This event finished on: 3 November 2012
Re: Generations is the UK’s largest gathering of dance artists, researchers, choreographers, teachers and students intending to shape future practice in dance from Africa and its diaspora.
This year’s conference, The Next Generation – Mapping New Futures includes talks, film screenings, workshops and performances by contributors from the Caribbean, the UK and the USA, exploring how young people can engage with African-influenced dance.
Featured international guests include Germaine Acogny, the ‘mother’ of contemporary African dance; Kariamu Welsh-Asante, Professor of Dance at Temple University, Philadelphia, and Chris Walker, dancer and choreographer with the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica.
The Place will host evening performances from 8pm featuring curtain raisers from Phoenix Dance Theatre and ACE Youth Dance before Connecting Vibes, Kariamu & Company and performance of Chris Walker’s Urban Fissure by UK-based young emerging artists.
Conference runs from 9am - 6pm.
A 3 - Day Pass includes intermediate level workshops in African inspired dance styles on Sat 3 November, hosted at London Metropolitan University. For more information on the workshops contact .
Full conference outline can be found on the ADAD website.