fbpx

ancestral trauma and me

So pleased to announce the must read article published today in Black Ballad by Dr Michelle Nyangereka. Dr Nyangereka is a mother, a counselling psychologist, filmmaker, SIN Cru collaborator, and bestie. She was lead consultant on Fly No Filter’s Only When Its Feathers are Grown, and instrumental in helping Artistic Director Lucy retrace the stepsContinue reading “ancestral trauma and me”

‘we have art in order not to die of the truth,’ Nietzsche

‘All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last, to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up.’ James Baldwin. Ashley Banjo, Artistic Director of Diversity has been accused of telling a story with bias, of inciting violence against the police, using mainstream TV for his own agenda, of glamourising without empathyContinue reading “‘we have art in order not to die of the truth,’ Nietzsche”

stuntgal for superstardom

we are so tremendously proud and excited to be sharing the news that JNR Sinstar alumni, Lara Stuntgal Ciulli has been offered a place to study at Philippe Gaulier‘s prestigious theatre clowning school in Étampes, Paris. In Lara’s own words, ‘this is a truly once in a lifetime opportunity’ and she will be heading outContinue reading “stuntgal for superstardom”

experiments in time and space

Khagen is an emerging dance artist from Manchester. As a new generation Bboy from the north of England, he brought a variety of different perspectives and reference points to the company. This year is all about drawing back to history and tradition, and taking those lessons and inspirations into blue sky thinking to create newContinue reading “experiments in time and space”

positivity during hardship and uncertainty

the twenty five years of seeding, watering, weeding, raking, watering, deadheading, playing gentle choral music, whispering, watering and watering of SIN Cru to arrive at today has always been a team effort.  SIN Cru stands for Strength In Numbers, we are a product of Hip Hop culture, and as per, have our roots firmly earthedContinue reading “positivity during hardship and uncertainty”

thankyou thankyou and zimzimma

Urban SINfonie online festival is done.  Supreme thankyou to: all our virtual audiences, Linda’s fanclub, Ken Swift, Geo, Mr Margaret Scratcher, DJ Marshy, LadyBFine, Prone, Brad Baloo and Dom Search from The Nextmen, Sun Sun, Lil’Tim, Ed at Grounded UK, Sheku and Justice, Big South, No Half Stepping, Khagen and RascElle, Force 10, Positive Mindforce,Continue reading “thankyou thankyou and zimzimma”