Buhle Ngaba

Calling all; clowns, professional dabblers, self-proclaimed wallflowers, artists and weirdos to the #AdaptOrFly narrative lab! In the context of her fearless and touching solo Swan Song, actor and writer Buhle Ngaba proposes this Lab as a space of self-discovery through play. Participants will experiment with how to be at home with their own voices and stories – their presence in the world; and how to go about sharing their individual story with the world. The sessions will take the format of drama therapy exercises, physical theatre tasks, group activities and discussions. Buhle Ngaba and her participants will work together to create an environment where they go on a journey to find the shape and form of their innate hums – the state in which they are self-aware and self-confident enough in their own voices to be unafraid to take action.

Open to all-comers!
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Lab times
Fri, 3 June, 3pm to 6pm
Sat, 4 June, 11am to 4pm (incl. lunch break)
Sun, 5 June, 11am to 4pm (incl. lunch break)
Mon, 6 June, 2pm to 3.30pm (open Lab session)
On Monday afternoon, the Lab will open up to welcome a wider audience.

Participation fee
25 Euro

To participate in the Lab, Buhle Ngaba asks that those interested in attending to submit answers to the following questions:

  • As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? (Your biggest dream! Be honest!)
  • Name three things you would take with you to a deserted island and why ?
  • What would you identify as your most precious object and why ?
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