BAA events

March 19-20, 2016

Jamal Tamaart and Yassine Enssimi

Performance and Workshop -- Free and open to the public


The Brickbottom Gallery welcomes the Dramatic Association for Artistic Creation, a two-man performing troupe from Somerville’s Moroccan Sister City, Tiznit, for two free events:


Performance: “What a Beautiful Life!”
Saturday, March 19, 7pm

Written and directed by Jamal Taamart

Daily stories of the human in the form of comedy interspersed with scenes of lyrical and expressive dances addressing various topics including love, caprice, land, culture, war, racism, brotherhood, aggression, loneliness, deception, immigration, nostalgia. Taamart describes the performance as "A cocktail of subjects in a comic mold performed by young actors who are trying to bring joy to people's hearts.


Theater workshop: Art and Culture Are the Pillars of Tolerance
Sunday, March 20, 2-4pm

Participants will work in groups to practice new theater exercises, and techniques exploring storytelling, movement, and humor.


Jamal Taamart and Yassine Enssimi have been touring France, Bulgaria, Tunisia, Turkey and Russia. Taamart is a Moroccan author, actor, director, and leadership coach.

All events are FREE and open to the public!