Anwyn Adah Winterbach started Dance lessons at the age of 3 years. Her mom Anwyn Dreyer enrolled her into Debi Frizelle School of Dancing. Anwyn was the only little girl on the block who couldn’t skip. Through her hard work and determination Anwyn mastered her skips after 2 years. Teacher Debi received a medal from mom Anwyn Dreyer.
Anwyn Winterbach then continued her Dance lessons and moved onto Acrobatic Dance and soon after completing Modern examinations, started show work at a very young age and started competing on National stage. Her love for Dance grew stronger every second.
Anwyn Winterbach was awarded as KZN top All Round Acrobatic Dancer…..
Her biggest dream came true a year later, she danced in a production “Siyajema” for Themi Ventures, at the Natal Playhouse. At the age of 15 she qualified as an Acrobatic Dance Teacher. She also had the Privilege to meet Mr. President Nelson Mandela performing at the Africa Peace Awards held at the ICC in Durban.
The National stage was a challenge, it taught me life lessons and to never give up. 1999 was the best year ever. It was her matric finals, Elite year on stage. “My teacher Debi reminded me about fitness the whole year Mentally and physically “- Anwyn.
Anwyn lived in New Zealand Auckland for 4 years and worked for Victoria Phillips Academy of Jazz. She taught all disciplines of dances, Jazz, Modern, Ballet, Hip-Hop and even introduced Acrobatics into the country. Princal of the studio (VPAJ)Corinne Yee, is the owner of Asia Pacific Dance Association. Anwyn is the National (Regional) manager for S.A for A.P.D.A
Anwyn Winterbach is also affiliated to the Integrated Artistic Acrobatic Association of South Africa. Establish in 1995. Anwyn started choreographing at a very young age.
In 2022 Anwyn had the privilege to entroduce Dance into the Ratem Eisteddfod Western Cape Riversdal. Anwyn stated that she would never want to change her career, it’s a lot of work, stress, but you find yourself closer to God. You pray constantly over your dancers.
It’s a blessing.