After a decade of a successful career in Paris, the world renowned Nigerian choreographer and dance export Qudus Onikeku, returns to Nigeria to present his latest contemporary dance production – We Almost Forgot.
The premiere will be held in Berlin on June 17th, followed by a Lagos premiere on June 24th, in Abuja on June 26th, and Paris premiere on November 3rd.
Born and raised in Lagos, Qudus Onikeku is the Artistic Director and founder of YK Projects Paris and the QDanceCenter Lagos. He is a graduate of The National Higher School of Circus Arts, France.
His latest creation, We Almost Forgot features on stage 6 dancers and 1 actress, all ofvaried backgrounds and identities (Nigeria, Gabon, Morocco, Algeria, Madagascar & France).
After the World premiere in Berlin, the Lagos premiere shall be held at Freedom park, as part of the Lagos Live Arts festival, while the Abuja performance will be hosted at the prestigious National Universities Commission, and followed by a discussion. More than just viewing the performance, the audience will have the opportunity to interact with the artists and express their thoughts on contemporary dance and its progression in Nigeria and the world over.
For more info on ticket sales and partnership, do contact the organisers via [email protected] or call 08120235336.