Category Archive: Hip Hop

Cavort for #WordyMonday Blue Jeans @CollaboDance with @slumcivilians and @_emerwalsh

I’m still processing the images I took on Friday at Collabo at Stratford Circus so this was an easy choice. It’s in response to Stacey Drummond’s suggestion on my facebook page. I choose… Continue reading

Rain, Gene Kelly and Tommy Franzén

Image: Dancing in the Rain (socially) at Dance Al Fresco, 2008 I’m really busy at the moment trying to get all the important things done before my upcoming surgery. That’s because I want… Continue reading

OMI + Water Marks

Toni Adigun’s OMI performed at Sadler’s Wells Breakin’ Convention (c) Carole Edrich 2012 After long consideration I’ve decided to tone down the watermark on my photographs and; apart from on facebook, will instead… Continue reading

“From the cushion of the gale”

All images: Hip Hop dancers performing at St Pancras on the first day of Big Dance 2012 I’m in Thessalonki. It’s warm, thre’s barely a cloud in the sky and for the first… Continue reading

Spin! and Gompertz’s gospel

Both Images: Images: Two photographic themes of ‘spin’ featuring performances at 60×60 held at Stratford Circus in 2010 UK dance enthusiasts would have to have had their heads in a sack to have… Continue reading

Dancesation Expo Revisited

Young dancers at Dancesation Expo 2012 The article I wrote about Dancesation Expo, which was published in this month’s Dance Today, has been so well received that I thought I’d post some more… Continue reading

Black Album #2

both images: Tony Adigun’s Black Album performed at The Place As you can see it was very very dark. I also wanted the images to convey the atmosphere of this part of the… Continue reading

Black Album #1

All images: Avant Garde Dance’s Black Album On Friday I was lucky enough to be at a full dress rehearsal of Avant Garde Dance’s new production ‘Black Album’. A compilation of familiar old… Continue reading

Urban Intelligence

Main Stage, Sadler’s Wells Breakin’ Convention 2011 After watching ‘One Man Walking‘, part of Channel 4’s 2011 Street Summer series which explored the challenges of living in London. I thought it would be… Continue reading

Tommy Franzén

Tommy Franzén at the Make Dance App Launch in 2011 I also interviewed Tommy Franzén about his memories and impressions of Gene Kelly. We also chatted briefly about his rehearsals for Some Like… Continue reading