Ceci N’est pas Noire & Clay

A deeply personal double bill of dance.
  • Venue: The Aldridge Studio
Ceci n’est pas Noire (This is not Black) is a melange of dance, theatre, spoken word and song. It is the journey of Alessandra Seutin, an African-European woman down memory lane, a winding road between Europe and Africa. As perceptions of her change from place to place, she plays with masks, roles, attitudes, and highlights the idea that what you see is not always what you get!

In Clay American contemporary dancer Asha Thomas and British flamenco dancer Yinka Esi Graves, draw from their collective memory and experiences to create a unique shared language through movement. One dancer of half Jamaican and Ghanian descent and the other from a long line of Southern Baptist preachers, explore the connections between who they believe themselves to be, and the unconscious parts that make up who they are. ‘Clay’ asks us to locate the parts of ourselves that have formed over long periods of time and survived the wear of migration, to still be found within us today.

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