MORE ABOUT EUNICE MARAIS
Eunice believes that dancers need to be versatile and exposes her dancers to a wide variety of Teachers and choreographers. Professional awards include a National Education Award on ‘The Use of Dance and Drama’ in Education. She has visited Timbuktu (Mali)- twice as part of an education delegation and on the second occasion taught dance workshops in various schools in the capital, Bamako, as well as in Timbuktu.
Eunice’s studio, was awarded the “Dance studio of the year- 2020” by the ‘Corporate LiveWire 2020 Prestige Awards’. Eunice has produced and directed the following musicals, in association with Dalro: ‘The Wiz’; ‘Macbeth – The Rock Opera’; ‘Timbuktu’; ‘High School Musical’ and ‘Suessical The Musical’. Corporates and TV Commercials abound and Eunice’s dancers have performed locally and with international groups. Eunice trained under Anna Nell: (RAD Ballet), Madeleine Rowland (IDTA modern) and Carol Coetzee (SABOD Modern & Jazz).
Eunice has 34 years of dance teaching experience, and has been an associate member of the SADTA Stage Branch since 1984 (now known as the S.A. Body of Dance).
In 2014 Eunice, passed the Advanced SABOD Modern Teachers’ Exam and in 2018 passed her International Dance Organisation, (IDO) Jazz, Modern & Contemporary and Hip Hop adjudicator’s exams. In 2007 Eunice was elected as Vice President of the South African Body of Dance, and in 2018 was elected onto the National Executive Body of DanceSport South Africa, with the portfolio, Director: ‘Women in Sport’ Eunice has been married to Alex for 33 years she has a 28-year-old son who lives in New
Zealand and 25 year old twin daughters