Perception Gap

Photo Miguel Gomez Con­cep­tu­alised and Per­formed by Patrice Na A Solo Dig­i­tal Per­for­mance explor­ing the psy­cho­log­i­cal pres­sures fac­ing the African immigrant-outsider. Skew­ered between the expec­ta­tions from back home and the chal­lenges of con­for­mity in his new coun­try, our trav­eller is con­fronted with dif­fi­cult ques­tions: “Who am I? What Do I stand for?” There is a […]

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The Man Who Committed Thought


In post­colo­nial Lion Moun­tain, a deter­mined peas­ant seeks jus­tice after hav­ing his cow eaten by the dic­ta­tor of the land, Pres­i­dent Janta. An ini­tially indif­fer­ent Angli­cised African lawyer, much given to quot­ing Shake­speare and the West­ern Canon, is forced to com­mit thought about his own per­sonal respon­si­bil­ity for the state of his coun­try. But is it all in vain? Avail­able for book­ing now.

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The Gospel of Othello


The love between the ‘Black Oth­ello’ and the beau­ti­ful Ital­ian Des­de­mona tran­scends all bar­ri­ers but this is not enough to avert a tragic train of events. Will their story uplift or destroy the spir­its of his peo­ple? What do Africans make of Shakespeare’s por­trayal of this son of Africa? The Gospel of Oth­ello offers us a fresh way of see­ing Oth­ello. Avail­able for book­ing now.

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The Accused


A mul­ti­me­dia dance per­for­mance that explores what the con­di­tions of exile and deten­tion might mean for migrants as well as host cit­i­zens. The piece is inspired by a true account of stow­aways being thrown over­board; it is about dreams of a life left behind and a life longed for. What do host cit­i­zens have in com­mon with ‘out­siders’? How do we arrive at belong­ing? Avail­able for book­ing now.

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Between The Lines

Between The Lines

A con­tem­po­rary dance piece inspired by Ben Okri’s Aston­ish­ing The Gods and his med­i­ta­tion on the nature of invis­i­bil­ity. With live on-stage paint­ing, roller-skating and a metal cube with elas­tic strings on wheels that enables the dancers to express the con­tours and dynam­ics of invis­i­bil­ity. Avail­able for book­ing now.

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