From the choreographer and composer behind the hit film Streetdance 3D comes The Five and the Prophecy of Prana, a dazzling dance theatre show fusing hip hop, martial arts and manga. This spectacle visits Oxford Playhouse on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 November.  Set in modern Tokyo, The Five and the Prophecy of Prana follows five troublemakers in a camp for young offenders run by the Grand Master. Unknown to them, he is also a Guardian of Prana – a secret warrior group entrusted with securing peace. When a rebel seeks to seize power, the five must lead the battle of good against evil.  The Olivier Award-winning Boy Blue has worked with monks from the Shaolin Temple Warrior School and Japanese manga artist Akio Tanaka to create this electrifying show. (more…)

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BODY POLITIC CELEBRATES FIRST BIRTHDAY WITH A WORLD-CLASS LINE-UP.

On Saturday 21st September Body Politic is hosting an exclusive dance showcase to mark its first birthday at Pegasus Theatre. The showcase boasts to be one of Oxford’s biggest urban dance showcases to date, with performances from professional crews and companies such as Sky1’s Got to Dance recent semi finalists Poison.  There are fourteen crews and companies from across the UK involved in the dance showcase with styles including Hip-Hop, Contemporary and Commercial. Crews and companies from as far as Nottingham and Portsmouth will be strutting their stuff on stage alongside local artists and groups from Oxford.   Guaranteed to have you dancing in your seats and shouting for more! (more…)