Created by Kloé Dean, Myself UK Dance is one of the few all-female Hip-Hop Dance collectives in the UK. Also one of the longest running, this November the collective is celebrating a decade of their work and bringing equality to the UK Hip-Hop scene.
These 10 year celebrations will take place across four days of action packed activities. Get ready for two incredible dance performance events at Stratford Circus Arts Centre, with the return of inspiring female celebration ICON alongside DECADE which sees Myself UK Dance and invited guest artists remixing some of the collective’s best works. Over at University of East London the celebration opens with a panel discussion about female equality in Hip-Hop and closes with dance workshops from leading female Hip-Hop artists, an all female battle event and dance jam for all.
DAY 1 – Panel Discussion – Thu 21 Nov
Let’s talk about it – UK females in Hip-Hop
7-9pm @University of East London, USS Campus
Tickets available here
What is Hip-Hop’s relationship with feminism and equality in 2019?
The panel sets out to explore the current challenges, such as lack of visibility, faced by female Hip-Hop choreographers & artists and asks ‘what are we going to do about it?’ and ‘what positive changes can we make to see equality prevail?’.
DAY 2 – Show – Fri 22 Nov
Relaunch of ICON The Show – Myself 10 Year Anniversary Special
Doors open 6:30pm | Foyer Acts 7pm | Main Show 7:30pm @Stratford Circus Arts Centre
£12 / £10 conc
Tickets Available here
A Hip-Hop dance celebration of some of history’s most inspiring women, ICON is back to place female empowerment centre stage. A joyous tribute to the women who have blazed the trail of equality, ICON sees performances from Myself UK Dance, specially invited guests acts and brand new work by the next generation of female pioneers, Movement with Motive. Plus, the ICON Award is up for grabs, who will win?
DAY 3 – Show – Sat 23 Nov
Myself UK Dance Present: DECADE
Doors 6:30pm | Foyer Acts 7pm | Main Show 7:30pm @Stratford Circus Arts Centre
12 / £10 conc
Tickets Available here
Built on the company ethos ‘ I ♥Myself ‘, DECADE is the ultimate celebration of 10 years promoting empowerment, ambition, individuality and self-worth through Hip-Hop, Funk and Urban Dance. Featuring a decade of Myself UK dancers and special guest artists in epic collaborations and remixes of previous company work, this event will be fiery mix of bold female energy, skill and creativity.
DAY 4 – Workshops, Battles & Jam – Sun 24 Nov
Myself UK Dance Present: Educate Yourself
10am-3pm @University of East London, USS Campus
£5 per workshop , Multi buy deal 4 workshops for £16
Join this series of high octane workshops led by some of London’s best female dance teachers. Set yourself up to learn, be challenged and most of all have fun!
More details and tickets on sale soon!
Myself UK Dance Present: Represent Yourself
3pm – late @University of East London, USS Campus
Watch or compete in our ultimate All Female Hip-Hop Dance Battle alongside special guest dancers or join our All Styles, All Genders, Anything Goes, Battle Royale with a twist. Plus, stay for the dance jam to finish the 10 year celebration with a BANG.
More details, sign-up and tickets on sale soon!
Myself UK Dance’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration is Produced by Myself UK in association with East London Dance, supported by University of East London