Mon, 13 Nov|
Nordic Black Theatre presenterer: Maya Angelou: Black Woman Rising
About the great poet, singer, writer and activist Maya Angelou. We tell the story of her life and work with music, dance and drama.
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13 Nov 2023, 00:00 – 22 Nov 2023, 00:00
Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba, Etiopia
Sasha Amalie Schanke Maria Karlsen Hediyen Azma Aina Gnoutou Mira Zaki Bjørnskau Chris Masters Maya Amina Moustache Thuv
Musicians: Olve Flakne Sankung Jobarteh Uriel Seri Bafana Nhlapo
Director: Cliff A. Moustache Choreographer: Bright Wamwanduka Light designer: Shiva Sherveh Scenography/Video: Sarah Rezayat Costume designer: Emmanuel Prempeh Makeup: Gisella Francisca PR/Communication: Kamelia Javadi Producer: Jarl Solberg
Maya Angelou was, amongst other things, a writer, teacher, dancer, journalist, screenwriter, singer, actor, poet and activist. Her life and work were a great inspiration to many in the 60s and 70s and for the generations that followed. Her books are still on school curriculums worldwide. She was a close friend of both James Baldwin and Malcolm X. She spoke 6 languages, won numerous awards and was a mentor to many artists including Oprah Winfrey. Maya Angelou lived an incredible life that is now being dramatized with dance, live music and drama at Nordic Black Theatre
The performance is in English Duration approx 1h. 30 min.