Just Us Dance Theatre

/Just Us Dance Theatre
Just Us Dance Theatre 2019-04-29T13:53:20+00:00

Project Description

Joseph Toonga is originally from the Cameroon and was raised in East London. His company Just Us Dance Theatre combines the rawness, compression and precision of Hip-Hop with contemporary choreography. The company has grown over ten years to use this practice to communicate real life stories, extending and sharing the rich cultural offer of Hip-Hop to audiences and participants of all ages, abilities, backgrounds and cultures.

Born to Manifest is Just Us Dance Theatre’s latest 60-minute Hip-Hop programme which has been commissioned by The Place, Redbridge Drama Centre and DanceEast where Joseph is an Associate Artist.

The titular opening solo, performed by Joseph himself, sets a mental health agenda, using real-life accounts and an original score by Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante as the starting points. The second part of the double bill is a new duet with fellow Just Us founder Ricardo Da Silva which portrays strong friendship and the value of social support.

Born to Manifest promoters pack

Recent production on video (It’s Between Us)