a unique collaboration between 10 UK & South African performance poets.
In March as a follow up to the successful ‘Beyond Words’ tour by leading South African poets the British Council funded ‘Verbalized’ a tour of South Africa by young UK poets.
Verbalized is a unique collaboration between 10 UK & South African performance poets. Inspirational & exciting, full of rich soul stirring song & explosive lyrical injection. It is part of the British Council's New Work New Audiences, a long term cultural exchange program.
In October Verbalized the UK tour will be taking place. From the UK, curator Zena Edwards features alongside Khadijah Ibrahiim, Kayo Chingonyi, Dzifa Benson & Avaes Mohammad. From South Africa, featured poets are Mpho ya Badimo, Naima Mclean, Mbali Vilakazi, Masana Mulaudzi & Bulelwa Basse. Co-ordinated by Segun Lee-French.
Thursday 7 October London Albany
Thursday 14 October Bristol Old Vic
Friday 15 October Birmingham The Drum
Monday 18 October Theatre in the Mill, Bradford
Wednesday 20 October Café Euro, Sheffield
Thursday 21 October Manchester Contact Theatre
In some of the cities alongside the gigs there will be workshops, for further information email email@example.com
If you want to check out the earlier tour of South Africa by the UK poets in March go to : http://verbalized.ning.com/
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