An intercultural dance project in the port cities of Marseilles and Liverpool. Commissioned by the Liverpool Culture Company, Sugar is a ground-breaking collaboration between dance, rap and graffiti artists from Liverpool and Marseilles merging their talents to create an urban story of contemporary street life. Sugar's unique dance fusion uses break-dance, contemporary dance and hip hop where echoes of the slave trade reverberate with every beat.
Conceived by Rachael Swain and Paul Carter. Director: Rachael Swain. Dramaturgy: Paul Carter. Presented by Liverpool Culture Company in association with La Friche La Belle de Mai, Marseille. Choreographer: Serge-Aime Coulibaly, Music producer: Mark of All Trades, Graffiti: L’Artmada & Xenz, Performers: Frankie Tranchot, David Aing, Jameel Asije, Michelle Davis, Samir Menouar. First Performance 29 June Merseyside Caribbean Centre, 6 performances in all.
Linked review 'Sweet moves from Marseilles and Liverpool' published 28/06/2007.
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190499 Performing Arts and Creative Writing not elsewhere classified