Cultiv8 ’07 celebrates African & Caribbean dance in the 21st century. Following the success of Cultiv8 ’05, a pilot project of Dance Northwest, Merseyside Dance Initiative continues to profile groundbreaking dance works by artists from the African & Caribbean Diaspora including Zimbabwe, Jamaica, Burkina Faso, the USA and United Kingdom.
In addition to the above performances, a Seminar event – “Cultural Intelligence – Laying Down Roots/Passing on Knowledge” – will highlight the importance of ensuring high level educational provision for young people, through the formal education system, and into Professional Development of artists.
8.00pm @ Unity Theatre, Friday 28th September 2007 – Tickets £9/£7
Cultural Intelligence – Laying Down Roots/Passing on Knowledge Seminar Event
10.00am-5.00pm @ Unity Theatre, Saturday 29th September 2007 – Tickets £30/£15
Glenmore Reid; Movement Angol; Serge-Aimé Coulibaly
8.00pm @ Unity Theatre, Saturday 29th September 2007 – Tickets £9/£7
To book tickets for all the above events contact the Unity Theatre box office on 0151 709 4988.
Urban Bush Women
7.30pm @ Royal Court Theatre, Tuesday 27th November 2007 – Tickets £9/£7
To book tickets for the above event contact the Royal Court Theatre box office on 0870 787 1866.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & SCHOOLS’ WORKSHOPS
The following professional and educational workshops programme will run alongside the festival:
10.00am-4.00pm @ Hope University, Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd September 2007 – Cost £50/£40
3.00pm-5.00pm @ MDI Studio, Thursday 27th September 2007
12.00 noon-2.00pm @ MDI Studio, Friday 28th September 2007
3.00pm-5.00pm @ MDI Studio, Friday 28th September 2007
3.00pm-5.00pm @ Venue tbc, Sunday 30th September 2007
Schools’ workshops led by H Patten will be available on Thursday 27th & Friday 28th September 2007.
Please contact MDI for workshop information on 0151 708 8810 or email@example.com
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