1.30pm and 6.30pm

The Queen’s Gardens, Fell Road, Croydon CR0 1YJ

11 Dance Performances

2.30-6.00pm

Braithwaite Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET

FREE ADMISSION. Book your tickets at Eventbrite.

6 Dance Films

4.15-6.00pm

David Lean Cinema, Katharine Street, Croydon CR9 1ET

FREE ADMISSION

The dance festival starts and ends with Origami at the Queen’s Gardens on Fell Road. Origami is part of the Dance Umbrella London. The festival continues inside Braithwaite Hall with a rage of exciting contemporary dance performances and dance films by Croydon based and national dance companies and artists. Made in Croydon is also participating in the festival. It’ll will showcase work by selected local visual artists and craftspeople.

Chandenie Gobardhan

Chandenie Gobardhan

As hymn-like whispers grace the air, tear-filled skies witness the unravelling of loss in an unforgiving world. Rudra transports the audience into a realm unknown, where destruction’s power is fearlessly embraced and experienced.

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Jose Agudo Workshop

Jose Agudo Workshop

Jose’s class is fun inclusive and has a dynamic quality. Come and join this workshop if you are Intersted in learning a style that is an interesting mix of Kathak, Flemecon and contemporary dance.

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Ceyda Tanc Dance

Ceyda Tanc Dance

A celebration of what it means to be female, Kizlar is an aesthetically driven  exploration of femininity and masculinity, strength and vulnerability, creating a visually stunning dance work.

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Splice

Splice

Splice is an exploration of connection and architecture between two bodies as they configure themselves between restriction and possibility,

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Folk Remix

Folk Remix

A fresh, quirky, colourful and magical collision of traditional and Hip Hop dance and music: high-energy, with a unique remix of Maypole, Clogging, Ceilidh, Street, House and Breakdance with a hint of African & Bollywood.

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Garba Flow

Garba Flow

Feel the pulse of tradition with Garba Flow’s exquisite medley of Garba and Gujarati Folk dance.

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SE19 Dance Project

SE19 Dance Project

While the future is difficult to imagine, preparing for it is also vital and needed. Through this work we would like to consider what we can expect from the future on a personal level.

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Grand Gesture

Grand Gesture

In 1969 a new spirit of change was dancing across the world. Grand Gesture takes a leap back into the year of liberation, rebellion and exploration that defined their generation.

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Croydon Folk Ensemble

Croydon Folk Ensemble

Folk dance encompasses a rich diversity of dance forms, having developed over centuries in various communities across the world. This show is a showcase of both traditional folk dance and its contemporary interpretations, presented by community groups.

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Bird Gang Ltd. & The Place

Bird Gang Ltd. & The Place

BOOK 4 SHORTS is a Hip-Hop dance adventure where two friends need your help! Join in with the dancers and get the chance to finish telling their story in this interactive and lively show.

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Slide Dance

Slide Dance

Crosswor(l)ds explores a quest for solutions in an ever-changing world, dealing with themes of agency and identity.

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Shyam Dattani

Shyam Dattani

Dvihīna, Sanskrit for ‘devoid of gender’. Dvihīna hopes to, through the choreography, de-gendered costume and original score, allow an appreciation of the movement itself over the body wearing the movement.

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Jose Agudo Dance Company

Jose Agudo Dance Company

Drawing inspiration from Joseph Campbell’s iconic work “The Hero’s Journey,” this personal and introspective dance piece invites audiences to witness a profound exploration of self-discovery.

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Jose Agudo Dance Company

Jose Agudo Dance Company

Rooted in the Sanskrit word for “discovery,” the performance follows the transformative voyage of an artist unncovering the art form of kathak.

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Belinda Roy and Pallavi Anand

Belinda Roy and Pallavi Anand

“Between the poles of the conscious and the unconscious, there has the mind made a swing; Thereon hang all beings and all worlds, and that swing never ceases its sway”. Kabir Das

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Films- 4.15pm David Lean Cinema, Croydon

Chandenie Gobardhan

Chandenie Gobardhan

As hymn-like whispers grace the air, tear-filled skies witness the unravelling of loss in an unforgiving world. Rudra transports the audience into a realm unknown, where destruction’s power is fearlessly embraced and experienced.

read more
Jose Agudo Workshop

Jose Agudo Workshop

Jose’s class is fun inclusive and has a dynamic quality. Come and join this workshop if you are Intersted in learning a style that is an interesting mix of Kathak, Flemecon and contemporary dance.

read more
Ceyda Tanc Dance

Ceyda Tanc Dance

A celebration of what it means to be female, Kizlar is an aesthetically driven  exploration of femininity and masculinity, strength and vulnerability, creating a visually stunning dance work.

read more
Splice

Splice

Splice is an exploration of connection and architecture between two bodies as they configure themselves between restriction and possibility,

read more
Folk Remix

Folk Remix

A fresh, quirky, colourful and magical collision of traditional and Hip Hop dance and music: high-energy, with a unique remix of Maypole, Clogging, Ceilidh, Street, House and Breakdance with a hint of African & Bollywood.

read more
Garba Flow

Garba Flow

Feel the pulse of tradition with Garba Flow’s exquisite medley of Garba and Gujarati Folk dance.

read more
SE19 Dance Project

SE19 Dance Project

While the future is difficult to imagine, preparing for it is also vital and needed. Through this work we would like to consider what we can expect from the future on a personal level.

read more
Grand Gesture

Grand Gesture

In 1969 a new spirit of change was dancing across the world. Grand Gesture takes a leap back into the year of liberation, rebellion and exploration that defined their generation.

read more
Croydon Folk Ensemble

Croydon Folk Ensemble

Folk dance encompasses a rich diversity of dance forms, having developed over centuries in various communities across the world. This show is a showcase of both traditional folk dance and its contemporary interpretations, presented by community groups.

read more
Bird Gang Ltd. & The Place

Bird Gang Ltd. & The Place

BOOK 4 SHORTS is a Hip-Hop dance adventure where two friends need your help! Join in with the dancers and get the chance to finish telling their story in this interactive and lively show.

read more