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Body Politic’s latest production, THEM, brilliantly foregrounds the stories of three sufferers of misogyny and sexual violence, and pushes us to confront our own cultural indifference towards such abuse.
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Eight years after its debut, Some Like It Hip Hop returns to the stage, finally securing hip hop a deserving home in West End theatre.
Read More “ZooNation’s Some Like It Hip Hop at the Peacock Theatre”
Inspired by a real-life earthquake experience, French b-boy Yaman Okur presents 1mm Au Dessus Du Sol, a high-energy piece mixing skilful breaking moves with elements of traditional theatre.
Read More “Breakin’ Convention Presents Yaman Okur and Jean-Philippe Collard-Neven’s 1mm Au Dessus Du Sol at the Lilian Baylis Theatre”
Artists 4 Artists prove that they’re at the forefront of dance innovation and theatrical talent, with their double bill of Christopher Reyes’ Sean and Kloé Dean’s Man Up at the Laban Theatre.
Read More “Artists 4 Artists’ Double Bill: Chris Reyes and Kloé Dean at the Laban Theatre – breathtakingly brave & moving dance by two of hip hop dance theatre’s finest artists”
MADHEAD is the latest phenomenal dance production to come from Olivier Award-winning choreographer, Botis Seva, in collaboration with dancers from the National Youth Dance Company. Here, Hannah Hutchings-Georgiou discusses its themes of generational (dis-)connection, inner conflict and the power of young people.
Read More “National Youth Dance Company’s MADHEAD by Botis Seva: Dance that thrillingly breaks every rule in the school book and leaves you shouting for more”
Body Politic’s latest production, Father Figurine, unites hip hop dance theatre and spoken word to powerful effect when exploring the fractured relationship between a father and his son. Our arts contributor, Shirley Ahura, writes an extended review of this vital, poignant piece.
Read More “Body Politic’s Father Figurine at Stratford Circus Arts Centre”
Breakin’ Convention 2019, a specially curated international festival of hip hop dance theatre, brings together performers, artists, choreographers, DJs and educators from all over the world for four days of exceptional dance and music.
Read More “Breakin’ Convention 2019 at Sadler’s Wells – Love, Hope and Healing from the Next Generation of Hip Hop Dance Theatre Talent”
Acclaimed dancer and choreographer, Botis Seva, talks about growing up in Dagenham, how dance transformed his life and his latest artistic directorship with the National Youth Dance Company.
Read More “Interview with acclaimed choreographer, Botis Seva – ‘I’m just some boy from Dagenham who loves dancing’”