Lovers of Dance, Music and Drama this is your moment!
The Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria, SPAN presents its performing arts Festival called SPANFEST 2015! SPANFEST will host workshops and events using various tools of the performing arts including Dance, Music, Spoken Word, Visual art, Theatre and Comedy.
The festival theme is titled: Voice of the Voiceless. SPANFEST 2015 will be filled with memorable breathtaking Music, Dance and Drama events, as our Community’s voice is revealed through the voices of its dancers, musicians, actors, poets and visual artists. The four performance nights showcasing the diversity and richness of our culture and heritage. The grande finale will be a family community experience starting with our SPAN academy graduation ceremony and closing with “Voice of the Voiceless”; a final performing art production gathering 200 dancers, musicians, and actors on one stage.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
• Monday 16th November 2015: Movements in Moments
A pioneering 5 stage show where a Violinist, Poet, Comedian, Singer & Dancer perform simultaneously while painters create masterpieces.
Venue: The Ocean View Marquee, Victoria Island, Time: 7- 9pm.
• Tuesday 17th November 2015: Speechless – A Musical Adventure
An adventure through jazz with famous guest artists, Tee Mac, Bright Gain, Jerry Omole, and Olufunmi taking us on an unforgettable journey of love for music and sounds.
Venue: The Ocean View Marque, Victoria Island. Time: 7- 9pm.
• 18th November 2015: Hear Word!
HEAR WORD! An exhilarating and thought provoking performing art production of Ifeoma Fafunwa. The production combines artistry, social commentary and true-life stories of inequality and transformation, delivered by Nigeria’s talented actresses Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Bimbo Akintola, Omonor, Elvina Ibru, Ufuoma McDermott, Zara Udofia, Lala Akindoju, Rita Edward, Debbie Ohiri and Odenike.
Venue: The Ocean View Marquee, Victoria Island, Time: 7 – 9pm, Register HERE
• 21st November 2015: The Era (Era of Legends)
This amazing dance concert featuring legends from within our community will leave the audience breathless and thoroughly entertained.
Venue: The Ocean View Marque, Victoria Island. Time: 7 – 9 pm. Register HERE
• 22nd November 2015: Grand Finale – Voice of the Voiceless
A performing art piece of Music, Dance & Drama. The gifted performances of our artists who have decided to speak for us …their art become our voice…. the voice of our community!
For more information, please contact: Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN)
0805 711 1989, www.spanigeria.org, Follow Us on Social Media – Twitter: @spanigeria IG: @officialspanigeria