Being coloured/ful in a black and white world
Wednesday, March 4 | Jacqui du Toit with Being coloured/ful in a black and white world (Arts Court Theatre)
International storyteller Jacqui Du Toit takes you on a journey to her mother land, South Africa, to the times of great struggle, uprising and racial divide, and shares the details and stories of growing up in apartheid and post apartheid, the time of great social changes and the creation of the Rainbow nation. With her expressive and captivating storytelling, Jacqui will have you laughing, crying - and even dancing - at the end of the performance.
Nominated for both Prix Rideau and Capital Critics Circle Awards, Jacqui du Toit is an international theatrical performer and storyteller from South Africa. She holds a B.A. in Theatre and Performance from the University of Cape Town and has been working extensively as a professional actress, storyteller and arts educator. Her experience covers a wide range of fields including writing, directing, acting, movement and puppetry. Jacqui immigrated to Canada in 2011 and now resides in Ottawa, where she is the Co-Creator of The Origin Arts and Community Centre and the Creator of 8thGeneration Performance. With both of her companies, Jacqui has created numerous community-engaged, theatrical storytelling productions, including It Is Good (2018), Valley of Stone (2017) and The Hottentot Venus - Untold (2016). Recent acting credits include: The Omnibus Bill by Darrah Teitel (TACTICS), directed by Esther Jun, and The Drowning Girls (GCTC), directed by Bronwyn Steinberg.