Toxic Trait

Thimna Thethani is a South African artist, dancer, and activist from Cape Town, and founder of These Are Our Sisters (TAOS) company, established in 2018. Thethani has facilitated dance workshops from Kraaifontein to Grahamstown, and has been involved in numerous productions working with artists like Maxwell Rani, Amy Klassen and Mzokuthula Gasa. He is currently a freelancer performer and recently did works for Moving Stories Theatre Organisation, Infecting the City, and Ingcibi, choreographed by Aphiwe Mpahleni.


The work is about toxic friendship, and about unpacking questions and seeking answers around mental health.


Zanele Salukazana, Danèl Van Tonder

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