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Screenings from Season 1

Screenings from Season 1

For those who missed Season 1 of the The Centre for the Less Good Idea, we are excited to share that you will now be able to catch up on all the Season 1 events on film with a special weekend of screenings at The Bioscope from 4 - 6 August. 

Season 1 brought over 60 collaborators together (under the guidance of curators William Kentridge, Lebogang Mashile, Gregory Maquoma and Khayelihle Gumede) for a season of multi-diciplinary events held at The Centre in March 2017. If you missed the first Season of the Centre for the Less Good Idea, make sure to catch the screenings at The Bioscope. 

Schedule as follows: 
Friday, 4 August at 7pm : 4 SHORT BECKETT PLAYS
Running time : 54min 

Screening of an evening of 4 short plays by Beckett, performed back to back. 
Rough for Theatre I | Starring Hamilton Dhlamini and Dan Robbertse. Directed by Khayelihle Gumede 
Not I | Starring Patricia Boyer. Coached by Gretha Brazelle 
Play | Starring Zethu Dlomo, Tony Miyambo and Boitumelo Motsoatsoe. Directed by Khutjo Green 
Catastrophe | Starring Vanessa Cooke, Hamilton Dhlamini and Xolani Dlamini. Directed by William Kentridge. 

Saturday, 5 August at 4pm : IN THE RING 
Running time (80min) 
A screening of an evening of collaborative performances from artists across the disciplines of theatre, visual art, poetry, music and dance

Choreographed by Gregory Maqoma, Nhlanhla Mahlangu and Sello Pesa
Composed by João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga
Curated by Lebogang Mashile, Khayelihle Dominique Gumede, Gregory Maqoma and William Kentridge 

Performers include Lebogang Mashile, Ann Masina and Tlale Makhene, Rita Mwerbi, dancers; Thulani Chauke, Sello Pesa, Brian Mtembu and Humphrey Maleka actors; Hamilton Dlamini, Dan Robbertse,Tony Miyambo, Zethu Dlomo and Boitumelo Motsoatsoe, musicians; Tsepo Pooe, Waldo Alexander, Tshepang Ramoba, Dan Selsick, Phumpuma Love Minus, boxers; Hillbrow Boxing Club, James Sey, John Sibanda and Andson Kazembe 

Saturday, 5 August at 7pm : AT THE CENTRE
Running time (86min) 

an evening of collaborative performances from artists across the disciplines of theatre, visual art, poetry, music and dance

Choreographed by Gregory Maqoma and Nhlanhla Mahlangu
Composed by João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga
Curated by Lebogang Mashile

Performers include William Kentridge, a 10 piece experimental orchestra conceptualised by João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga, musicians include Thandi Ntuli (piano),Tlale Makhene (percussion, voice), Ann Masina (voice),Tsepo Pooe (cello),Waldo Alexander (electric violin), Mpumelelo Mcata (electric guitar),Tshepang Ramoba (electronic drums), Dan Selsick (trombone, EWI electronic wind instrument), Janus Fouché (theremin, artificial intelligence programming) artist | William Kentridge (drawings and instructions to the orchestra), poets; Mutle Mothibe, Mutinta Bbenkele and Masai Dabula, dancers; Thulani Chauke, Xolisile Bongwana and Phuphuma Love Minus. 

When

Fri 4 Aug 2017
7:00 pm

Where

The Bioscope
286 Fox Street, City and Suburban

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Price

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