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Qudus Onikeku/The Q Dance Company - Re:incarnation

An ode to the richness of Nigerian culture, this dance, music, fashion and visual art creation showcases the depth of ancient Yoruba philosophy mixed with Nigerian youth culture.

Qudus Onikeku/The Q Dance Company - Re:incarnation

About Qudus Onikeku/The Q Dance Company - Re:incarnation

18th Oct 2024 to 19th Oct 2024
7.30pm
Festival Theatre Edinburgh
13/29 Nicolson Street , Edinburgh South EH8 9FT
From £19.75
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Nigeria’s celebrated QDance Company explode onto the stage with their exuberant Re:INCARNATION.

An ode to the richness of Nigerian culture, this dance, music, fashion and visual art creation showcases the depth of ancient Yoruba philosophy mixed with Nigerian youth culture bursting with pure and uncompromising joy.

Ten young dancers and two musicians perform the cycle of life with explosive energy, marked by the urban chaos of the Nigerian city of Lagos.

Paying homage to the wealth and profusion of Nigerian music, the show draws on Afrobeats, born
of an explosive cocktail of jazz, soul, funk, and traditional African music. In this mix of urban cultures, a reincarnation of the personal journeys of each of the dancers comes to the fore, marked by their individual signatures.

“A tremendous piece. The QDance Company’s 10 dancers and two musicians command the stage with Broadway-like showmanship.” MONTREAL RAMPAGE

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