Vivie’s Dance Factory has organised a contemporary dance piece on addiction at the ETS Studio of the University of Ghana.
The company had been in existence for the past five years, offering training to children and adult in a variety of dances.
Speaking to The Spectator, Vivian Boateng, the brain behind the project, said the piece was used as a tool to speak against addiction which has become a thorny issue amongst the youth.
She revealed that addictions, when not checked might lead to depression, which could result in disastrous consequences.
According to her, today’s youth are battling with numerous addictions in the area of electronic gadgets, clothes, accessories, drugs, and many others.
Vivian Boateng noted that most of the youths are battling with peer pressure on social media, where others live fake lifestyles.
She added that these things, force others use dubious means to live the same lifestyles, which led to damning consequences.
She revealed that together with her team, they would tour the country to engage the youth on battling addiction.
By Edem Mensah-Tsotorme