Unknown Realms (ACE Dance and Music CO)

Unknown Realms (ACE Dance and Music CO)

The world we once knew is becoming one we have yet to understand…

Rooted in African and contemporary culture, ACE dance and music collaborate with two internationally acclaimed male choreographers Serge Aimé Coulibaly and Vincent Mantsoe. 

UNKNOWNREALMS evocatively shows us a picture of the world and what is happening NOW…

Performed against a backdrop of stunning scenography and dynamic multidimensional soundscapes by Andy Garbi and Yvan Talbot, two contrasting works examine the past and present with consciousness and contemporary sensibility, six dancers rise from the ashes with powerful explosive dance that uncovers the rich history of lives lived; memories, human struggle and people letting go…

An all-embracing, multi layered production that celebrates sheer mortality, perseverance and hope overcoming adversity.

This double bill consists of:


is a metaphorical night where people try to do their last dance before an uncertain tomorrow… Performed to a supercharged soundscape, this sensational new work by Serge Aimé Coulibaly questions – what frustrates you in the world today? Imagine… people meeting to escape their everyday life but, is it really possible to escape from the reality of this world?


Sacred, ritualistic and shamanic, the word ‘Mana’ is used in over twenty-four countries, it is universal, we can all feel it when people and things possess this power. Tracing the journey of past lives, this physical work unifies beliefs & cultures – it’s the ultimate life force, the stuff of which magic is made of…

Book Tickets

Important Information:

Venue: The Guildhall Arts Centre, Theatre

Price: Just £5 / £3 groups of 10+ thanks to funding from Arts Council England!

Running time: 1hr 20min inc. interval


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