About ODD 3

Karen Gallagher and Associates with Dr. Sarah Black presents with Liverpool Hope University, Edge Hill University and People Dancing:

Courageous Conversations Positively Democratising Narratives

Wednesday 29th March at Liverpool Hope University
and Thursday 30th March at Edge Hill University.

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Our Dance Democracy was founded in Liverpool 2018, a city of defiance – solidarity and home to radical and diverse dance, performance and cultural heritage practices. Our Dance Democracy 3 – Courageous Conversations Positively Democratising Narratives addresses dance, performance and heritage practices which positively disrupts Western canons, and promotes the artist voice, agency and endeavour which enhances critical art practices.

29th March / Liverpool Hope University

Care, Compassion and Culture

9.30am – 6.30pm / Opening Keynote:

Khanyisile Mbongwa and Hanna Cormick

7.30pm / Evening Performance:

The Rest of Our Lives

30th March / Edge Hill University

Decolonising our Stories


Professor Chris Bannerman with Dr. Funmi Adewole Elliot and Professor Thomas F DeFrantz

7.30pm / Evening Performance:



Raconteur for both days:

Wendy Houstoun

Other contributors include:
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance
Professor Victoria Hunter
Alexandrina Hemsley
Nina Edge
Kiara Mohamed Amin
Dr. Angela Viorja
Tammi Gissell
Sandie Fisher
Valerie Uchechukwu Ebuwa and Douglas Bateman
Chevon Edwards and Jenny Rees
British Black Ballet

Our Dance Democracy 3 offers the following booking rates:
Both days: £80 (online £40)
Daily Rate: £50 (online £25)

*Special rate for Freelance artists Both days: £40
*If freelancers are struggling to pay please contact organisers for potential sponsored attendance

Address details (Travel and accommodation recommendations on request)

Liverpool Hope
Creative Campus
Shaw Street,
L6 1HP

Edge Hill University
The Arts Centre
St Helens Road
L39 4QP


Book your place today!