What is your one aspiration for Dance of the African Diaspora in 2008?
"...is to understand what our dances are to us, once we can understand what our dances are to us then it becomes easy to transmit it to audiences sincerely..."
"...Respect- the respect for what we do and how we do it..."
"...that the British African Dance community reemerges and gains strength and momentum through reaching out to the wider international community that can potentially support it..."
"...More dance, more audiences and more success..."
"...Through the Bode Lawal Post Traditional Dance Technique I intend to emphasise the higher aspect of African dance beyond cultural tourism and other trivial realms in which African dance is frequently expressed. My technique has been developed to nurture and guide upcoming African dance students or indeed anybody with genuine interest in understanding the essence of African dance tradition within the context of the African Diasporas. I hope to promote this technique for use in schools and colleges, and also within the intellectual circles of British dance..."
"...to see the first black british female ballet dancer, dancing with the royal ballet company at covent garden in my life time..."
"...My aspiration for Dance of the African Diaspora in 2008 is to be active in the laying of a robust foundation of an infrastructure for the practice of APD..."