Presented by East London Dance
London's top dance talent takes over Aldgate Square with incredible performances, live music and dance workshops from hip hop, to Bollywood to Swing.
East London Dance takes over Aldgate Square to present an imaginative and entertaining live programme shining a light on London's amazing dance offer. Join East London Dance in this gorgeous public square for a jam-packed, fun-filled day of free dance workshops and performance for all the family. With performances from some of London's top dance talent and local youth dance companies. Plus interactive Hip Hop, Bollywood and Salsa dance workshops. There's something for everyone to get the City dancing!
The line-up includes:
- 2pm - IMD Legion
- 2:15pm - Bollywood Workshop by Aanchal Gupta
- 3pm - Kofi Mingo
- 3:20pm - Breaking Workshop by Haseeb Hearn
- 3:50pm - BollyRed
- 4pm - Salsa Workshop by Erika
- 5:30pm - Afroqueens Workshop by Olu
- 6pm - Afroqueens
- 6:10pm - Samba Workshop by London School of Samba
Dates: 9 September
Times: 2pm & 5:30pm* (*please note: time change)
Location: Aldgate Square
Duration: 2.5 hours and 1.5 hours
What to expect: Dance / Performance / Live music / Participatory workshops / Drop in / Just turn up / Family friendly / Great for kids
About East London Dance
East London Dance is here to champion and grow east London’s dance scene.
Our doors are open to all. Through our projects, classes, courses and events, we are here for everyone with an interest in expressing themselves through dance. From those with a simple passion for movement, to the creative leaders who go on to form professional dance companies.
We produce and champion boundary-breaking performances and events of all sizes that are led by and bring together artists, producers and participants from our local communities. Trusting in their ambition and placing them at the centre of our decision making is how we give light to the issues that matter and drive the social change we all desire.
East London Dance is committed to inclusivity, equity and accessibility and to representation of the diverse east London communities we serve. We welcome and celebrate all protected characteristics across our programme participants, audiences and staff.
'One of the most extraordinary theatrical events I have seen in a long, long while…' - **** The Guardian
'Young people, professional dancers, singers & musicians, superb choreography. Exhilarating!' - Audience quote
'This event shows how important it is to support organisations like @EastLondonDance such an inspiring project encouraging the next generation of artists' - Audience quote