Tony Adigun is a man of many hats: Creative director, curator, choreographer, dancer, educator and mentor all worn with the same signature passion and style.
He is the founder and Artistic Director of the cutting edge hip-hop company Avant Garde Dance and continues to steer his ship into uncharted creative territory. Tony has a razor sharp eye for composition, musicality and form, which has allowed him to develop a unique dance vocabulary unique that has gained respect and admiration from the highest echelons of the dance industry. Music is Adigun’s first passion and major influence, and dance is the way he show’s his appreciation.
Tony’s iconic choreography and style is renowned around the world as he has performed and delivered workshops in Vietnam, America, Poland, Russia, Portugal, Zimbabwe and many other countries. He has received commissions from numerous organisations including Hextable Theatre, Breakin Convention, The Place/Alston Takes Over, Hoxton Hall, Big Chair Dance, Dance Umbrella and Dream Productions. Commercially he has choreographed and performed with top artists from the UK and America including Janet Jackson, Usher, Ashanti, Mel B, JoJo, Cheryl Cole and Whitney Houston.
From work in schools to community dance projects with older people, commercial tours to artistic endeavours, Adigun is consistently able to get the best out of people. Tony delivers powerful transformative education work, challenging the young people he works with to ‘go against the grain’ and channel their unique identities. Tony is resolute in his belief that young people from any background can achieve at the highest level.
Tony Adigun and his team were ecstatic to reach international relations and to choreograph for the worldwide renowned reputable company Cirque du Soleil in Andorra.
Tony Adigun solidified a close working relationship with Paloma Faith during the creative process of hit single ‘Til I’m done
An elite team to transform motion tracking technology into a spectacular visual!
A particularly exciting collaborative commission to explore movement, art, architecture, and technology
Showcases some of the finest dancers and crews in the country
A Tony Adigun commissioned work by London Contemporary Dance School (3rd year graduate piece)
Bob Cohan 90th Birthday Celebrations
The Place Prize 2012
Breakin’ Convention & Parc de La Villette France
Short film by Tony Adigun featuring Avant Garde Dance and friends
Short film by Tony Adigun / Merce Cunningham Company
Escape is a commissioned piece that Tony Adigun choreographed in the small town of Tilburg in the Netherlands.
Edge Touring Company
The Exhibitionists project was created for Exhibition Road Show 2012.
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