Category Archives: Drama

50in50: WRITING WOMEN INTO EXISTENCE in NYC!

        Really EXCITED to join 50 Black Women Writers for the internationally curated 50in50: WRITING WOMEN INTO EXISTENCE! This special event featuring an esteemed collective of women actors takes place on Sunday May 14th, 2017 in New York … Continue reading

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A MAN’S STORY EUROPEAN PREMIER AT THE AFRIKA FILM FESTIVAL!!

A MAN’S STORY, directed by Fernando Arrioja and written by MOTION features in the 2017 AFRIKA FILM FESTIVAL in Berlin. Starring Emmanuel Kobongo and produced by Jessica Adams, A Man’s Story makes it’s European premier April 21st through May 6th, … Continue reading

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BLACK LIVES BLACK WORDS HITS TORONTO

                So EXCITED to join the artists, playwrights, actor, directors of the worldwide Theatre Movement! Chicago to UK to Toronto, and beyond… Black Lives, Black Words THE 38TH RHUBARB FESTIVAL 12 ALEXANDER STREET … Continue reading

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Thank You MONTREAL! #CINARS 2016

DJ L’Oqenz behind the Oraltorio sound controls at CINARS 2016, Montreal It was great to hit Montreal for the latest stop on the Oraltorio: A Theatrical Mixtape Tour at CINARS 2016. With 3 shows at the renowned L’Ecole Nationale De … Continue reading

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ORALTORIO HITS MONTREAL FOR CINARS 2016

ORALTORIO: A Theatrical MixTape is excited to hit our next stop – MONTREAL – for the CINARS Biennale. Catch our live and electric double-bill with Volcano Theatre’s CENTURY SONG November 17th, 18th and 19th in the Pauline McGibbon Theatre at the renowned … Continue reading

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NEW OPERA #MOTHERLAND GETS SET FOR PREMIER IN 2017

MOTHERLAND is an interdisciplinary theatre work conceived & directed by MUMBI TINDYEBWA, written by MOTION and composed by DAVID MESIHA.  Featuring a cast of seven women’s voice, MOTHERLAND explores the African mother’s encounter with the ‘other’ from historical realties to modern day phenomenon … Continue reading

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THE 49 LIST!!

IFT Theatre‘s NIGHTMARE DREAM, written by MOTION and conceived/directed by MUMBI TINDYEBWA joins 49 women playwrights & theatre creators on Fu-Gen Theatre’s THE49LIST.com!! THE LIST 1. HOW BLACK MOTHERS SAY I LOVE YOU by trey anthony 2. COMPLEX by rebecca … Continue reading

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[SLOTKIN LETTER REVIEW] ORALTORIO: A THEATRICAL MIXTAPE

“Oraltorio, A Theatrical Mixtape is compelling, throbbing and pulsating with life.” The wondrous Motion tells in rap, hip hop and popping poetry black history from slavery to fist in the air, emphasising Black Lives Matter always. Motion is constantly in … Continue reading

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REVIEW: ORALTORIO: AN AMBITIOUSLY DIFFERENT MIXTAPE OF MUSIC, POETRY & THEATRE

“Tell them we’re coming,” Motion loudly proclaims to the audience; and indeed, you need to know these two talented women are coming your way. Channeling the personas of BGirls to blues women and everything in between, Motion and L’Oqenz perform … Continue reading

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“Oraltorio is as insightful as it is magical!” – Review

ORALTORIO EXPLORES HISTORY AND IDENTITY THROUGH MUSIC, ON STAGE AT THE THEATRE CENTRE IN TORONTO photo: Zahra Siddiqui “With the sound mixed live and the frequent use of projections, this piece is technically complex, but the execution is so seamless … Continue reading

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