BLACK LIVES MATTER ... EQUALITY & DIVERSITY MATTER ... CREATIVE ARTS MATTER
“The Company is a credit not to one individual, but to a Body Of People simply known as BOP”
BOPJAZZUK and GUESTS in CONVERSATION - LET'S TALK JAZZ!
Let's Talk about ... The Who • The What • The Where • The Why of Jazz Dance in the #UK🇬🇧
Dollie Henry & Paul Jenkins - Founders and Artistic Directors of BOP Jazz Theatre Company will curate a weekly online BOPJazzUK Chat series ... “LET’S TALK JAZZ!”
Join us over 6 weeks for what will be an inspiring, enlightening and entertaining program of Conversations with some of the leading Black and British #Jazz practitioners and artists🎉
First Program commences on Thursday 13 August ... with the producers, film makers and creative team of the inspiring #award winning Jazz film documentary UPROOTED - The Journey of Jazz Dance - Khadifa Wong, Lisa Donmall-Reeve & Zak Nemorin.
There after meet our other guests, jazz artists Stewart Arnold, Jreena Green, Jason Pennycooke, Annette Walker, Jeanefer Jean-Charles & Pearl Jordan🤩💥
LET’S TALK JAZZ, provides an open and needed platform that represents some of our Black & British Jazz practitioners who have influenced and continue to preserve the creative aspects of the jazz dance art form here in the UK🖤🤎🤍💯🇬🇧
ONLINE EVENT register via EVENTBRITE ... save the date first program is on Thursday 13th August at 7.30pm
A LIBRARY & BOOK SHELF MUST HAVE
For the Performing Arts, 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:
💥💥 LIMITED - SIGNED AUTHORS COPY OF THE BOOK ALSO AVAILABLE💥💥
You can also purchase - The Essential Guide to Jazz Dance
Direct from our publishers Crowood Press
Check-Out our new >>>>>>>
BOPJAZZ CREATIVE SHOP
Now available to Download
The BOP Jazz Exercise Program & InstagramLive Classes
Staying Jazz Fit and Healthy through the COVID_19 Lockdown!!
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.
Listen to more Jazz compositions and music production by