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SESSION | National Theatre Riverstage

  • National Theatre Upper Ground London, England, SE1 9PX United Kingdom (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 on the South Bank, this visceral performance is part-gig, part-social, and part-dance party moving across hip-hop, contemporary folk and afrobeats vocabularies.

Plus Empire Sounds set after the show on Friday (at 21:10) and before the show on Saturday (19:00).

Part of National Theatre's Riverstage.

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.

Image credit: Paul Blakemore

Earlier Event: July 27
SESSION | Bristol 2018
Later Event: August 31
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