“Cultural fusion in dance is the integration or synthesis of two or more cultural forms of movement expression with their roots in different traditions and with different aesthetic values. The outcome of this form of fusion is a new or syncretic form of cultural expression.

The combination of African ritual, music, and dancing with Western forms of contemporary dance was the basis of this new form. The tradition of Moving into Dance remains fusion, but the particular style of fusion develops continually as the young choreographers and teachers explore their own styles. As dance is a living expression of culture, it is in a continual state of change.”

– Sylvia Glasser, Pioneer of Afrofusion in South Africa