Ancient Modernity

Welcome to the museum of modern Egyptian culture. Be guided around our display of living sculptures. Local guests will come to celebrate the rich and creative gifts Cairo today has to offer,and international visitors will receive an updated education on Egypt. There will be no Pharaohs, no hieroglyphs and no talk of revolution.
A study of a complex and diverse culture, explored through dance.

This is a non-seated performance.

Concept & direction by Zosia Jo

Film by Ahmed Ezzat

Performed by Aly Khamees, Bashka Jombikova, Mahmoud El Haddad, Mahmoud Zagloul, Marihan Samy, Mounir Saeed, Shady Abdelrahman & Rehab Sherif Kheireldin

Music by Paul White

Recorded sound by Claudio Curciotti

Lighting design by Saber Elsayed

Costume design by Israa Elshorbagy

Production manager Bashka Jombikova

Production assistant Al Kaml Rajab

Performed at Townhouse Rawabet, Cairo

Made in residence at Ezzat Ezzat Contemporary Dance Studio

Funded by Arts Council England / British Council / European Cultural Foundation Step Beyond

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