b. North West Province, RSA Llewellyn Mnguni began training at the age of 14, at the Mmabana Mmabatho Arts Council as a Latin American and Ballroom dance student and continued to compete on a professional level from 1999-2002. In 2003 he attended the National School of the Arts, achieving accolades academically and artistically from a young age and thereafter obtained a Dance Teachers Diploma at the University of Cape Town School of Dance School in 2010. Mnguni has collaborated with well-acclaimed artists such as Ahmed Umar for “Tribute to Ali” an exhibition at the Format gallery in Oslo Norway. He has performed contemporary challenging roles such as Odile in Swan Lake, Escamilio in Carmen and Myrtha in Giselle for Dada Masilo’s extensive Asian, European, Canadian and US during 2013-2020, Mnguni also collaborated with visual artist/LGBTI activist Zanele Muholi and Lerato Dumse for a series of exhibitions and site-specific shows during the 2016 Oslo Gay Pride Week.