MONDAY, 29th april :

The Institut français du Nigéria celebrates the International Dance Day with a 3-part event.

 

6:30PM – Panel Discussion : Nigeria’s contemporary dance scene overview

On April 29, it is all about Dance… for this panel discussion, we invited Wale Aleb, contemporary dancer, Jemima Angulu, founder and Art Director of The Krump Dance Studios and Nduwhite Ndubusi, Director of The International Institute for Creative Development.

 

7:30PM – Screening of the documentary “Dance for Change”

This film focuses on contemporary dance in Africa through the work and journeys of 3 choreographers: Serge Aimé Coulibaly (Burkina Faso), Qudus Onikeku (Nigeria) and Nelisiwe Xaba (South Africa). Director: Cécile Thery.

 

8:30 – Dance performance by the Krump Dance Studios

“Textures” is a production that analyses and expresses individuality, growth, pain, excitement, rebellion, our constant need to connect with others and how our society is a reflection of our actions. Choreographed by Jemima Angulu and performed by 8 dancers of The Krump Dance Studios, an excerpt of this piece was shown during our last Garden After Work.