ACE Dance and Music | UNKNOWN REALMS - Riley Theatre

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ace dance and music | unknown realms
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Saturday 4th February 2023

The world we once knew is becoming one we have yet to understand…

Rooted in African and contemporary culture, ACE dance and music collaborate with two internationally acclaimed Black choreographers Serge Aimé Coulibaly and Vincent Mantsoe to create a compelling Double Bill.

Six dancers rise from the ashes and uncover the rich history of lives lived; ancestral memories, human struggles and people letting go…

An all-embracing, multi-layered production, UNKNOWN REALMS contains powerful, explosive dance to explore mortality, perseverance and overcoming adversity.

Age suitability: 7+

Running time: 1hr 20mins

Part of our Multi-Buy offer

Tickets:£12 (£8)


A metaphorical night where individuals stage a last dance before an uncertain tomorrow… Performed to a supercharged soundscape by Yvan Talbot, this sensational new work by Serge Aimé Coulibaly asks – what frustrates you in the world today? Is it really possible to escape from the reality of this world?


Sacred, ritualistic and shamanic, the word ‘Mana’ is used in over twenty-four countries. It is universal, palpable. Tracing the journey of past lives, this highly physical work unifies a multiplicity of beliefs & cultures to celebrate the ultimate life force – the stuff of which magic is made …