Jul 4

The Firebird burns brightly

Category: 2016,dance

Report by Smangaliso Ngwenya &  Tsholofelo Tselaemang

The Firebird, originally produced and performed in 1910, takes on a modern, uniquely South African identity in 2016.
It delves into navigating post-apartheid South Africa, looking at the conflicts and winds of change blowing over South Africa in 2016.
Choreographer, Jay Pather and, director, Janni Younge explain how they introduced South African elements like pantsula, gumboot and classic IsisZulu and Setswana dances to the show.

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