CORONAVIRUS: 22Feb21 UpdateAll UK venues closed on 16th March 2020. After the Prime Minister's announcement it would appear that, subject to continued control of the virus, venues may re-open with social distancing and limits on audiences from 17th May. Social distancing restrictions may be removed from 21st June. We will continue to update our listings as much as possible to reflect the changes as/when they are reported.
UK Premiere. A unique and exciting event where Africa meets East London. Stratford Circus plays host to five of the continentâs most significant young dance artists. They include Danse LâAfrique Danse 2008 winner Kaolack, with his provocative solo JâAccuse; AndrÃ©ya Ouamba and Fatou Cisseâs intimate duet Contre Poids which explores communication across divides; Michel Kouakouâs meditative solo Behind Me, in which he reflects on his history and origins; and Papy Ebotaniâs autobiographical solo Na Tempo, in which he combines mundane actions with ritualistic behaviour. Each piece is complemented by a short prelude created in response and performed by East London Dance associate artists: Avant Garde Dance, C-12 Dance Theatre and VOCAB Dance. Food and music in the foyer will round off this inspiring evening. African CrossroadsPerformers Michel Kouakou (Ivory Coast - Behind Me), Papy Ebotani (Democratic Republic of Congo - Na Tempo), Kaolack (Ivory Coast - J'Accuse), Cie 1Er Temps (Senegal - Contre Poids).
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