RAW SILK is an edgy, intense true to life dance/drama with original songs, a compelling script and outstanding choreography. It will take you on a journey to the heart from the moment the curtain rises, and will remain there long after it falls.
Where day is night and night is day, RAW SILK explores the dark and shadowy underworld of South Africa’s street children growing up in a harsh and unforgiving neighbourhood that seemingly cocoons them. This sensitive and thought-provoking production unveils the street children as “silkworms” that hold the most beautiful and precious threads of … RAW SILK
An extremely multi-talented and dynamic cast of 30+ performers, whose unbridled passion, electrifying stage presence and sheer raw talent left audiences speechless with the company’s phenomenal production run of Unchained at the Baxter in April 2016.
The Director, Choreographer, Producer and Scriptwriter, Glenda Jones, progressed from humble beginnings to become one of South Africa’s most acclaimed choreographers and theatre makers. For the past 17 years she has dedicated her life to transforming the young lives of others through both dance and drama. Her productions are renowned for their ability to engage and sustain an audience from the moment they sit down, and she is confident that RAW SILK will take you on a journey that will be hard to forget.
“Afrika Ablaze is a living example of the power and therapy of dance.” Cape Argus
“Agile bodies, bold choreography, unbridled passion and a taste of sheer talent” Argus Tonight
RAW SILK will be touring to London in July 2017! For more information contact Glenda Jones on email@example.com