Feel the Rhythm Productions promotes dance within the African diaspora with workshops, showcases, interviews and education throughout the United Kingdom and beyond.
Regular events include:
annual Afro Dance Xplosion weekend
"A weekend with ..." series
Providing opportunities for young people to participate in workshops, meet guest artists and perform in the yearly ADX Showcase.
We are looking for talent for our next ADX festival that will be taking place on 8th Nov to 10th Nov 2024 at The Place. We are looking for African and African Diaspora Dance live or on film. Applications must be in by 31 May 2024.
Go to the following to apply.
There's much to see here! So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about Feel the Rhythm Productions (FTRP) These photographs are from the many events that FTRP organised from 2011 to 2019. Photographers are Mateo Photography, Veronique Leopoldino and Feel the Rhythm Productions.
The Afro Dance Xplosion is a festival celebrating dance and music from Africa and the Diaspora. The festival includes a Showcase and workshops taught by teachers, specialising in styles within the African Diaspora. Normally the festival takes place during the month or October, which is Black History Month in the UK.
Artists, which include Choreographers, Dancer, Musicians, and creatives are invited to be apart of ADX. ADX especially loves to work with young people as we realise that they are the future of music and dance in the African Diaspora. Please click the following link to see the Showcase Taster for ADX 2019.
Be apart of an annual festival that showcases dance within the African Diaspora by choreographers and/or Musicians from the African Diaspora. The Showcase also features music based in the African Diaspora. See the review in "The Voice" magazine covering ADX 2019.
2020 was an exciting time for Afro Dance Xplosion, Afro Dance Xplosion 2020 "And Still We Dance!" won the Best Dance Production from the The Black British Theatre Awards.
The director and CEO of Feel the Rhythms Productions, Carolyn Lilly, won the Dance Programming Award from One Dance UK. ADX is now on the list for one of the "must attend events" in London and beyond!
Afro Dance Xplosion celebrated its 11 year anniversary with a festival that was a live event that featured both digital and live pieces in the workshops. There were also 2 days of workshops that were all very well attended. See the short ADX 2021 documentary.
Afro Dance Xplosion celebrated its 10 year anniversary with a festival that was both on a digital and In studio platform. ADX was Friday, 23rd October 2020 to Sunday, 25th October 2020 and it celebrated dance in the African diaspora in 2 digital Showcases and 3 workshops..
The Showcase was on a digital platform and was reviewed by Duane Cyrus -
(professor–University of North Carolina at Greensboro, director–Theatre of Movement)
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