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.
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.
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 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)
Afro Dance Xplosion (London) brings together some of the hottest African diaspora dance practitioners to deliver a dynamite weekend, including a showcase, dance classes and workshops on the 28th September to the 30th September 2018. This year is, Afro Dance Xplosion's 8th Anniversary with artists from Africa, the Caribbean, the USA and the UK which include: Aissiata Kouyate, Sellou Blagone, Dr. C. Kemal Nance, Dollie Henry, HomeBros, Leonora Stapleton and Sheila Atta! These artists will be representing the African diaspora in all of its glory in ADX 2018 - Les Femmes Africaines!
The ADX 2019 Showcase "A change is coming" program:
We - BlakeArts - choreographer - David Blake
Lapic Lamaza - PDC - choreographer - Paradigmz
Temptation - Artistry Youth Dance - Kamara Gray and the dancers
Yemaya - Mother Divine Goddess of the Sea - Damarys Farres DCubanSchool
Freedom - Impact Youth - Choreographer - Hakeem Onibudo and Cherilyn Albert
The Unknown Soldier - Alison Ray Dance Company - Choreographer - Ms Alison RayMA
I,You,We...Rise! - BOP Jazz Theatre Company - Choreographer - BOP Jazz Theatre Company
Journey of My Hip Hop - O'Neil Rochester
Mami Watta - Cie la Calebasse de Merlin Nyakam - Choreographer/dancer - Merlin Nyakam / Musician - Gaspard Guini
ADX - 2019 - "A change is coming" - Hip Hop & Beats @ Richmix!!! Date: 6th October 2019 This was a chance to experience both HipHop and Afro Beats in a 3 hour workshop designed to give you a taste of each. Come and find your inner diva in the workshop celebrating Black History Month. The teachers: Patience (GOP) James (Afro Beats) and Sir Proverbs (Hip Hop).
The videographer: Sonic Martinez.
We are always looking for in-kind donations and are grateful for your support.
In-kind donations can come in all shapes, sizes and packages including:
- Rehearsal space
- Water for rehearsals and workshops
- Refreshments for our events (soft drinks and snacks)
Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
There are so many ways to get involved in our arts community. Drop us a line to find out about events, volunteer opportunities and fundraisers!
Please contact us by email.