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TORDRE opens rather mischievously with the music from Funny Girl, William Wyler`s American musical film.
Start DateNov 28 2017
French Institute of South Africa in association with the Artscape and CCN2-Centre choregraphique national de Grenoble presents Rachid Ouramdane`s TORDRE, a duo dance piece full of enthusiasm and energy. From the sweet childish rounds to the dervish`s whirls, Rachid Ouramdane`s dancers take us on a fascinating voyage.
TORDRE opens rather mischievously with the music from Funny Girl, William Wyler`s American musical film. Two dancers come charging onto the stage and, as they do so, we smile at the sweeping body beautiful archetypes which lay behind so many of Broadway`s fantasies. It is Annie Hanauer and Lora Juodkaite`s distinctive physicalities that unite them in these raw and captivating self-portraits, threaded with emotion.
TORDRE forms part of the Artscape ArtsAbility Festival.
The underground municipal car park linked to Artscape is open for public parking from 17:00 on weekdays and an hour before the starting time of shows on weekends. It closes at 24:00. The parking fee is R21 and R13 for pensioners.Wheelchair Access
Limited facilities for wheelchairs areavailable in the Opera House and Theatre in accordance with safety regulations. Wheelchair seats can be booked at the Artscape Box Office, at any Computicket outlet, or through the Computicket call centre. Please note that the Arena is not wheelchair friendly. Toilets for wheelchair-bound patrons aresituated in the Marble and Chandelier Foyers of the Opera House and on the lower level of the Theatre Foyer. Limited parking bays are available for bona fide Disabled Parking Disc Holders in the tunnel area opposite the Stage Door entrance, and in the staff parking area. A drop-off facility is available in the tunnel area for patrons who have difficulty walking. Prior arrangements in all regards should be made with the Theatre Manager.