Foreword by Mercy Nabirye, Head of Dance of the African Diaspora, One Dance UK 6 Welcome message from Andrew Hurst, Chief Executive, One Dance UK
NEWS 8 A selection of One Dance UK Dance of the African
Diaspora news from around the country
FEATURE INTERVIEW 12 A Word from Peter Badejo OBE by Christopher
TRAINING AND CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CPD)
22 Ingrid Mackinnon becomes Head of Dance at WAC Arts
23 Alleyne Dance by Heather Benson 28 What Does Your Dance Do? by Latisha Cesar For this issue we feature the African Wax print Nsu Bra, which is from the (Akan) Twi language in Ghana and means "waterwell". It resembles the ripple effect of water when a stone is thrown into it. Like this pattern, dance forms of the African diaspora are interconnected. Throughout the generations of transmission, these priniciples, aesthetics, techniques and nuances ripple within the dance forms and create the diverse sector that exists today.