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TAVAZIVA DANCE COMPANY PRESENT
THIS PERFORMANCE TOOK PLACE IN 2009 RUNNING TIME: 1 HOUR 50 MINS (INCLUDING INTERVAL) Take an emotional, spiritual and raw dance voyage into modern Africa through the eyes of Zimbabwean-born choreographer/composer Bawren Tavaziva and his company of five stunning dancers. This critically acclaimed production features three works: Kenyan Athlete, a high energy, fast-paced piece which explores the beauty and physicality of Kenyan people and their surroundings. Sinful Intimacies, a sensual duet dealing with African unease with samesex love, and the company’s major work My Friend Robert which draws on Bawren’s personal experiences to ask how an inspirational African leader, adored by his people, can descend into corruption, violence, disease and economic meltdown? “A great company...their seamless blend of contemporary and traditional African movement, strikingly costumed and lit” The Independent Suitable for ages 12+ and their families.