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Head Wrap Diaries

September 19, 2016 - September 20, 2016

2016 Shakiry Headwrap Uchenna

Directed & choreographed by Vicki Igbokwe
Designed by Rajha Shakiry
Produced by Uchenna Dance

September 19th and 20th, The Place, London

Three fierce, clever and witty female characters take us through stories of community, heritage womanhood and friendship.

This interactive dance theatre production celebrates versatility and diversity dealing with issues of femininity, beauty, culture and most importantly; hair. Vicki Igbokwe | Uchenna Dance’s choreography blends club styles House, Waacking and Vogue fused with African and Contemporary dance.

The Head Wrap Diaries gives you front row seats to a journey from childhood to the present day.


Pre-show bar installation: multisensory experience designed by students from Central Saint Martins in collaboration with Vicki Igbokwe.

The Head Wrap Bar
Stay with us each night after the show for an informal discussion in the bar. Put your thoughts and questions to the company and learn and share different ways of tying head wraps.

Times: 8pm
Venue: at The Place

This event is part of Autumn 16

Uchenna Dance is a forward thinking creative force that transcends the African, Contemporary and Urban Dance worlds. Bridging gaps and creating unique experiences for all (not limited to the dance world) that Empower, Entertain and Educate.


September 19, 2016
September 20, 2016
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