Re:generations 2014 – ‘Rethinking the past to reimagine the future’
ADAD unveils details for their much anticipated conference: Re:generations – "Rethinking the past to reimagine the future".
Re:generations – the UK’s ONLY international platform dedicated to showcasing African influenced dance styles; such
as Hip Hop, Jazz, Afro Caribbean, traditional and contemporary African and Caribbean, Afro-Latin, and African American Dance – will be held at Pavilion Dance South West (Bournemouth, UK), across a 3 day period (6th, 7th & 8th November ’14).
This spectacular three day conference will be hosted by Hakeem Onibudo (Choreographer, Teacher, British Council Ambassador, Creator of Impact Dance, Red Carpet Movie Premiere Host), with presentations by leading artist such as Sharon Watson (Artistic Director of Phoenix Dance Theatre), and performances by renowned artists from the USA, Canada, Africa, Europe and indeed the UK .
A very special performance by none other than Jonzi D (Artistic Director of Breakin’ Convention) and Tabu-Flo (Winners of the ‘Mirinda Loosen Up’ competition 2010) will feature here also.
Tickets are now available for purchase
These range from a full, 3 day conference tickets, to tickets aimed at specific day(s) and performances.
A quote from Mercy Nabirye, Director (ADAD):
"Regeneration 2014 promises to be a truly international affair bringing together a wealth of world dance leaders, practitioners, managers and young creatives working with African Diaspora dance forms. This is the first time we are hosting the event outside of London, taking it to the South West region at the fantastic Pavilion Dance venue and grounds. The partners have carefully programmed the three days and each day promises to be inspiring with something for each participant"
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Crowd Funding Campaign
In aid of furthering continual support for Dance of the African Diaspora (DAD) here in the UK, ADAD have also announced news of the official Re:generations 2014 online fundraiser campaign – via Indie GOGO.
This campaign is now active and readily available for interaction.
This campaign, entitled ‘Support the Next Generation of Dance Artists!’, is set to last a duration of 60 Days. In exchange for your much appreciated donation, an enticing array of ‘PERKS’ are on offer also.