A half-silhouetted dancer gestures with his hands


In this moving dance production, Bawren Tavaziva’s discoveries are a universal comment on Africa and who we are today.

From a little house hidden behind the white master’s mansion, a young man struggles to comprehend where we are now… and why?

Monarchies, political persecution, slavery and modern colonialism create a rich source of untold truths. Exploring the use of motion-capture technology, Boy’s Khaya creates an immersive and unforgettable experience.

Tavaziva’s facility for devising hot, liquid motion is indisputable – The Times

Created by the renowned contemporary African choreographer and musician Bawren Tavaziva, Boy’s Khaya is a thrilling, moving and unforgettable audience experience.

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Boy’s Khaya


Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PT

Tel: 01206573948

Opening Times

Season (2 Nov 2021)