The Big Dance Weekender is aimed at people of all ages and all levels of ability to come and enjoy the enchantment of dance. Featuring taster dance sessions, dance performances, cabaret and dance films, free Outdoor Cinema screenings, this weekend is for children and adults alike. There will be something for everyone from street dance, the Charleston, lindy hop, tango, contemporary and lots more.
Some events are free while others are ticketed you can purchase individual tickets or an ‘all events ticket’ for all performances. (However seating will not be allocated), so put on your dancing shoes and shimmy on down to Watermans for a dance weekend hotter than July!
The weekend begins on Thursday 11 July and runs until 14 July. Highlights include:
• Dance Cabaret on Friday and Saturday hosted by Bollywood dance entertainer, and choreographer, Jay Kumar
• Kaavish by Sonia Sabri in the theatre on Thursday
• Family entertainment with DJ Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall who is currently performing on the Southbank on Sunday afternoon
• Then Geraldine Pilgrim will be performing her ridiculously satirical HANDBAG with a local cast on Sunday evening
• Watermans based resident dance groups, Alluminae and Alliance showcase their work as well as students of Monisha Bharadwaj studying Bharatanatyam.
At the end of each evening there will also be free films on the terrace including Moulin Rouge, Saturday Night Fever and The Rocky Horror Picture Show.