News: Why Dance Matters...

Thursday 26 February 2015 by Carmel Smith

Why Dance Matters debate. 
Photo: Lucy White

The power of dance to enrich and transform lives was at the centre of a debate hosted at Sadler’s Wells on Monday (23 February) as part of the BBC and What Next? Get Creative campaign, a year-long celebration of British arts, culture and creativity.

Internationally renowned dancer Carlos Acosta, Breakin’ Convention’s Artistic Director Jonzi D, dancer and choreographer Seeta Patel, The Place’s Chief Executive Kenneth Tharp and Pam Zinkin, a performer with the Company of Elders, shared their thoughts on how dance shaped their paths and how it can play a hugely beneficial role in society at all levels…

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