Have a peek at this great film of ‘Life Remixed’, ‘electric’ youth dance piece, fusing folk and hip hop performed by youth dancers from the North West. Created by Folk Dance Remixed, the piece was commissioned by the English Folk Dance and Song Society in partnership with North West Dance for U.Dance 2016 in Salford in 2016.
Ginny Brown, Head of Education & Training, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, was in the audience and said: “It was wonderful to see so many young people from across the North West performing at the beginning of U Dance 2016. The blend of traditional folk dance and contemporary hip hop clearly enabled all the young people to express their individuality. The piece seemed to bring folk dance to life for a new generation and the energy and obvious enthusiasm of the performers was infectious! It was great to see traditional folk dance embraced as a vibrant part of young people’s dance in the UK.“
We’re really keen to do more of these projects – so if you know anyone who should be talking to us – let them and us know TODAY! Cheers!
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