Cherepaka (Canada)

Cherepaka goes beyond the limits of the human body – and explores the limits of our sheer existence.

*Arab World Premier[…]

  • Saturday 10 March - 8:30 PM to 9:25 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery
  • Sunday 11 March - 8:30 PM to 9:25 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery

Alors, est-ce que c’est là? (So, is it here?) (France)

This sensory immersion dances on the edge of so-called reality. So, is it here?

*Arab World Premier

Type: Theatre[…]

  • Tuesday 13 March - 8:30 PM to 9:20 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery
  • Wednesday 14 March - 8:30 PM to 9:20 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery

Before The Revolution (Egypt)

Carried by the two motionless actors, these heterogeneous materials draw with finesse the contours of an oppressive landscape while leaving[…]

  • Tuesday 20 March - 7:00 PM to 7:40 PM - Rawabet Theater
  • Saturday 24 March - 5:00 PM to 5:40 PM - Rawabet Theater
  • Sunday 25 March - 5:00 PM to 5:40 PM - Rawabet Theater

Possession (Egypt/UK)

Possession/Al Ghiwaya takes the audience on a whirlwind journey through music and song, inspired by both silence and possession[…]

  • Wednesday 21 March - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Studio Nasibian Theater (Preview)
  • Thursday 22 March - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Studio Nasibian Theater
  • Friday 23 March - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Studio Nasibian Theater

Carnivorous (Lebanon)

Carnivorous is full of dark humour and looks unflinchingly at the absurd sides of our everyday lives.

Type: Theatre
Duration[…]

  • Thursday 22 March - 6:30 PM to 7:25 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery
  • Friday 23 March - 6:30 PM to 7:25 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery

Egyptian Contemporary Dance Programme (Egypt)

The Resilience of the Body & Portray

Type: Contemporary Dance
Duration: 45 minutes
Language: 22 March (Arabic), 23 March (English[…]

  • Thursday 22 March - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM - Rawabet Theater
  • Friday 23 February - 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM - Rawabet Theater

As Far As My Fingertips Take Me (Lebanon)

His tale doesn’t just touch me in a fleeting way – as the many stories and images reported in the[…]

  • Friday 23 March - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM - D-CAF Festival Hub
  • Saturday 24 March - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM - D-CAF Festival Hub
  • Sunday 25 February - 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM - D-CAF Festival Hub

The Store (Egypt)

“Just like the desert, the sea does not quench thirst.”   

*Fringe programme-AAF

Type: Site-specific theatre
Duration: 70 mins[…]

  • Saturday 24 March - 5:00 PM to 6:10 PM - Confidential
  • Saturday 24 March - 7:00 PM to 8:10 PM - Confidential
  • Saturday 24 March - 9:00 PM to 10:10 PM - Confidential

And Here I Am (Palestine/Iraq/UK)

This powerful real-life account of life in Jenin in the West Bank is a raw and sharply comic production[…]

  • Saturday 24 March - 6:15 PM to 7:35 PM - Rawabet Theater (English)
  • Sunday 25 March - 6:15 PM to 7:35 PM - Rawabet Theater (Arabic)
  • Monday 26 March - 8:30 PM to 9:50 PM - Rawabet Theater (Arabic)

Ta’ Sakena (Egypt)

*Fringe programme-AAF

Type: Theatre
Duration: 45 minutes
Language:Arabic with English synopsis

Produced by: Kamyna Trust and Noon Creative[…]

  • Saturday 24 March - 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM - Old French Consulate
  • Sunday 25 March - 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM - Old French Consulate

Aysha (Egypt)

Your emotions are your disciples, teach them how to dance…
– Ragheb Abushahba

*Fringe programme-AAF

Type: Theatre (monodrama)
Duration: 40[…]

  • Saturday 24 March - 8:00 PM to 8:40 PM - Studio Nasibian Theater (Preview)
  • Monday 26 March - 7:00 PM to 7:40 PM - Studio Nasibian Theater

The Second Copy: 2045 (Morocco)

Atbane often loses himself in the passion of his performance as he discusses the perils of limited freedom of speech[…]

  • Saturday 24 March - 8:30 PM to 9:15 PM - Old French Consulate
  • Sunday 25 March - 8:30 PM to 9:15 PM - Old French Consulate

Emerging Arab Choreographers

Emerging Arab Choreographers Curated by Nedjma Hadj Benchelabi.

The Absentee (Egypt)

Type: Contemporary Dance
Duration: 35 mins
Language: English with[…]

  • Sunday 25 March - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery
  • Monday 26 March - 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery

Tarab (Switzerland)

Watch Cairo’s streets come to life in this hypnotic, spiraling group performance!

Type: Dance
Duration: 55 mins

Choreography, concept[…]

  • Wednesday 28 March - 8:00 PM to 8:55 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery
  • Thursday 29 March - 8:00 PM to 8:55 PM - AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery

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