Bouchra Ouizguen

Madame Plaza


“Madame Plaza” is the name of the oldest cabaret in Marrakesh. In this piece of the same name, the choreographer Bouchra Ouizguen works with three women who appear at parties, weddings and in nightclubs. These so-called “Shikhat” have a mixed social standing in Morocco. They are admired for their strong voices and sensuous movements, but are ostracized by their families because exhibiting their intimate lives transgresses the boundaries of what is socially acceptable.

In the context of the festival
"Moussokouma: Zeitgenössischer Tanz aus Algerien, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Marokko, Senegal, Südafrika"

Production: Compagnie Anania.

Co-production: Fabbrica Europa – Firenzeand Montpellier Danse 2009.

With support by Service de Coopération et d’Action Culturelle de l’Ambassade de France à Rabat and Département Afrique et Caraïbes en créations de CULTURESFRANCE – Ministère des Affaires étrangères.

Logistical support: Ecole Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Marrakech and Institut Français de Marrakech.


Choreography:: Bouchra Ouizguen / Dance:: Kabboura Aït Ben Hmad, Fatima El Hanna, Bouchra Ouizguen, Naïma Sahmoud / Music:: “Ahat” von Youssef El Mejjad, “Akegarasu” von Shin-Nai / Light Design:: Yves Godin / Light:: Thalie Lurault / Costume Design:: Nouredine Amir / Management: : Fanny Virelizier


  • Past
    Tue 11.6.2013, 20:00 / HAU1
    Wed 12.6.2013, 20:00 / HAU1


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