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Welcome to Ijodee Dance Center

IJODEE DANCE CENTER is a professional member; affiliated to the Dance Guild of Nigeria (GOND), National Association of Nigerian Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), International Dancer Council (C.I.D) and also registered under the CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION of NIGERIA.  It was established in 1998 as a professional African Dance Centre that focuses on training, research, talent discovery and promotion of the African Dance and channeling it to the upliftment of our society.

Being the producer of (IJODEE DANCE COMPANY), winner of the AFRICAN/ INDIAN OCEAN CONTEMPORARY DANCE CONTEST in Madagascar in 2003, as well as a major promoter of young dancers and upcoming Dance Companies in Nigeria, IJODEE DANCE CENTRE as a stakeholder and contributor to the socio-cultural, economic and political development.
Ijodee Dance Centre is also the organizer of an annual Festival tagged TRUFESTA, which focuses strictly on Solo and Duo Dances, Including adults and children dance workshops. TRUFESTA provides an opportunity for the Government, private sector and all lovers of Arts and Culture to reinforce the image of Nigeria as a cosmopolitan country that remains the cultural and economic capital of Black Africa.

PAST PROJECTS OF IJODEE DANCE CENTER

THEME
ORGANISATION
VENUE
YEAR
Body Awareness  [1]
IJODEE
C.C.F LAGOS
1998
Dance with Nature
IJODEE
C.C.F LAGOS
2000
African Dance workshop
AVIGNON FESTIVAL
FRANCE 2000
Franco-Nig. Dance Workshop
IJODEE/C.C.F
LAGOS
2001
Body Awareness [2]
IJODEE
C.C.F LAGOS
2002
2nd Franco- Nig. Workshop
IJODEE/C.C.F
LAGOS
2003
Contemporary African Dance
JULI DANCE
AMSTERDAM
2003/2004
1st All Female Contemporary dance workshop
IJODEE/C.C.F LAGOS 2004
2nd All Female Contemporary dance
IJODEE/C.C.F LAGOS 2004
Contemporary Dance Workshop IFAS/IJODEE S. AFRICA 2004
DONE New Dance/IJODEE JJOBURGE 2004
DONE JOMBA/IJODEE DURBAN 2004
DONE CFF/IJODEE BURUNDI 2004
DONE CCAR/IJODEE DJIBOUTI 2004
DONE CCCL/IJODEE MALAWI 2004
DONE CCFM/IJODEE MOZAMBIQUE 2004
DONE CCFM/IJODEE NAMIBIA 2004
DONE NOYAM/IJODEE GHANA 2004
DONE AFH/IJODEE ZIMBABWE 2004
DONE AFK/IJODEE UGANDA 2004
DONE      
ART AZIMUTS Contemporary Africa Dance Workshop   Butari, Rwanda 2005
MONTEVIDEO SITIADA Contemporary African Dance Workshop   Montevideo/Uruguay 2005
Creation Process Dance Workshop   N.C.A.C, Lagos, Nigeria  
Dance Meet Danse Int. Festival(Workshop Co-ordinator)   Lagos,Nigeria 2005/2006
VENEZUELAN Contemporary African Dance Workshop Tour in three states   CARACAS,MARACAIBO, SUIDAD-BOLIVAR 2006
Contemporary African Dance class at the IMPULSTANZ Workshop   Vienna, Austria 2005/2006
TRUFESTA Dance Workshop   Lagos &Ibadan, Nigeria 2006, 07,08
WE THINK ALIKE Workshop with Nigerians, Australians and Canadians   Lagos 2008
Dialogue in Dance with Top Nigerian Choreographers[April/May]   Lagos 2008
Abok I Ngoma Festival   Lagos 2008
SPAN International Dance Workhop For professional dancer   Lagos,Nigeria 2008
FIND YOUR RHYTHM Dance workshop with melting-pot foundation   Lagos & Accra, Ghana 2009
Creation of ENCOUNTERS in Collaboration with FLATFOOT   Durban, S. AFRICA 2009
Choreography and Dance Consultant for the NEW ALWAYS eight hours TVC   Cape Town, S. Africa 2009
Special Dance Creation of THE NEW DAWN for N.D.I.C 20th Anniversary   Sheraton, Abuja 2009
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