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About Folk Dance Remixed: Step Hop House

Join us for a fresh, quirky, colourful and magical collision of traditional and Hip Hop dance and music. With two performances and workshops exploring Folk and Street Dance like you've never seen it before - it's going to be a brilliant day for all the family.

Folk Dance Remixed

A ground-breaking company creating unique fusions between Folk and Hip Hop styles with live music. Led by Artistic Directors Kerry Fletcher and Natasha Khamjani, the company rediscover old traditions through contemporary forms.

This is a free event in MAC's Outdoor Theatre with an opportunity to join the mass participation dance and workshop ran by the company.

Programme

2pm | Step Hop House performance 1

A fresh, quirky, colourful and magical collision of traditional and Hip Hop dance and music.

High-energy, with a unique remix of Maypole, Ceilidh, Breakdance and more to a live soundtrack of fiddle and beat boxing. This is Folk and Street Dance like you’ve never seen it before!

2.40pm | Street Dance the Maypole workshop

A chance for all ages to get their hands on the maypole and dance together with a funky street dance routine mixed with folkie maypole moves, such as the Chrysanthemum Wrap and The Ripple. Suitable for 8yrs and up, if younger they must be accompanied by an adult.

3.30pm | Step Hop House performance 2

A fresh, quirky, colourful and magical collision of traditional and Hip Hop dance and music.

High-energy, with a unique remix of Maypole, Ceilidh, Breakdance and more to a live soundtrack of fiddle and beat boxing. This is Folk and Street Dance like you’ve never seen it before!

4.10pm | Ceilidh Jam workshop

Ceilidh Jam will get you on your feet for a funked up, unique, folky, social dance – a fabulous chance for all to dance! Using traditional callers to teach, we’ll be mixing folk formations, Street Dance, legendary moves and freestyle grooves – from the Soul Train Line to Lucky 7, Strip the Willow to the Electric Slide.

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