New Hip Hop Drama" Harlem
Stomp was the theme for the Summer Arts Programme in 2005, resulting
in performances at The Albany on 28th & 29th October as part
of Black History Month.
One night in Harlem, a young man arrives
with a mission – to
pay off the debt his father owes to a notorious gambler, the Duke...
Also in this year, Fusion devised two new plays. 'Summer
Survival' explored the theme of safety
on the streets with the mantra "Feel
Safe & Be Safe", and
'No Way Back' recalled experiences at school.
There were also Platform Events featuring dance and lyrics
with Saturday Fusion, The
Activists, Illusion, SBI, Vortex, Rhythm
& Harmony, Lyricality, and Loose
2005 also saw the first Creative
Learning Symposium at the
University of Greenwich, where young artists from Second
Wave ran workshops for delegates, representatives from funding
bodies, education and the arts.