Born in 1974, Faustin Linyekula is a dancer, choreographer, director, and storyteller. After studying literature and theatre, he founded a company in Kenya before coming back to the Republic of Congo to create a “space” of exchange and creation: Studios Kabako first in Kinshasa, then in Kisangani. His shows, which are like storytelling sessions, have been performed throughout the world. Faustin Linyekula is well-known to the audience of the Festival d'Avignon.
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