SPANFEST 2015 Workshop – Music, Dance, Drama Like Never Before!

One of the visions of SPAN for year 2015  is to organize a one of a kind  Music, Dance and Drama workshop that will bring out fresh talent and unleash the expression in people who wanted to find their creative voice.  That opportunity came at SPANFEST 2015.

The 10 day workshop ultimately became the festival’s opening event. It consisted of Music, Dance and Drama workshops with both local and International performing Arts facilitators training registered participants and was held at The SPAN Hub, The Agidigba Community Center, 13 Davies Street, off Broad street, Marina, Lagos Island from November 7th – 16th , 2015. 9am – 6pm daily.

Music

The Music workshop had renowned Jazz pianist/composer/educator Mark Kross and Chesky recording artist and a leader in the Jazz education field, Louise Rogers, both from New York, USA as Instructors

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Drama

Drama Workshop was facilitated by stage veteran and Acting Tutor, Ronya Man, who is Head and Director of Arts at the International “Kimama “ campus in Israel.

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Dance workshop offered different types of Dance of which are:

Modern Jazz – Facilitated by Paris based Gaelle Gillieron, a certified Modern Jazz Instructor, a technical level dancer and a dancer for several French Contemporary Choreographers.

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Horton Technique – Facilitated by Clara Belenus, a graduate of the prestigious Alvin Ailey School and renowned Dance instructor, known for teaching creative movement, ballet and creative ballet, as well as the Horton Technique.

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Nigerian Traditional Dance – Had the award winning Dancer, Dance teacher and a choreographer of high repute, Victor Erebifa Phullu has the Instructor. With over 25 years of experience, Victor Phullu has represented Nigeria in Dance Festivals and other dance related activities, either as a dancer, choreographer, or as a facilitator. His professional competence cannot be over emphasized

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Hip-Hop – Different styles of Hip hop were taught by SPAN Dance Instructors Michael Omani, Da-Silva Ajanlekoko, Chijindu Chize and SPAN protégées, Abimbola Fakiya and Obinna Jackson.

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Naija Urban Dance– Also known as “Naija Craze” was taught by SPAN’s Surprise Jakande.

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The Workshop registered a huge number of participants all of who got the chance to perform and showcase their creativity and what they learnt at the workshop at the grand finale/ closing night of SPANFEST 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FREE WORKSHOP! (MUSON) COMING OF AGE FESTIVAL 2014.

Muson Festival Flier

The Society for the performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN) in collaboration with The Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON), present a dance workshop in HIP-HOP, JAZZ and CONTEMPORARY.

The workshop starts at 10am all the way to 2pm. We will be working on sessions of dance choreography in HIP-HOP, JAZZ, and CONTEMPORARY geared towards a production, titled “10” at the AGIP RECITAL HALL MUSON CENTRE ONIKAN LAGOS for 6pm. “10” is a mini production put together to showcase what SPAN is about and the wonderful experiences we have had over the past ten years. It promises to be amazing and entertaining. We are really looking forward to having other dancers be a part of this wonderful experience.

Lets DANCE!!!

DATE: 20th October, 2014

WORKSHOP (10am – 2pm) SHOW-TIME (6pm)

VENUE: MUSON CENTRE, ONIKAN LAGOS.

Don’t miss out. Admission is absolutely free!

 

WORKSHOP ALERT! (MUSON) COMING OF AGE FESTIVAL 2014.

Muson Festival Flier

The Society for the performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN) in collaboration with The Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON), present a dance workshop in HIP-HOP, JAZZ and CONTEMPORARY.
DATE: 20th October, 2014
TIME: 10am – 2pm
VENUE: MUSON CENTRE, ONIKAN LAGOS.

Don’t miss out. Admission is absolutely free