V/DA is a multi-disciplinary, collaborative company. Crossing the lines between dance, theatre and music. Presenting works/collaborations and performing at Yorkshire Dance (Leeds) , Riley Theatre (Leeds), Dance Base (Edinburgh), Brighton Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe, DanceLive/Citymoves (Aberdeen), The Lemon Tree (Aberdeen), Tramway (Glasgow), The Arches (Glasgow), GREC Festival (Barcelona) OFTTA (Montreal)
Artistic Director: Mele Broomes
Mele Broomes is an artist based in Glasgow. Broomes’ work experiments with the extremities of movement and voice whilst investigating her current contemporary practice of African Diasporic dance. Mele has performed nationally and internationally and has choreographed works that has been presented across the UK. Performing and collaborating with and at GREC Festival (Barcelona) OFTTA (Montreal), danceGATHERING (Lagos), The Centre For The Less Good Ideas (Johannesburg), Mushroom Hour Half Hour (Johannesburg) Mhz (Glasgow) amongst others.
Mele is one of the lead artists for Project X, Scotland. Project X celebrates and champions dance within the African Caribbean Diaspora in Scotland for adults and children. Through workshops, performances, artistic opportunities, discussions, screenings, symposiums and more. Project X platforms contemporary and traditional dance forms broadening perceptions and representation.