LATEST NEWS ON VOCAB
California Dreaming – we are in L.A.!
3 weeks, 30 teenagers, L.A.! The final part of State of Emergency’s ‘Where is Home?’ R&D has taken Alesandra and Vicki Igbokwe (Uchenna Dance) into the land of sunshine to work with 30 young people form CalArts University to deliver their annual Summer School.
Acogny meets Fela – join us for class on the 9 June!
Presented by Uchenna Dance, we will be at WAC Arts from 6:30pm on Tuesday, 9 June 2015 for ‘Acogny meets Fela’. Come and join us! For more information contact email@example.com
Spain, Badajoz here we come!
Alesandra Seutin will be teaching Vocab Dance and Germaine Acogny Technique as part of AFRICA EN DANZA, festival of African music and dance. This 11th Edition takes place Spain, Badajoz on Friday 12 – Sunday 14 June. Join us for a great dance! Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
12 May – London crowd: join us at WAC Arts for class!
LONDON ALESANDRA IS BACK AND TEACHING THIS TUESDAY 12 MAY! Uchenna Dance presents Alesandra Seutin/Vocab Dance ‘Dance the Vocab, Live the Movement’ Uchenna Open class (general) 6:00-7:30pm / £6 Uchenna II (intermediate) 7:30-9:00pm / £3 Style: Vocab Dance No booking required, but capacity is limited! Wac Arts Hampstead Town Hall Centre, 213 Haverstock Hill, London… Read more »
From Senegal to South Africa
The travel continues for our Director Alesandra, who is on her way to Johannesburg after a fantastic month at Ecole des Sables, Senegal. Over the next weeks, Alesandra will be working with choreographers Vicki Igbokwe (Uchenna Dance) and South African choreographer David Matamela on State of Emergency‘s international performance project ‘Where Is Home?’ – an ambitious… Read more »
Week 3 at Ecole des Sables in Senegal!
Week 3 at Ecole des Sables in Senegal! Our Director Alesandra has the great pleasure to work with 24 dancers from 15 African countries on a Germaine Acogny Technique workshop entitled “From Gesture to Dance – The dancer as performer”. We are sharing some of the joy with you here
Introducing our new Company Coordinator
We are excited to announce that Silke Arnold has joined the VOCAB team as Company Coordinator. Silke comes with a wealth of experience in dance management and an impressive portfolio that spans 15 years. She will work with us once a week and although her involvement is small in time it won’t be in impact!
Vocab Dance Co & Friends, 5th Edition was a great day!
Vocab Dance Co & Friends Intensive Workshop Edition 5 was a great day! Teachers, musicians, support team and participants, thank you all for making it another amazing Sunday! Within a day, your body, mind and soul goes through joy, challenges like moments where you feel that you are done, but suddenly you are back on your… Read more »
Success for ‘Ceci n’est pas Noire’ in Toronto! Thanks to ADAD
Through a partnership and exchange program between ADAD (UK) and Dance Immersion (Canada), ADAD Trailblazer Champion Alesandra Seutin/Vocab Dance was able to export her work to Toronto, Canada. An extract from the company’s solo ‘Ceci n’est pas Noire’ was premiered as part of Dance Immersion’s ‘Queens Calling’. The solo was received with high praises from the Canadian audiences, over its 3 runs… Read more »
Beautiful words from Greta Mendez on solo ‘Ceci n’est pas Noire’
Alesandra Seutin is Dance, Seutin like some of her contemporaries uses mainly African dance vocabulary to express their contemporary concerns. Every fiber of her being is in the dance, she is made for the stage, she shatters the 4th wall with wit; she is in total control, she draws us [the audience] into her World… Read more »