One Dance UK, IRIE! dance theatre, Middlesex University, dance Immersion and The Lowry


What is Re:generations?

Re:generations is an international conference exploring how technology drives innovation in dance of the African Diaspora.

This event aims to bring the international dance community together to stimulate critical debate, share current practice, research and innovation and encourage new perspectives for the future, whilst connecting UK artists, practitioners and scholars with global leaders from Africa, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, USA and beyond.

Hosted in partnership by One Dance UK, IRIE! dance theatre, Middlesex University, dance Immersion and The Lowry, the theme for Re:generations 2019 is ‘dance and the digital space’.We’ll explore the ways digital technologies can be used for artistic innovation and creative practise, unite global communities through online platforms whilst increasing the visibility of diverse work to mainstream audiences.

What’s happening at the conference?

Across the three days there will be panel discussions, lecture demonstrations, masterclasses, workshops, academic paper presentations, performances, networking events and more!

A key event will be the launch of the report for One Dance UK’s ‘Dance of the African Diaspora Mapping Research’; presenting the current state and needs of the DAD workforce with a scope for future growth and development.

Anything else I need to know?

Conference attendees are eligible to receive discounts on the Autumn programme taking place at The Lowry including performances from Dickson Mbi, Faso Danse Théâtre & Serge Aimé Coulibaly and more.

You can also stay up to date with all the latest news and ticket offers with our conference app! Download Attendify to browse the programme of events, be kept up to date with our top picks, read speaker/artist profiles and even converse with other conference goers.


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