★★★✰✰ Putting together a new company and getting new work made for it is commendably ambitious at the best of times. Joseph Toonga and his collaborators can feel proud, as can the dancers: they were articulate, enthusiastic, committed and hard working.
Tag - Just Us Dance Theatre
The inaugural performance of the Just Us Hip Hop Apprentice Co. is livestreamed from the main stage at DanceEast on Friday 16 April. A good time to have a word with Joseph Toonga about an important initiative...
★★★★✰ This is a thoughtful and nuanced depiction of how complex and fraught identity can be in Britain today, put across with meaty, muscular force by two charismatic performers.