Halka

30./31. May, 1. June 2020

Halka

Groupe Acrobatique de Tanger, Marocco

Groupe Acrobatique de Tangier have a ten-year history of travelling to prestigious theatres around the world, using their boundless energy, skill, and humour to breathe new life into the century-old tradition of acrobatics – an art form that dates back to the 15th century and that is proudly passed on in Moroccan families.

Their current show is called “Halka,” the Moroccan word for a circle of people with an artist in its centre. This old tradition is still very much alive, for example on Marrakesh’s famous Djemaa el Fna square.

Celebrating this long tradition of street performances on Moroccan beaches and in villages, the stage is transformed from desert to crowded public square, from a call to prayer to a magical night-time dance. Acrobatic feats, visual humour, and stirring music mix the traditional and modern, deep culture and the universal. Feel the thrill of Moroccan street life as 14 young acrobats and musicians recreate the sights and sounds of life in the Maghreb.

Halka 02 Foto Richard Haughton
Photos: Richard Haughton
Halka 1 Foto Richard Haughton

For the whole family

Button Familie

Ages:

8+

Language:

Makes itself understood without language.

With:

Najwa Aarras, Mohamed Takel, Amal Hammich, Mohammed Hammich, Mustapha Aït Ouarakmane, Adel Châaban, Mohammed Achraf Châaban, Mhand Hamdan, Abdelaziz El Haddad, Samir Lâaroussi, Younes Yemlahi, Ouahib Hammich, Hamza Naceri, Hammad Benjkiri

Artistic and acrobatic collaboration:

Abdeliazide Senhadji, Airelle Caen, Boutaina el Fekkak, Nordine Allal

Morrocan acrobatics:

Mohammed Hammich (le père)

Music:

Xavier Collet

Costumes:

Ayda Diouri

Duration:

01 hours 00 minutes
no interval

Price:

From €22