Meet the Tribe.
in the spotlight… Carolyn Lilly
Feel the Rhythm Productions
Founded by Carolyn Lilly in 2007, Feel the Rhythm Productions (FTRP) promotes dance within the African diaspora with workshops, showcases, interviews, and education throughout the United Kingdom and beyond.
FTRP provides opportunities for young people to participate in workshops, meet guest artists, and perform in the yearly Afro Dance Xplosion Showcase.
Carolyn Lilly’s work in London over the last 10 years has established FTRP’s Afro Dance Xplosion as the centre of the intersection between traditional, contemporary black dance, and dance in the African Diaspora consistently delivers high-quality programming; facilitating and inspiring dancers and choreographers.
ADX 2020 – And Still We Dance
23rd to 25th October 2020
ADX 2020 – And Still We Dance is celebrating 10 years of Afro Dance Xplosion. ADX has evolved from a two-day event to a three/four-day event that now includes a very dynamic showcase featuring choreography by national and international artists within the African Diaspora plus workshops taught by highly recognised artists and practitioners.
This year is significant because of the events that have happened in 2020 including the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement.
ADX is not only celebrating 10 years of existence but also celebrating dance and how even through adversity, dance within the African Diaspora continues to thrive and flourish.
ADX is taking on a digital platform, showcasing works over the last 5 years. In celebration of a decade of ADX, choreographer David Blake, from Blake Arts, will be choreographing an extract from his work, Melanin Migration: Brothers in Arms featuring six West End, international male dancers. We would like to invite everyone to come and help celebrate ADX 2020 – And Still We Dance!