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Uchenna Dance & The Place Present: Hansel & Gretel

The classic fairy tale gets a dance makeover.

Our two heroes find themselves lost in a big city, overwhelmed by the sights, sounds and smells. Together the brave duo must outwit the adults to find their way back to their family in a show where kids are number one!

Work Place Artist Vicki Igbokwe puts her unique Uchenna Dance twist (The Head Wrap Diaries) on the much-loved story, weaving dance styles House, Waacking and Vogue, with African and Contemporary Dance.

This treat of a show will delight the whole family and leave them grooving in their seats!

With an exciting original musical score by Ghanaian composer Kweku Aacht, the production is written by Gbolahan Obisesan, set and costume design by Lucy Sierra, lighting design by James Mackenzie and assistant choreography by Ingrid Mackinnon

Age Guidance: 5+

Hansel & Gretel is touring throughout the UK in 2019.

Confirmed dates are:

  • Bernie Grant Arts Centre, London: Fri 23 - Sat 24 Nov 2018
  • DanceXchange, Birmingham: Fri 30 Nov - Sat 1 Dec 2018
  • Quarterhouse, Folkestone: Fri 8 - Sat 9 Feb 2019
  • Cambridge Junction, Cambridge: Sun 10 Feb 2019
  • The Egg, Bath: Wed 20 - Sat 23 Feb 2019

Watch this space for more info on dates through the Rural Touring Dance Initiative.