30 Seconds of Freedom

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Inspired with conversations had in with artists in the midst of the current situation, 30 Seconds of Freedom is a collective dance short bringing together dancers from around the world in an expression of movement, a step outside of reality and a breath in a time of social distancing.

Inspired with conversations had in with artists Kinetic Light in the midst of the current situation, 30 Seconds of Freedom is a collective dance short bringing together dancers from around the world in an expression of movement, a step outside of reality and a breath in a time of social distancing.

Artists in order of appearance:
Kristina and Sadé Alleyne | Filmed/Directed by Rachid Pardo | Alleyne Dance | London, UK
Scarz | Lagos, Nigeria
Preenon Rahman | Leicester, UK
Oluwo Mary Furo | Lagos, Nigeria
Lucy Clark | Trinity Laban | Littlehampton, UK
Elizabeth Arifien | London, UK
Marlène Myrtil | Cie Kameleonite | Martinique
Shelley Eva Haden | Birmingham, UK
Cameron McKinney | Kizuna Dance | New York, USA
Isaac Martin Lerner | Kizuna Dance | New York, USA
Misato Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan
Melina Maliogka | Leicester, UK
Kem Socheath | We Are Epic – Epic Arts | Cambodia
Gloria Bee | London, UK
Antoine Hunter | Urban Jazz Dance Company | San Francisco, USA
Gretchen Erickson | New Orleans, USA
Omari Carter | Motion Dance Collective | London, UK
Holly Francis | Birmingham, UK
Shahada Nantaba Sekajja | RJC Dance Youth Provision Alumna | Leeds, UK
Yim Mary | We Are Epic UK – Epic Arts | Cambodia
Phonr Vireak We Are Epic UK – Epic Arts | Cambodia
Crisna Dwei | We Are Epic/Nalitari Dance | Indonesia
Nurul Jamilah | We Are Epic/Nalitari Dance | Indonesia
Elizabeth Laksmi | We Are Epic/Nalitari Dance | Indonesia
Luthfi Dyah Nur Ramadani | We Are Epic/Nalitari Dance | Indonesia
Putri Rahardjo | We Are Epic/Nalitari Dance | Indonesia
Nurul Dwi Rahmawati | We Are Epic/Nalitari Dance | Indonesia
Daisy Khristanti | We Are Epic/Nalitari Dance | Indonesia
Kadafi Mulula | We Are Epic | UK
Wolman Michelle Luciano | Tabanka Dance Ensemble | Oslo, Norway
Ekperedinma Clarice Okeke | Tabanka Dance Ensemble | Oslo, Norway
Lacky Mahamed | Tabanka Dance Ensemble | Oslo, Norway
Viktor Amel Olivares Pedersen | Tabanka Dance Ensemble | Oslo, Norway
Joel Ramirez | Tabanka Dance Ensemble | Oslo, Norway
Cayla Simpson | Kizuna Dance | New York, USA
Rohan Bhargava | Kizuna Dance | New York, USA
Mallory Galarza | Kizuna Dance | New York, USA
Scarlett Turner and Liza Mortimer | Fuelled Dance Theatre | Leicester, UK
Zahna Simon, Urban Jazz Dance Company | San Francisco, USA
Sara Dos Santos | London, UK
Anna Malina | Bath, UK
Zöe Grain, Boxless Theatre | London, UK
Kimberley Jones, Buitlin_Kimmy | Burton on Trent, UK
Maya Brookes | UK
Si Rawlinson, Wayward Thread | Leicester, UK
Mlindi Kulashe, Northern Ballet | Leeds, UK
NAISDA Dance College | Australia
Dorin Adenekan, REG Style | Winnipeg, Canada
Adélie Geoffroy, Tifila | Guadeloupe
Pawlet Brookes, Serendipity | UK

This event is part of Alternative LDIF, a digital festival of international dance. All events will be online and available to view for 24 hours from the listed start time.

If you would like to support Serendipity and LDIF, please consider making a donation in lieu of purchasing a ticket: paypal.me/AlternativeLDIF20

LDIF Programme

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Dance Dialogues: Gladys M Francis

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Dance Dialogues: Ronald K Brown

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