Beautiful and thought-provoking, independent artist, Seeta Patel, overlaps forms and concepts, all underpinned by the rigorous thought and attention to detail derived from her classical background of Bharatanatyam to create unique, artistic dance works.
‘Generous’ and ‘gifted artist’, Azara Meghie (in the words of Donald Hutera), combines seamless use of spoken word and hip hop-based dance to pick apart the strands of a real-life experience of isolation, ostracism, homophobia, racism and classism. Azara’s boundless energy, rhythms of playfully sharp language, and movement that’s often fast yet always detailed, she delivers a lively, engaging and powerful performance.View Site
With a passion for politics, reggae music, Irish dancing, and cultural diversity, down to earth Keira Martin creates hard hitting, emotive, honest and passionate contemporary performance art that draws on traditional dance and music influences. What you see is what you get! Prepare to be moved and entertained.View Site
Through dance, circus and theatre, Kapow spread the joy of imagination, physical story telling and the moving body with audiences. Directors, Beth Powlesland and Eithne Kane, believe in wellness and creativity for people and the planet. You’ll catch them at festivals across the UK and in their hometown, Manchester.View Site
Carlos Pons Guerra – DeNada Dance Theatre
National Dance Award nominee Carlos Pons Guerra heads up the clever, sexy, comical and passionately poignant DeNada Dance Theatre. Using vigorous physicality and extravagant theatricality, they provoke, reflect and subvert offering darkly humorous narrative work.
Funny, sexy and flamboyant – The Observer/GuardianView Site
Feminist, contemporary dance artist, Sandra Passirani, creates work with highly relevant social-political themes, where in which she takes back ownership of her body as a queer woman of colour. Sandra’s work is highly influenced by her training at Alvin Ailey, and reveals an emotive physical movement vocabulary that ranges from Jazz through to African Diaspora Contemporary dance styles.