Dance Black Joy: An adventure in North Carolina

This weekend took me to North Carolina to attend the Collegium of African Diaspora Dance at Duke University. The university itself is steeped in history. The campus was largely designed by Julian Abele, one of the first prominent African-American architects, and the university was one of the first to open their doors to women, in…

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IABD – An LA Adventure

  The International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD) is a network for artists, administrators, practitioners and academics to come together, both to highlight and seek to resolve key issues and also to celebrate the tenacity and strength of the Black dance community. The association was founded by Joan Myers Brown, who as you may…

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What Should you Expect from Germaine Acogny in LDIF 2018

We have just 13 weeks to go before we celebrate International Dance day on the 29 April! But most importantly with 13 weeks to go until the launch LDIF 2018, I thought I would give you a bit of an insight into what to expect from one of our visiting artists, Germaine Acogny. During the…

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What is LDIF all about?

Hello Everyone! Happy New Year and all that jazz! Hope everyone is having a great year so far, especially with the upcoming and long-awaited Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2018! Today you have me, Keila DMU graduate and current Intern at Serendipity.  With the New Year having come and gone, it brings in its path 2018,…

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What can you as a performer gain from Serendipity events?

Hi guys! As one of the new interns working with Serendipity for the next six weeks, one of my roles includes taking over the blog and getting to share some of my experiences with you. I have recently graduated from De Montfort University with a BA(hons) in Arts and Festivals management and Dance. Throughout my…

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2017: Serendipity’s review of the year

2017 has been a milestone year for Serendipity, so we thought we would take a look back at the last twelve months and share with you some of our highlights. A snowy day in February, saw the first official event of the year with a Lost Legends Exchange with Dr Kehinde Andrews, one of the…

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What’s in store for Let’s Dance International Frontiers 2018?

Let’s Dance International Frontiers has developed a reputation for showcasing trailblazing International practitioners alongside new talent, and the programme for LDIF18 is no different! We are thrilled to be able to announce the line-up for the festival, with new work from trailblazers Germaine Acogny, Nora Chipaumire, Namron and emerging talents Ella Mesma, Mac Daniel V.…

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Cheer for Good

In the countdown to Christmas, Serendipity are thrilled to have been nominated to be a part of Starbucks’ Cheer for Good! Which provides us with an opportunity to raise up to £2,000! However, this won’t be possible without your support! Serendipity is asking supporters and the local area to ‘cheer’ for us on Twitter using…

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Have you heard of Cameron McKinney?

If you haven’t heard of Cameron McKinney by now, you should have. One of the perks of working with emerging artists is the opportunity to see them grow both personally and professionally, and Cameron McKinney is one such artist. A dancer and choreographer based in New York, Cameron is no stranger to Let’s Dance International…

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