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Afrovibes Festival 2014

Biko's Quest

Tuesday 28 October, 3pm & 7.30pm
Djanogly Theatre

Theatre & Dance
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£16 (£14 concession)
£11 restricted view

Presented by The Steve Biko Foundation in association with Artscape Theatre Centre & Jazzart Dance Theatre. Memory - identity - history - emotion: these are the cornerstones of Biko's Quest. The life, death and legacy of the inspirational campaigner, murdered at the hands of the security police during the apartheid era in South Africa. This piece takes the audience on a poignant and emotional journey through danced storytelling, often joyous, then dropping into the depths of tragedy. Suitable for 10+ Approx. running time 80 minutes (no interval) Director: Mandla Mbothwe Choreographers: Jacki Manyaapelo, Ina Wichterich-Mogane & Mzo Gasa. Lakeside is thrilled to be one of 17 partners nationally welcoming Afrovibes Festival. It is supported by Arts Council England and is part of the South African Season in the UK 2014 and 2015 organised by the South African Department of Arts and Culture.

Afrovibes TV - Mandla Mothbwe Interview from UK ARTS on Vimeo.