Tau

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Theatre
12+ (L)

Language: Eng
Director: Thabiso T. Rammala and MoMo Matsunyane
Written By: Thabiso T. Rammala
Choreographer: Thabiso T. Rammala
Featured Artists: Khothatso Mogwera, Paul Noko, Mosa Sephiri & Allen Cebekhulu
Company: One Man and His Dog and The Market Theatre

2017 Standard Bank Ovation Award Winner

Tau is set in the Free State where cultural norms and traditional practices still play an important part in the community. Tau lives in a conflict of modern and traditional norms deeply rooted in African history and mythology. His father is a traditionalist and a community elder and his mother a neo-traditionalist with the ability to be swayed. Confronted by this conflict, Tau embarks on a journey of discovering his manhood, himself and his Sesotho culture.

  • Tau was a big winner at this year’s Naledi Awards: it won in the categories Best Ensemble and Best Original Choreography  (Nhlanhla Mahlangu), Best Lighting Design (Hlomohang Mothetho)

 

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