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LauraDDances presents

Christmas Fundraiser for MS Society UK

Wednesday 13 December
Main Space
From £6.00
to £8.00
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member

In a nutshell

An eclectic programme of performances brought to you by Rich Mix staff and special guests, to raise money for Multiple Sclerosis UK!

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LauraDDances is raising money for Multiple Sclerosis UK, a charity that supports the condition she and many people in the UK and worldwide suffer from. The event will bring together artists that work at Rich Mix, to showcase their talents and to raise money for a charity that has helped so many people deal with all stages of the condition.

'Finding My Strength' is a song written as a collaboration between Rich Mix staff members Junior Williams and Laura Dajao, and will be the focus of the night. The song was written specifically for LauraDDance’s piece 'Missing', an emotional piece of dance that is about the trying emotions of losing something important and aspiring to deal with it. The song will also be released for sale.

What to Expect

The night will consist of live music acts, a contemporary dance piece, belly dancing, some live performance and a guest dance performance by Step Change Studios. Topped off with a live performance of 'Finding My Strength' and DJ Psykhomantus on the decks to play the night out!

Who's Involved

LauraDDances is a freelance integrated dance artist, working with people with and without disabilities. She is passionate about learning, collaborating and trying new things.

The Outers are a London based indie rock/post punk band. Characterised by a distinctive, up-tempo rhythm section supporting catchy guitar and vocal melodies."We try to incorporate the vintage sound, subtle melodies of British pop, with the edge of modern Indie Rock and the depth of Post Punk.

Natasha has been practicing belly dance, or raqs sharki, for 10 years with various teachers across the UK. She particularly loves the folkloric dances from Egypt, El Sham (Lebanon, Palestine, Syria) and the Arabian Gulf, and golden era dance style and technique.

Margot Przymierska is a London-based performer, half of an artistic tandem Przymierska Morgan, producer and ad hoc Talkaoke host at The People Speak.

Step Change Studios are a pioneering dance company committed to inclusive dance. They offer fun, engaging opportunities for disabled and non-disabled people of all ages and abilities to dance, perform and compete. They provide classes; deliver dance in education, care, and community settings; and also create bespoke imaginative dance projects.

Maria is a London based choreographer and performer who has been creating dance work in the past 3 years. Taking her work to venues such as Barbican Centre, The Place and Tripspace and leading movement workshops at Siobhan Davies Dance, Rich Mix and Zielone Kregi Festival in Poland.

Ify is an upcoming vocalist, performer and entertainer. She performs originals and covers in the styles of Soul, Blues & RnB. She has performed at a range of venues from small intimate settings to larger audiences with over 2,000 people.

SH00K came together in late 2016. They recorded and quietly released their debut album Standing Still Is Not An Option in May 2017, and are already working on their second. SH00K are thrilled to be part of the line up for this exciting event. Helena will be performing some acoustic versions of songs from SSINAO with the exceptionally talented Emily Aldrich on guitar and BVs.

Find out more

www.lauradajao.com / @xitsallgoodx /@FndMStrngthSng

Things you should know

Doors will be open at 7pm, for a 7.30pm start

Suitable for ages 14+

This event is wheelchair accessible.