RISE Behind-The-Dance: Anton Peris

7 January 2020

Where did you grow up?
Wembley, Brent.

When and how did you first become a dancer?
Became a dancer 10 years ago and got inspired by dance videos online.

Explain RISE in 3 words?
Inspiring, Influence & Impact. I call it "The 3 i's".

Do you have a certain process when you create a choreography?
My style of creating choreography is how I’m feeling at that very moment - I like my content to be as authentic and raw as possible which becomes a story.

What is your favourite part of RISE?
Meeting all the other talented people and the production.

What do you like about teaching dance to others?
I love the fact I can bring out their own character and confidence that can help in their daily life with everything else.

Why should people come to RISE?
People need to see the talent in Brent! Because this is impact and what a perfect way to bring everyone together through dance and music! The language of peace and unity.

Saturday 18 January 2020
Performance at 7pm, Wembley Park.

For more information on RISE, please visit www.brent2020.co.uk/programmes/RISE

RISE is the opening event for Brent's year as the London Borough of Culture 2020.

It is an outdoor spectacular telling the story of Brent through dance, film and an amazing soundtrack with a community cast of hundreds. We caught up with Anton Paris, Brent born entrepreneur and dancer in RISE...