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Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro returns to Johannesburg

Vuyani Dance Theatre’s Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro returns to Johannesburg for a ten-day season at The Mandela at Joburg Theatre from 5 September until 15 September 2019. Accompanied by the Soweto Gospel Choir, this season forms part of Vuyani Dance Theatre’s twentieth-anniversary celebrations. With

Vuyani Dance Theatre Cion Requiem Ravel's Bolero Gregory Maqoma

Behind the scenes with the Cion team

Siyandiswa Dokoda, production and marketing manager for Vuyani Dance Theatre, spoke to Gregory Maqoma, Oliver Hauser and Nhlanhla Mahlangu about the upcoming amplified season of Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro at The Mandela at Joburg Theatre. Siyandiswa Dokoda: Can you shed some light on the

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The Queen of Johannesburg

Business & Arts is a monthly column by Michelle Constant, CEO of Business and Arts South Africa(BASA). Over the years, I’ve had the good fortune of attending many BASA events and others, including my own birthday, at Hollard’s Villa Arcadia. The house, which overlooks Johannesburg, is one

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Splitbeam’s long-term technical reinforcement is a good idea

Gearhouse Splitbeam has undertaken to support the arts, and theatre, by making sure that ‘this generation of South Africans as well as those to come, have world-class theatre on their doorstep’ according to Director, Alistair Kilbee. This ethos is what prompted their involvement with an

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Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Bolero set to tour

Since its premiere at The Market Theatre (co-producers of the piece) on Africa Day in 2017, Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Bolero will be embarking on its maiden tour to Sibiu International Theatre Festival in Romania, to be presented on the main festival stage, Teatrul Național

Meet Cion: A Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro’s Creative Team

Director’s Note ‘In this work, I am drawn to Zakes Mda’s character ‘Toloki’ the professional mourner from his beloved Ways of Dying as he further uncovers in his book Cion the story of the runaway slaves. In my interpretation, Toloki rediscovers death in a modern context,

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Cion: A Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro

Produced in collaboration with the Market Theatre, Gregory Maqoma’s newest choreographic piece, Cion: A Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro, will premiere at the Market Theatre on 25 May and run until 4 June. Creative Feel spoke to Gregory Maqoma, Mannie Manim and Jacques van der Watt

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