Born to Protest: Joseph Toonga & Just Us Dance Theatre

Orton Square (Outdoor Performance)
Free

To celebrate international dance day and the launch of LDIF21, choreographer Joseph Toonga and his company Just Us Dance Theatre present their first outdoor work Born to Protest, responding to the lived experiences of Black men through hip-hop dance.

Born to Protest is part of Let’s Dance International Frontiers (LDIF), an annual international dance festival produced by Serendipity UK.  The festival features performances, discussions, workshops and a conference exploring dance as a medium for positive change.

Image credit – Photographer Aaron Howell
Image Description – Three male dancer outside in mid leap wearing jeans and t-shirts

LDIF Programme

Full Programme
A black and white aged image of a man's face, cropped in tight to frame his eyes and mouth.

Colonisation in Reverse: Jean-Léon Destiné Exhibition

Find out more
A man in mid leap in a yellow jump suit on a black background

Black British Dance Platform LDIF21

Find out more
A black and white image of a man in mid leap with his head facing down, he is wearing a baseball cap with the text Black British Dance in Conversation in white text above his head.

Black British Dance Platform: In Conversation

Find out more

LDIF21 Online Conference – Creating Socially Engaged Art: Can Dance Change the World?

Find out more
A group of dancers stood on stage lit in a red light with their hands up.

Spirit of Jazz: BOP Jazz Theatre Company

Find out more
A woman on stage in a crouch position with the palm of her hands faced out.

An Immigrant’s Story: Wanjiru Kamuyu

Find out more
The words The International Association of Blacks in Dance in green text on a white background

Globally Connecting: IABD In Conversation

Find out more
A black and white image of a woman on a beach in pose stood on one leg with one arm pointing up.

Dance Double Bill: Yinka Esi Graves and Maya Taylor

Find out more
A woman in a white shirt looking straight forward at the camera

Jazz Dance In Conversation with Dollie Henry

Find out more
I line drawing two people back to back.

Spot a Day Dance Diary: Patricia Vester

Find out more

My Voice, My Practice: Black Dance In Conversation

Find out more