Art Alert: Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Arts School to STOMP

Ahram Online, Monday 3 Feb 2014

Following a two-week workshop by STOMP trainers from the UK, Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Arts School pupils will perform on 5 and 6 February at Falaki Theatre in downtown Cairo

Al Darb Al Ahmar Art School on El Geneina theatre in June 2013. (Photo: Al Darb Al Ahmar Art School)

Led by trainers from Stomp UK, students from the Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Arts School participated in a two-week workshop that culminates in the performance of their own Stomp version on 5 and 6 February at Faliki Theatre.

Originating in Brighton, UK Stomp is a percussion group known for using ordinary objects, movements and physical comedy on stage.

Al-Darb Al-Ahmar Arts School was founded in 2011 by Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy (Culture Resource) with support from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Al-Fanar Foundation. It aims to teach circus arts and music to students ranging from ages 8 to 16. The school also provides health and social care to its students.

5 and 6 February at 8pm
Falaki Theatre, AUC Tahrir campus, Cairo, Egypt

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