Brouhaha: Rootz

Tue 03 - Sat 07 July 2018

Summer 2018 | Brouhaha

Dynamic global arts organisation Brouhaha International teams up with Unity Theatre to bring the spirit of carnival and community to Hope Place.

Join us for brilliant performance and participatory arts from around the world.


Performance Schedule

Tue 3rd July World of Dance  Unity Space Start Time   Description
Artscape Theatre (South Africa) Contemporary African Dance TBC 18:00   A Dance performance developed within Brouhaha International's arts engagement programme with young people from primary and secondary schools.
ACITAE (Cuba) Traditional Cuban Dances TBC 18:30   A dance performance developed within Brouhaha's International's arts engagement programme with adult learners from across Liverpool.
R&R (Germany) Hip Hop Dance Performance TBC 19:30   One of Cologne's oldest Hip Hop dance crews present new work relating to our festival's 2018 theme 'Rootz'.
3points (Catalonia) Contemporary/Urban Dance Performance TBC 19:50   This year 3points present new work relating to our festival's 2018 theme 'Rootz' with a specific reference to the regions fight for independence.
INTERVAL - ENJOY (Italy) Walk about mask improvisation TBC 20:10    
N.I.C.E (Iceland) Contemporary/Urban Dance Performance TBC 20:30   For their first time at the festival Nordic Inter Cultural Events present new dance work relating to our festival's 2018 theme 'Rootz' 
D' Art (Netherlands) Contemporary Caribbean Dance TBC 20:40   D' Art promote the heritage and culture of Curacaoan through dance performance work
MD Company (Martinique) Contemporary Hip Hop Fusion Dance TBC 21:00   A new performance choreographed by their artisitc director David Milome fusing Hip Hop with contempoarary African dance entitled 'UNE DE PERDUE'. 
Wed 4th July World of Music and Words        
Dream Warriors (USA) Hip hop/spoken word/storytelling TBC 18:00   Dream Warriors present the work of indeginous artists relating to the festival 2018 theme 'Rootz'.
Manifesto Jamaica (Jamaica) Spoken word TBC 18:30   As part of our young emerging artists programme young performers from Kingston based Manfesto Jamaica speak to us about their experience through spoken word and potery.
The Rude Girl Rapso Feminist (Trinidad) Spoken word/Song TBC 19:30   From Port of Spain to Liverpool word and performance that reflects on the festival's theme 'Rootz'.
G.A.I.N (Liverpool) Music/Dance/spoken word TBC 19:50   Liverpool own spoken word, music and perfoamnce company deliver an evening of work reflecting on our 2018 festival theme.
INTERVAL - ENJOY (Italy) Walk about mask improvisation   20.10    
Menios do Morumbi (Brazil) Percussion and Dance Performance TBC 20:30   From San Paulo one of Brazil's most famous emerging artists companies present a mix of percussion, dance and song.
Thur 5th July World of the Streets and beatz        
Barefeet (Zambia) Acrobatics/theatre performance TBC 18:00   An acrobats and circus performance developed within Brouhaha International's arts engagement programme with young people from primary and secondary schools.
Menios do Morumbi (Brazil) Percussion and Dance Performance TBC 18:30   A music and dance performance developed within Brouhaha International's arts engagement programme with young people from primary and secondary schools.
ACAS (Portugal) Cape Verde Traditional dance performance TBC 18:30   From Sintra, Portugal this young dance group showcase the heritage and cultural traditions of Cape Verde.
Gwanaval (Martinique) Percussion TBC 19:30   From Fort de France this powerful percussion ensemble presnet french Caribbean carnival music (ear plugs advised).
INTERVAL - ENJOY (Italy) Walk about mask improvisation   20:10    
Barefeet Theatre Company (Zambia) Combined arts performance TBC 19:30   Straight from  Lusaka Barefeet present a new show, a fusion of acrobats, circus and theatre.
Fri 6 July World of 'Carnival'        
Bombrando (Portugal) Percussion TBC 18:30   From Brando in Lisbonthis percussion ensemble presnet a fusion of traditional and contemporary drums sounds (ear plugs advised). 
KalentuRa (Netherlands) Percussion TBC 18:45   Based in Amsterdam this percission ensemble work fuses the rythmic heritage of Curacaoan with contemporary percission (ear plugs advised). 
INTERVAL - ENJOY (Italy) Walk about mask improvisation   19:00    
Global Fete 'Where I'm From' International Collaboration Performance TBC 19:30   14 young performers from South Africa, Zambia, USA, Brazil, Cuba, Trinidad and Jamaica present a one off perfomance, reflecting on the festival theme Rootz. Powerful stories presented through dance, spoken word, theatre, digital creration and music.
INTERVAL     20:30    
3canal (Trinidad) Performance/music/group TBC 20:30   From Port of Spain, explosive Rapso and Soca sounds from this musical trio expect an evening of carnival.
Sat 7th July          
All Feet Can Dance DJ's and dance workshop leaders. TBC 18:00   Freestyle dance sessions from South Africa to Jamaica to Cuba to Trinidad to Brazil  flat shoes required and plenty of energy.
Carnival after party Individuals performers/ bands TBC 20:00   More info soon!

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show details

Dates: Tue 3  - Sat 7 July
Times: 3, 4, 5 & 7 July: 6pm | 6 July: 6:30pm
Running time: TBC 
Prices: Pay What You Decide
Charges: £1.50 postage

Venue: All Spaces