One Dance UK,
Dance Teaching & Participation Conference
Saturday 25th November, 6.00pm
Trinity Laban, London
On Saturday 25th November, we performed at the One Dance UK Dance Teaching & Participation Conference held at Trinity Laban, London. The dancers presented 'Awaken by Night', choreographed by Heather Benson. The exciting event combined key notes, discussion, practical workshops and research presentations to update, up-skill and uplift dance teachers both within and outside of the formal education sectors.
The evening performance was a mixed bill showcasing children and young people's dance. For more information about the One Dance UK Conference, visit: http://www.onedanceuk.org/event/one-dance-uk-conference-season-2017/.
'Nay Triple Bill' performance
Friday 15th September
On the 15th September, 2017, choreographer Mbulelo Nbabeni launched his company, N'Da Dance Company, with an enthralling evening of dance, entitled the 'Nay Triple Bill'. Held at Rich Mix, We performed his choreographed piece, 'I Matter', as a curtain raiser. To read more about the event, visit here.
End of year Showcase, 'Empowerment' (7th August, 2017)
Our End of Year Showcase was a spectacular show, featuring several pieces in Jazz, Contemporary, Horton Technique, and Caribbean dance styles. The pieces were choreographed by Kamara Gray, Heather Benson, and guest choreographers Shelley Maxwell, and Alleyne Dance. The evening was hosted by the talented Simone Daley-Richards.
The showcase also featured a Special Guest performance by Nafisah Baba, winner of the BBC Young Dancer of the Year Award. Read more about the event here.
End of year Showcase, 'Resilience' (25th July, 2016)
Our end of year show, 'Resilience', took place on Monday 25th July, 2016, and was a fantastic showcase of the dancers' talents. Featuring choreography by Kamara Gray, Hannah Anderson-Ricketts, Namron OBE, Gerrard Martin, Amanda Lewis, and Mbulelo Ndabeni, the evening was a resounding success. Read further about the event here.
End of year Showcase, 'Aspire' (20th July, 2015)
Have a look a some highlights from our fantastic end of year show, 'Aspire', which took place on 20th July, 2015.
We had an amazing evening, with some spectacular special guests! Read all about the event here
'Ina State of Lack'
Choreographed by Gerrard Martin
'In a State of Lack', is a Contemporary dance piece choreographed by Gerrard Martin. Gerrard worked with videographer, Charlotte Levy, to create the footage for this piece. To read more about what took place 'behind the scenes' on our filming day, take a look here.
'In a State of Lack' - Talking Heads
Discover some of the inspiration behind the piece, and also get an insight into the dancers' experience of working with talented dance artist and choreographer, Gerrard Martin.
London Youth Games Finals Festival - 6 July, 2014
Read about our day at the London Youth Games here
Big Dance 'Youth Dance Day' at the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival - 28 June, 2014
Read the blog post about the Big Dance 'Youth Dance Day' here
U.Dance. London Regional Finals at Laban Theatre, Greenwich. 27 April, 2014
Read more about our day at U.dance here
Jamaican High Commission performance
The company dancers were invited to perform for the Jamaican High Commissioner, Her Excellency, The Honorouble Aloun Ndombet-Assamba. The event was part of of a special cultural evening held in honour of two United Kingdom-based Jamaicans who were awarded with the Jamaican Prime Minister’s Medal of Appreciation. The event also celebrated Jamaica's National Heritage Week and the UK's Black History Month. The dancers were fantastic and even received praise from the High Commissioner herself. An amazing honour to have been involved!!