Authenticity is a brand new exciting opportunity for talented young authentic dancers aged 11-18 to represent London. The aim is to highlight the elite dance talent within London, provide performance opportunities that are accessible and affordable as well as nurture a safe and creative environment to train and grow within dance.
For their opening works, dancers worked alongside the Impact Dance creative team to create a 15-minute piece of work. This was performed outdoors at this year’s ‘Dancing City’ (Greenwich Docklands International Festival) and ‘Imagine Watford’ (Watford Palace Theatre)
About the Team
The company will be Executively Directed by Hakeem Onibudo whose credits include: Impact Dance founder, British Council Ambassador, Movie Premiere Host – Suicide Squad, Star Wars The Last Jedi, The Force Awakens and Fast and Furious 6 to name a few, Breakin’ Convention, LIVEVIBE and most recently Associate Producer at The Place on the Arts Council funded Changemakers programme.
We are now in our first full academic year of Authenticity and we are pleased to announce that they are working with the highly respected commercial and industry choreographer, creative director and dancer Nathan “Neo” Gordon. We are excited for the journey ahead and can’t wait to share their work with you.
AUTHENTICITY INAUGURAL COMPANY
After a successful audition day at The Place in May 2018 we have selected the inaugural Authenticity Company.
We have dancers from the following London Boroughs:
Kensington & Chelsea