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Mailles by Compagnie Kadidi

Fri 1st July - Sat 2nd July, Various Times

Patrick Studio, Birmingham Hippodrome

Run time: 1 hour

Fri 1 Jul – 20:00

Sat 2 Jul – 19:00

Country of Origin: France/Rwanda/UK

BIDF Festival Pass

£24 for any 3 performances at the Birmingham International Dance Festival (excluding BRB On Your Marks) when purchased at the same time. Available for all seats in the Patrick Studio and in bands B and C in the main house and on full price tickets only.

Dates
Fri 1st July - Sat 2nd July, Various Times
Costs
Full Price: £12, Conc: £8, Under 25s: £5
Special Offers
Festival Pass: Get 3 shows for £24
Recommended For
14+
Location
Birmingham Hippodrome

UK Premiere

With Mailles, the choreographer, singer and author Dorothée Munyaneza created a dance and vocal performance for six female African or of African descent artists. Each of their voices and bodies tells a unique story of journey, commitment and strength. The artists on stage boldly and freely manifest an intimate and collective memory.

“For me, beauty lies in insubordination”.  

Munyaneza weaves these stories together and creates a symphony of voices. In collaboration with artist and designer Stéphanie Coudert, costume and fabric provide a common thread on stage and interrogate femininity and freedom of the body. 

About Dorothée MunyanezaMusician, author and choreographer, Dorothée Munyaneza develops an ardent work. On the international contemporary scene since the early 2000s in several musical and choreographic projects, she starts from the real to capture the memory and the body, the individual and the collective; to speak and to carry the voices of those who are silent; to question the genocide of the Tutsis, the violence against women, the racial inequalities. To hear the silences and see the scars of History.

Assisted Performances

Saturday 2 July

  • 19:00

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