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September 2019

LDIF+ Talawa Technique with Thomas Prestø

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
£85 20 tickets left

An intensive session with Thomas Prestø on Talawa technique, a fully codified system of body movement rooted in traditional African and Caribbean movement aesthetics; yet relevant in the contemporary. The technique combines rhythmic structures, a specialized approach to grounding, and traditional African aesthetic movement qualities to allow dancers to develop full ownership of their bodies and embrace their own identities. The masterclass includes a ticket to Tabanka Dance ENsemble's performance on Friday 27 September 2019.

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Black History Month Launch: Tabanka

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£14 – £16 75 tickets left

Tabanka African and Caribbean Peoples Dance Ensemble is a Norwegian based company, led by by artistic director Thomas Talawa Prestø. Rooted in the real need for a kinetic voice that speaks the stories and histories of African diasporic bodies in a modernistic and futuristic reality. The company share a rich and vibrant mixed billed of work that encompasses their unique approach to art and community from an Afrofuturistic and Caribfuturistic perspective, a phrase coined by the company.

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