In Performance: Robyn Orlin – Walking next to our shoes… (NJ, NYC, USA)


Walking next to our shoes…ntoxicated by strawberries and cream, we enter continents without knocking
Thurs., Feb. 10 & 17; Fri., Feb. 11 & 18 • 7:30pm
Sat., Feb. 12 & 19 • 8:00pm
Sun., Feb. 13 & 20 • 3:00pm
Peak Performances @Montclair

A Piece by Robyn Orlin
Performed by Phuphuma Love Minus, with Xolisile Bongwana, Vusumuzi Kunene, Ann Masina, Thulani Zwane

American Premiere

Artists around the world are constantly inspired by the beauty, struggles, culture and history of South Africa. Paul Simon’s Graceland introduced its musical roots to the pop culture mainstream. Athol Fugard exposed its dramatic wisdom. Now, another South African auteur is taking the pulse of her country’s complex social reality.

Robyn Orlin is known for work that can be subversive, outrageous, provocatively humorous, and visually arresting. From her early days as a choreographer during the Apartheid era, Orlin has made a career of confronting taboo subjects with a heightened, vaudevillian theatricality that aims to test and redefine ideas about South African performance.



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