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04 Mar 2020 to 08 Mar 2020

Tanzplattform Deutschland

Join EDN members in Munich

The GERMAN DANCE PLATFORM sees itself as a forum to present recent developments and innovative currents in German contemporary dance. It offers an overview and a presentation platform for the most remarkable positions of present- day creation in the fields of domestic dance and choreographic performance.

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09 Mar 2020 to 14 Mar 2020

EDN Encounter in South Africa

A visit to Cape Town

The encounter aims at connecting with professional and independent African dance artists and at exploring new ways to share knowledge, to support artistic development and collaborations across the continents, and mutually empower each other.

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20 Mar 2020 to 21 Mar 2020

Practicing dance dramaturgy

An Atelier on strenghtening professional practice

How do dramaturges or ‘outside eyes’ position themselves in relationship to the various artists and the large variety of creative processes and realities they find themselves in?

This atelier focuses on dance dramaturgy as a social practice. A practice in which developing human relations, social and soft skills are crucial. It puts forward the necessity of developing a learning attitude, when reflecting on someone else’s practice. It emphasises “learning to learn” as a crucial soft skill, in a time in which notions of dance, of quality, of truth and of knowledge are finally becoming as diverse as reality has always been.

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Political Action
08 May 2020 to 08 May 2020

Dance sector encounters Europe: current challenges and future directions

A discussion led by European Dancehouse Network

EDN invites representatives from the European Institutions and from the dance sector to trace past connections, to dialogue on current challenges, to envision future synergies.

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15 May 2020 to 17 May 2020

Quello che ci muove

A focus on Social and Cultural Innovation

This Atelier at Lavanderia a Vapore (Torino, Italy) collects and connects some of the best audience-oriented practices of the last years and researches how dance can be a device to include people in a social and innovative process. Building on the Atelier in Bassano del Grappa in August 2018, it explores how cultural innovation can transform the concept of audience into the broader concept of citizens, and how this can be a force for active and democratic participation within communities.

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29 May 2020 to 30 May 2020

Public Forum on Audience Development

Engaging with our audience

The Forum at The Place is a reflection an accumulation of all the Ateliers on Audience Engagement held in the past years of EDN. This gathering of topics and needs within the dance field will result in a manifesto, offering the dance field & policymakers input on potential policy lines for the dance in relation to Audience Engagement.

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11 Jun 2020 to 12 Jun 2020

Sustainable practices

On strenghtening professional practice

In this 2-day atelier at Dansmakers Amsterdam, professionals come together to dive into the question: ‘How to build and maintain a sustainable practice as a creator’. By exchanging experience and knowledge about different perspectives on the subject and addressed from different international contexts, it aims to gain new insights and tools that can contribute to building a sustainable practice.

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19 Jun 2020 to 21 Jun 2020

Transmission of Knowledge

An atelier on strenghtening professional practice

This Atelier hosted by Art Stations Foundation (Poznan, Poland) is built on the thesis that contemporary choreography is a source of mindful collaboration, of acknowledging and implementing diversity, of horizontal working methodologies and of effective strategies for reflection and research. It will develop practical tools to transfer those skills into a wider social context, to see how this can be of relevance for our current and future society.

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20 Aug 2020 to 23 Aug 2020

Stretch 2020

Keđja invites you to Gothenburg (Sweden)

Strech is the title of a series of encounters organised by Keđja in the Nordic and Baltic region. After a successful Stretch Turku in 2019, join dance professionals in Sweden to expand the conversation.

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