"We respect, connect, learn, create + transform
with each other in our 
cultural landscape
1995 - to date" Suzanne Mzuri Watts - Founder + Director of Mzuri Dance

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Meet Mzuri Artists Ayel + Suzanne - recent Arts grants recipients
for 'We are Colouful'  in Yarra 2021

Suzanne Mzuri in performance

See King Bell + Suzanne Mzuri perform in Award winning
King Bell + Soukous Ba Congo

King Bell discusses collaboration with Suzanne AKA Mzuri 

Leaves Falling

“Suzanne displays great professionalism & has devoted many years to the promulgation of roots music…  Her group also displays creativity in blending these elements with rap (ragamuffin dancehall), jazz, folk and other contemporary music.    A handy competent vocalist, dancer, percussionist, drummer. Suzanne displays the confidence skills in ensemble work that comes from knowledge, first as a pupil & later as a teacher workshop clinician of these skills.”

Professor Bob Sedergreen

click on photo to read Artist connection to Mzuri Dance 

  Young People 


Photograph above - Mzuri Young People's group at African Music + Cultural Festival, Fed Square.
Bringing under-represented community + artists together to dynamically contribute to the cultural + artistic landscape of Melbourne's live performance scene, since 1995.


Video - Our Interactive Performance commissioned by Werribee Open Range Zoo.
Mzuri Dance next season at WORZ - weekends in May 2021

Our Public Dance + Well being Program's are currently booked to capacity

New program date release: 23 March 2021

Join King Bell + Soukous Ba Congo at the Immigration Museum on 27th March at African Music & Culture Festival 2021

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Mzuri Dance create, practice and engage on the lands of the Wurundjeri people and we wish to acknowledge them as Traditional Owners. We would also like to pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging, and Aboriginal Elders of other communities.


Mzuri Dance acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of the land and acknowledges and pays respect to their Elders, past and present and emerging.

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