The Jubilee weekend will see Dance Woking partner with Stanwell Events group to host a community party in the park to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. Held on the 4th June, this special event held on Long Lane Recreation Ground will see Dance Woking facilitate 2 dance workshops throughout the day, a community flashmob performance with the Youth Club, local community performances and bring professional companies Folk Dance Remixed and MCDC (Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company) to perform for the local residents to enjoy.
Dance Woking Outreach team have been working with the Stanwell Youth Project over the last 6 weeks to device a community performance piece and this will be performed on the day at 2pm.
MCDC will perform Fish Out of Water which is a fresh, family-friendly outdoor dance performance using hip hop, interactive sculptures & responsive music to explore themes of belonging, otherness & migrancy. Follow the dancers as they find themselves in a strange new place and help them overcome bizarre, colourful obstacles. By the end of the show, you can help them build a home somewhere new and show them that whatever challenges we face, we are stronger together.
Fish Out of Water is the latest touring performance from MCDC Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company, known for bold visuals and her signature hip hop and contemporary dance style. Fish Out of Water is Co-commissioned by Applause and The Marlowe, with support of SELEP Ltd as a part of Catalyst For Culture and supported by Arts Council England.
Performances will be at 11.30am & 1.20pm
Folk Dance Remixed are a groundbreaking company creating unique fusions between Folk and Hip Hop styles with live music. Led by Artistic Directors Kerry Fletcher and Natasha Khamjani, the company rediscover old traditions through contemporary forms.
The Ceilidh Jam will get you on your feet for a funked up, unique, folky, social dance – a fabulous chance for all to dance! Using traditional callers to teach, we’ll be mixing folk formations, Street Dance, legendary moves and freestyle grooves – from the Soul Train Line to Lucky 7, Strip the Willow to the Electric Slide. The Ceilidh will be performed at 12.30pm & 2.15pm
Provisional Running Order is as follows:
11.00am Dance Workshop – led by Dance Woking
11.30am MCDC- Fish Out of Water
12noon Stanwell Community performances
12.10pm Dance Workshop – led by Dance Woking
12.35pm Folk Dance Remixed – Ceilidh Jam
1.20pm MCDC – Fish Out of Water
1.40pm Stanwell Community performances
2pm Flash mob – Stanwell Youth Group and audience join in
2.15pm Folk Dance Remixed – Ceilidh Jam