Roukiata Ouédraogo

Ouagadougou pressé / Ouagadougou in a Hurry

Part of the Festival “Sleepless Nights: Burkina Faso between Culture and Revolution”


French / With German and English surtitles / 60 minutes

The piece “Ouagadougou pressé” is a solo by the actress and writer Roukiata Ouédraogo. She tells of the ordinary life of a young woman in Burkina Faso. The protagonist now lives in Paris and is haunted by memories before taking a holiday back home. Using comic situations and irony, “Ouagadougou pressé” thematises the country’s social problems. Ouédraogo co-directs the piece with Stéphane Eliard and plays up to 15 roles.


By and with: Roukiata Ouédraogo / Direction: Stéphane Eliard


  • Past
    German premiere
    Wed 16.11.2016, 19:00 / HAU3
    Thu 17.11.2016, 19:00 / HAU3


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