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LANGUAGE community performance project

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article thumb - LANGUAGE. Design: Federico Sancho

LANGUAGE. Design: Federico Sancho


Siobhan Davies Studios are inviting you to join them to create a new dance performance. It will involve up to 12 sessions in June and July, ending with a celebratory performance on Saturday 9 July. It's FREE to take part!

Date & time

Ongoing from 30 June 2022 to 7 July 2022

LANGUAGE community performance project
Day Date Start & end times

Event Details

Address:85 St. George’s Road
Elephant & Castle

Post code:SE1 6ER

Tickets:Sign up for free on our website



Come and join up to 12 sessions from 14 June to 8 July led by incredible artists and ending with a celebratory performance on Saturday 9 July for friends, family, plus lots of people you don’t know!

We will be working with the theme LANGUAGE: trying out different dance styles, moving to express ourselves, playing with the power of communication and the fun and frustration that comes with it. We will use different movement styles including: Contemporary dance, Vogue-chi, Hip-hop, Caribbean dance, Kathak and Martial arts.

If you live, work, study or have a strong connection to Elephant and Castle this project is for you!
Experience: No previous experience is needed, but enthusiasm to try is essential!
Age: All ages are welcome! Participants under 12 should be accompanied by an adult. This is a project where everyone who attends takes part.

There will be three workshop groups meeting at different times of the day on Tuesdays and Thursdays: Group A (morning), Group B (afternoon), Group C (evening). Joint sessions on Saturdays will bring everyone together. A total of 12 sessions plus the show on Saturday 9 July.
The workshops will be led by Annie Pui Ling Lok, Juan Ayala, Emiko Ishii, Atabey Mamasita, Akeim Toussaint-Buck, Maiya Leeke and Josh Hawkins.


By Tube:Siobhan Davies Studios is less than 5 minutes’ walk from Elephant and Castle station



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