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S3: E15 - Representation Month: Dollie Henry MBE Dancing the Path to Change - and the Power of Movement
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S3: E15 - Representation Month: Dollie Henry MBE Dancing the Path to Change - and the Power of Movement

Step into the vibrant Jazz dance world and its roots as Christabel sits down for a lively and captivating conversation with Dollie Henry MBE. Dollie is a true force in the world of performing arts. Her illustrious career as a performer, choreographer, theatre director, and jazz artist spans over four decades, earning her immense respect and admiration. As the founder and Artistic Director of BOP Jazz Theatre Company UK, she has been at the forefront of bringing Jazz to life on stage.

But wait, this isn't your typical Jazz discussion! Dollie takes us on a journey to the roots of Jazz, shedding light on its African origins and profound significance as a Black art form. She's on a mission to revive Jazz's true essence and showcase the diverse range of talent within the black and minority artist community.

Dollie shares her insights on the creative spirit of Jazz and its limitless possibilities. With her unwavering passion, dedication, and delightful spirit, Dollie is pushing boundaries and ensuring that Jazz dance takes its rightful place in the spotlight.

Don't miss out on this inspiring episode! Tap into The Cipher at thecipherpod.com to uncover the magic of Jazz through the lens of an extraordinary artist - and give us a five-star rating while you're there!  — because it's where all the cool kids hang out.

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Join host Christabel Nsiah-Buadi as she 'passes the mic' to Black creative visionaries worldwide. In this series of relaxed, engaging interviews, hear them reflect on moments that shaped their lives. Then, discover how these experiences inspired them to create art, media, and movements that celebrate their cultures - and shatter old narratives about them.
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