Author: Innogen Fryer

On the weekend Mimbre Youth Company (MYC) went to Breaking Conventions at Sadler’s Wells. They got to see the big stage, where they will perform later in the year and Kieran even got to try it out.  He was selected by Jonzi D to come up on stage and show off his moves in front of over 1000 people. He did some amazing free styling, did a big shout out to Mimbre and won a free Breaking Convention T-shirt. Hold tight Kieran.

Over the half term Mimbre had lots of different activities and projects taking place: Mimbre Youth (The Step Up Group) started working on the "Riot Offspring" performance with Sadler’s Wells Theatre. We also ran street dance, acrobatics and choreography workshops to 13-19 years old as part of Discover Young Hackney and five of our young people took part in the Nation Youth Circus Event with Circus Space.

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Hey mimbre followers, We had a fantastic weekend with mimbre's young company - the Step Up group. They spent the entire weekend working hard to create a performance for the Discover Young Hackney - Festival opening ceremony at the Hackney Empire this Friday (1st of February). The show has flips, twirls and lifts. Have a look at some of our pictures from the weekend: