Gregory Maqoma's Vuyani Dance Theatre

Presented by Performing Arts Houston at Wortham Theater Center - Cullen Theater, Houston TX

Apr 21 2023
Gregory Maqoma's Vuyani Dance Theatre

South Africa’s Vuyani Dance Theatre debuts with a powerful musical dance theater work, “Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro.”

Gregory Maqoma’s Vuyani Dance Theatre will make their Houston debut with the critically acclaimed Cion: Requiem of Ravel’s Boléro

Choreography by Gregory Maqoma
Music inspired by Maurice Ravel

The music of Ravel’s Bolero is scored for South African a cappella voices in this dramatic, ultimately uplifting, theatrical-dance work with live music. Drawing inspiration South African author Zakes Mda’s novels Cion and Ways of Dying, the character Toloki moves through a hauntingly beautiful exploration of grief, struggle and relief—a requiem that awakens connection to the departed

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Apr 21, 2023 at 07:30 pm (Fri)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

VIDEOS

  • Gregory Maqoma's Vuyani Dance Theatre: Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Boléro

LOCATION

Wortham Theater Center - Cullen Theater

501 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77002

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