How I can support you
Managing your cultural project
Developing Dance and Performing Arts in Education
Academic presentations on dance of the African Diaspora
Choreographing for TV, Commercial and Theatre
NEWS, UPDATES, CURRENT PROJECTS
I was extremely excited to have been part of the organization of this amazing Youth Showcase for AkomaAsa Arts Academy.
The children delivered, audience was brilliant and guests from the dance sector were impressed.
Afro Atlantic Dialogues & Action
Working in collaboration with Batoto Yetu Portugal, Iris De Brito has been interviewing African -American artists, researchers and scholars online.
Presenter / Workshop facilitator
Batuke Arts led by Iris de Brito presented at this event the importance of changing the image and pedagogic tools needed to integrate dances of the African diaspora in education. Iris also facilitated a short Afro Energy movement workshop.
Creating during the pandemic has been crazyyy...but...I started discussions and research on another layer of racism, called colourism. I've set up a small solo piece and am looking for funding to get this dream fulfilled.
Social media marketing
This is my side hustle! I had the pleasure of supporting online marketing for this amazing festival which has now been deservedly awarded by One Dance UK and Black British Theatre Awards 2021
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Dance 2 Salsa Academy
This course (Kizomba Teacher Training) was absolutely fantastic, you need to check Iris and her team. It was awesome.
It's the best Kizomba/Semba teaching course in the country. I feel like I understand what Kizomba and Semba is about now.
Your team opened up my eyes to a world of dance that had lay hidden from me...I cherish the friends I have made and the skills I have acquired . Iris, you remain the best teacher I could have wished for. Thank You
Watching Bonga Kwenda last night was such a privilege ! Thank You Iris and the Batuke team for bringing us this opportunity!