Vocab Dance | Boy Breaking Glass - Riley Theatre

At the Riley Theatre

vocab dance | boy breaking glass
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Saturday 2nd October 2021

Featuring Alesandra Seutin's signature Afro-European style, Boy Breaking Glass is a powerful, thought-provoking piece of dance theatre about inequality, the act of survival and self-love.

The work is inspired by a poem of the same name written by Gwendolyn Brooks - the first Black female poet in the United States to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

"Boy Breaking Glass is an ode to all the brown artists who may be in the shadows or forgotten and who have paved the way for so many including me." - Alesandra Seutin

Running time: 70 mins

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Tickets:£15 (£10)


“full-bodied Senegalese and southern African dance” – The Guardian

“highly emotional and emphatic” – The Strand Magazine

About The Choreographer

International performer, choreographer and movement director Alesandra Seutin was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, grew up in Brussels and now lives between London and Brussels.

Alesandra Seutin is a worldwide ambassador of the Germaine Acogny Technique and has recently been appointed co-Artistic Director of International Dance Centre, Ecole des Sables in Senegal.

Alesandra founded Vocab Dance in 2007 and has progressively built an international reputation for creating thought provoking and visually striking performances for small to large-scale theatres, as well as non-theatre settings. Her creativity is triggered by issues that address and reflect social, political and economic circumstances and with movement, voice and music, she shares stories that spark conversations.