The NTN calls upon film enthusiasts to join them for the last theatre talk series, a platform for critical dialogue and exchange on using theatre as tool for social change and development.
“Our last theatre talk for our upcoming production FOR COLORED GIRLS will take place on Tuesday, 12 November at 18h00, themed: LET HER BE BORN: Using theatre and activism to address women’s issues in Namibia, ” read the invitation.
FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE/WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF is a classic choreopoem by America playwright, novelist, poet and artist Ntozake Shange’s that weaves interconnected stories of love, empowerment, struggle, healing and sisterhood. The work tells the stories of seven women of colour, who experience oppression in society daily. Through poetry, spoken word, song and movement, each woman delivers her survival story with wrenching honesty and humor, of having to exist in a world shaped by sexism and racism.
The play, is directed by Namibian writer and director, Jenny Kandenge with the aim to captivate local audiences about women’s “struggles, strength, desires, resilience, and the sanctified magic of love and possibility”.
The interwoven language of song and movement is complimented with musical direction by Lize Ehlers and choreography by Nikhita Winkler:
Featuring an all-female band with:
Chantell /Uiras “Dliolini’
The production forms as part of the global campaign, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence and will run from 28-30 November 2019, at the NTN’s Auditorium, 20H00 on all evenings.