Waterfront Theatre School to represent South Africa at Brics Drama Festival
The Waterfront Theatre School in Cape Town will be heading to Russia to take part in the 3rd Brics Countries Drama Schools Festival. The Brics countries are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
This is the third time that the school is invited to perform at the 1 500-seater amphitheatre in Zaryadye Park, Moscow.
Actor and choreographer Genna Galloway says the students are excited and very appreciative of the invite.
The festival looks at how performing arts colleges in Brics countries interpret classic European texts and how we keep it traditional and relevant to that particular country.Genna Galloway, Actor and choreographer - The Waterfront Theatre School
According to Galloway, the group will be doing segments of Oedipus Rex, putting some South African cultural spin to it.
We have identified that there are five themes within the choral piece we are doing of worship, prophesy, protests, celebration and mourning.Genna Galloway, Actor and choreographer - The Waterfront Theatre School
We have incorporated the African tradition of how one interprets those...Genna Galloway, Actor and choreographer - The Waterfront Theatre School
The festival will be taking place from 27 May to 6 June 2019.
Other institutions taking part include the University of Beijing, the University of Delhi and the Casa de Artes Das Laranjeiras in Brazil.
To hear the rest of the conversation, listen below:
Zolani Mahola, former lead singer of Freshlyground, chats about her new one-woman show “The One who Sings”.Read More
Kieno Kammies meets Juliet Harding's mom and dad to find out more about the singer/songwriter's musical journey.Read More
'My mom gave up on trying to tell me what to do at an early stage,' says Georgia and she has certainly followed her passion.Read More
Regular password resets, two-step authentification, accounts geo-fencing and even possible fingerprint IDs could be on the cards.Read More
Steve Hall penned his thoughts while watching SA's World Cup victory. He read and posted his touching poem at the final whistle.Read More
Grammy Award-winning SA flautist opens up about his musical journey and his life-changing collaboration with Ndlovu Youth Choir.Read More
David Scott of The Kiffness has a new song coming out. He talks about his musical journey and his battle to get paid royalties.Read More
The world-renowned cellist will perform Johann Sebastian Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello on 8 February 2020.Read More
Cape Town Stadium will be the new home of Western Province rugby in 2021. CEO Paul Zacks explains the motivation behind the move.Read More
Chef and TV host Lorna Maseko dishes on her new cookbook, upcoming US tour and other business ventures she'll be serving the world.Read More