A bigger and bolder reworking of the show
An uplifting blend of club styles House Dance, Waacking and Vogue fused with African and Contemporary Dance. This bigger and bolder extract rework is inspired by a section of Uchenna’s full-length show, The Head Wrap Diaries, and focuses on three things; Women, Elegance and Power.
Running time: 10 mins
Director and Choreographer: Vicki Igbokwe
Producer: Grace Okereke
Assistant Producer: Viviana Rocha
Marketing and PR Manager: Carol Ann Walters
Rehearsal Director and Assistant Choreographer: Ingrid Mackinnon
Performers and Creative Collaborators: Shanelle Clemenson, Natalie Bailey, Daniella Selwood, Nicole Nyemi-Tei, Kloé Dean, Oluwatosin Omotosho, Sitsofe Attah, Esme Benjamin, Kayla Lomas-Kirton
Rehearsal Assistant: Kella Young
Production Manager: Carly Hook (2018)
Costume Designer: Jodie-Simone Howe
Lighting Designer: James MacKenzie
Mentor to Vicki Igbokwe: Etta Murfitt (2018)
Music Director and Composer: Kweku Aacht
Music: Ayekoo Ohemaa – Fused Vocal Remix
Kweku Aacht – Remix and Composition
Lyrics: Kweku Aacht, Ama Yeboah, Berimah Osei Boateng and Nana Asaase
Original Vocal Sample: ‘Ayekoo Ohemaa‘ recorded by Reynolds The Gentleman at Vision Inspired Music, from The Head Wrap Diaries soundtrack.
Credits: The making of this show in 2018 was supported by the Bernie Grants Arts Centre and The Place. Commissioned by The Movement, a partnership between Birmingham Hippodrome, Sadler’s Wells and The Lowry, with funding from Arts Council England Ambitions for Excellence.
17 Feb 2018
8–9 Feb 2019