“The Company is a credit not to one individual, but to a Body Of People simply known as BOP”
*** NEWS FLASH ***
Dollie & Paul are delighted to announce the publication of their anticipated book.
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO JAZZ DANCE
published by Crowood Press
Jazz dance and its inherent music is recognised as one of the original and most potent art forms of the last two centuries. From its African roots to our present-day global dance community, the jazz idiom has afforded a cross-fertilization with all other artistic, cultural and social representations within the arts industry, providing an accessible dance platform for dancers, teachers and creatives to enjoy both recreationally and professionally.
With over 230 photographs and a wealth of tips and advice, The Essential Guide to Jazz Dance provides an authentic framework to support, enlighten and encourage a candid understanding of the true heart and soul of jazz dance.
A LIBRARY & BOOK SHELF MUST HAVE For the Performing Arts, Dance Schools Teachers, Dancers and Creatives.
The Essential Guide to Jazz Dance is the ideal reading companion for all dancers, teachers, creatives and performing arts organisations.
The book shares and offers a practical and uncomplicated overview to the multi-layered history, practices and development of jazz dance as a creative and artistic dance form, including the following:
How to order and purchase a copy of - The Essential Guide to Jazz Dance
Direct from our publishers - Crowood Press
Also available to buy on Amazon
** Also available in Kindle and Ebook formats.
Recent BOP Performances at
ADX 2019 / Battersea Arts Centre 2020 / Havering Dance Festival 2020
A little snippet of 'Les Boppers' performing new BOP repertoire - "I, You, We Rise"
inspired by the poem 'I Rise' from the majestic Maya Angelou.
Original music composition and production by Paul Jenkins.
Creative Direction/Choreography by Dollie Henry.
BOP Dancers: Martina Farkasova, Ilaria Berschi, Kerri de Aguiar, Chloe Bertini, Lucia Cardona, Marite Querel, Janice Rijssel, Annie Blomfield, Jazmin Arnold, Emily Kate Pettite.
Sheriya Clement-Pascall, Kabuki Johnson, Tina Omotosho.
Sunday Jazz Congregation @ Pineapple Dance with
BOP Jazz Summer Intensive Program - July 2019
Dancers: Katie Willy, Ida Kummervold & Sina Noe Luu
Performing - "I Can Let Go Now" choreographed by Dollie Henry
- ALL EVENTS CANCELLED DUE TO COVID_19
Dollie will be Sharing the BOP Jazz Passion in her role as Dance World Cup Head Judge and guest choreographer/jazz teacher at the following international Dance Festivals and Dance Events throughout March and April 2020