Received this from Mizna. Mizna is an organization based in Northeast Minneapolis, encompassing and presenting the many facets of Arabic art, culture, language, music, etc.
Written and performed by Taous Khazem
Directed by Zaraawar Mistry
Created in Collaboration with Mizna and Dreamland Arts
Set to the dynamic pulse of Berber and Algerian music, Tizi Ouzou is a story of love, struggle and awakening in the small city of Tizi Ouzou, the historically strife torn capital of the Berber Kabylia region of Algeria. Taous Khazem portrays a multitude of colorful and compelling characters — in search of their history, their country and themselves. (Tickets: $10)
June 1 & 2 at 8:00 p.m.
At Dreamland Arts
677 Hamline Ave N.,
St. Paul, MN 55104
The house only seats 45 so reserve NOW, online or by telephone.
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Bio: Taous Claire Khazem trained at the Jacques Lecoq International Theatre School in Paris, France and Macalester College. She is an actor, director and teaching artist and has performed in Minneapolis with Frank Theater and 2 time Ivey award winning Off
Leash Area Performance Works. She recently directed A Lion’s Tale: Somali Folktales for SteppingStone Theatre where she is also the Education Coordinator. Taous serves on the Mizna Board of Directors.