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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,

Cion

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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