It’s with Daddy… and his dissident vision of contemporary African dance that the South African choreographer Robyn Orlin first appeared on European stages. Through humour, she gives a sartorial view of post-apartheid society and the tradition of classical ballet
Created in Johannesburgh, in 1998.
This piece, commissioned by the FNB Vita Dance Umbrella, won the British theatre’s Laurence Olivier Award for ‘Outstanding Achievement in Dance’ in London in 2003, the Jan Fabre Award for the most subversive choreography at the Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Seine-Saint-Denis in Paris in 2000 and the third price at the Rencontres Chorégraphiques Africaines et de l’Océan Indien (Afrique en Créations) in 1999.
Choreography, scenography, sets and costumes Robyn Orlin
French text and subtitles Denise Luccioni
TUESDAY 12 OCTOBER (2010)
WALKING NEXT TO OUR SHOES... CONTINENT INTOXICATED BY STRAWBERRIES AND CREAM, WE ENTER WITHOUT KNOCKING...
Choreography by Robyn Orlin.
Le Phénix, national stage of Valenciennes
Information on www.lephenix.fr
Le Phénix : 03 27 32 32 32
SATURDAY 19 MARCH 19TH ABOUT 9 PM
With the artistic team following the performance.
Free admission, no reservation
depending on availability of seats.
1h without intermission
Text and suntitles in French (by Denise Luccioni)
Individual ticket sales start Saturday 11 September 2010 at 9 am
Revival 2010 Les Hivernales, CDC Avignon Vaucluse and the Parc de La Villette (Paris) - Production 1998City Theater and Dance Group (Johannesburg) with the help of FNB Vita Dance Umbrella (Johannesburg) of Keith Kirstens, of SBasa and of the French Institute of Johannesburg.