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SESSION | Bristol 2018

  • The Station Silver Street Bristol, BS1 5AG (map)

Tonight we come together, to look each other in the eye and dance.
We have time on our side and we’re making a space to call our own.

In this explosive outdoor gathering Still House join forces with Tottenham’s Steppaz Performing Arts Academy and North London’s Afrobeats powerhouse, Empire Sounds to create an exhilarating night of dance and live music where everyone is welcome.

Kicking up a storm in the heart of Broadmead, this visceral performance is part-gig, part-social, and part-dance party moving across hip-hop, contemporary folk and afrobeats vocabularies.

A work by Still House, Steppaz, Empire Sounds
Direction - Dan Canham
Choreography and staging - Odilia Egyiawan, Abena Noel, Dan Canham
Associate consultant & guidance - Laura Dannequin
Performed by - Steppaz Elites and Mini-Elites
Music - Empire Sounds - Josh Donkor, Mike Akrofi, Desty Engele, Tim Pabifio, Aaron Donkor
Company stage manager: Tanya Williams-Griffith
Steppaz CEO - Stacey McKnight
Production Manager - Ethan Hudson (Tottenham), Mekel Edwards (on tour)
Produced by MAYK and LIFT

All ages, please note the show is quite loud so ear defenders may be required for little children.

The show is outdoors so please dress appropriately for the weather.


The venue is wheelchair accessible and there are no restrictions on the number of wheelchairs permitted. Carers get complimentary tickets. If you have any other questions regarding accessibility, get in touch on 0117 947 7948.

The complex choreography, unstoppable spirit and commitment of these young performers is beyond impressive. ★★★★★
— To Do List London

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Presented in Bristol by MAYK in partnership with Creative Youth Network at The Station. Co-commissioned by LIFT, Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts, Bristol Old Vic Ferment & Pavillion Dance South West. Produced by MAYK and LIFT. Supported by Arts Council England.

SESSION is a LIFT Tottenham Original, made in collaboration with artists and communities from Tottenham. LIFT Tottenham is supported by Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch), Jerwood Charitable Foundation, Foyle Foundation, Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust. 

Earlier Event: July 27
Later Event: August 10
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