Here is a list of culturally diverse, ecstatic and experimental live dance performances in London that are suitable for anyone with an appetite for adventure.
1. Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan – “Formosa”
Through the choreography and script by writer Lin-Hwai-min, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan’s “Formosa” is a confluence of the rituals of the past with contemporary gestures and elements of the bustle of the metropolitan landscape.
The performance also features music from award-winning Taiwanese indigenous singer Sangpuy, which equally contributes to the vitality of cultural memory and identity that is theatrically explored at Sadler’s Wells Theatre from May 9-12.
To book tickets and out more, click here.
2. Circus Abyssinia: Ethiopian Dreams
Critically acclaimed for their vividness and arresting dynamism at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2017 as well as their appearance on ITV’s Royal Variety Performance, Circus Abyssinia – who are renowned for their colourful illustrations of African traditions – are back and brighter as ever before in their fresh performance of Ethiopian Dreams at the Underbelly Festival Southbank from April 6 to May 20.
To find out more about the magic of devilishly thrilling stunts, acrobatics and dance or to book tickets, click here.
3. Vaisakhi Festival
As a joint celebration of Sikh and Punjabi heritage and cultural traditions, the Vaisakhi Festival is the place to experience rich and piquant dishes, traditional apparel and garments, as well as oral traditions and spiritual music that are performed live.
The event is scheduled to take place at Trafalgar Square, Westminster on Saturday, April 28. Find out more here.