July 18, 2016

With music, songs, dance, storytelling and performance, your contemporary dance show We Almost Forgot is total theatre. What informed the fusion of these art forms?

I come from a tradition of theatre makers. In addition, I am Yoruba so I have a number of...

March 23, 2015

"We either make ourselves miserable, or make ourselves strong. The amount or work is the same." 


Any African artist who wants to be an artist, that is to say an innovator, who seek to invent and advance the society, must be aggressive in his...

December 12, 2014


The explosive dance and acrobatic moves of Qudus Onikeku, Nigeria’s dance impresario based abroad, creates a nexus in the souls of his audience each time, making them yearn for more.

A choreographer, dancer, writer, and curator Onikeku’s act explores...

November 30, 2014

A near-magical fusion of dance and acrobatics makes Qudus Onikeku a delight to watch. Yinka Olatunbosun reports


The best advice, albeit clichéd, any compere can give to the audience waiting to watch Qudus Onikeku perform, is “Don’t try this at home.” This young Nigeri...

August 12, 2014

By John Enubiak.

Dancers and dance enthusiasts in Lagos converged at 194, Herbert Macauley way, Adekunle, Yaba, to celebrate and launch the opening of QDance Center, recently.

The QDance Center is a new initiative of ykprojects, a Paris and Lagosbased organisation which...

August 6, 2014

By Evelyn Osagie in Life - The Midweek Magazine August 6, 2014


Dance lovers will burn some calories on the QDance Center dance floor opened to the public on Saturday. The event was the first at the centre. There were free dance classes.

0n Sunday, guests were treated t...

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