th.

INALA, meaning ‘abundance of goodwill’ in Zulu, delivers a spiritually uplifting live experience, powered by a cultural explosion of music, song and dance. Featuring world-class current and former dancers from The Royal Ballet and Rambert, this critically acclaimed production embraces an exhilarating fusion of South African and Western cultures live on stage, to create a unique, immersive experience that reflects both cultures. (more…)