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  • Highlighted Events Posted 04 March 2020

    LIFT, Battersea Arts Centre and MAYK present

    We just can’t get enough! LIFT 2018’s smash hit SESSION is back. After wowing audiences across the country SESSION comes indoors for the first time, in the glorious Grand Hall at Battersea Arts Centre.

    Tonight we come together, look each other in the eye and dance. We have the time and we’re making a space to call our own. In this explosive gathering, Bristol-based performance company Still House joins forces with Tottenham’s Steppaz Performing Arts Academy and North London’s music production powerhouse Empire Sounds to create a high-energy night of dance and live music. Dance party, gig and social, the show is led by an ensemble of young dancers who move across hip hop, contemporary folk and Afrobeats, celebrating community, youth and belonging.

    To view LIFT 2020 Digital Brochure click here

    Still House, Steppaz & Empire Sounds (UK)


    Tues 30 June – Fri 3 July, 7:30pm
    Sat 4 July, 3pm & 7:30pm
    Tues 7 – Fri 10 July, 7:30pm
    Sat 11 July, 8:30pm
    Battersea Arts Centre
    Tickets £12.50 – £20 Under 25 £12.50

    Dance piece, no dialogue. Suitable for D/deaf audiences. All performances are Relaxed. This means that you are free to move about, make noise, leave and re-enter during the show.

    Post-show set 3 & 11 July
    With Empire Sounds

    Co-commissioned by LIFT, Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, Bristol Old Vic Ferment, Pavilion Dance South West and Théâtre National de Bretagne. Produced by MAYK. SESSION is a LIFT Tottenham Commission, made in collaboration with artists and residents of Tottenham. LIFT Tottenham is supported by Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust, Baskin Family Foundation, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch), Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Foyle Foundation, Jerwood Charitable Foundation, Noël Coward Foundation, The Sackler Trust and LIFT’s Membership Programme. SESSION national tour is supported by Garfield Weston Foundation.

    “Thrilling. Makes you feel alive”

    Bristol 247, Best dance of 2018