What it means to be on the periphery?

Throughout the two days (9-10 February 2023) participants will explore, through discussion and practice, what it means to be on the periphery;geographically, culturally and socially through the lens of creative, community and curatorial dance practices.

The EDN Atelier "Dancing on the Edge: Peripheral Practices", hosted by Dance Ireland and Dance Limerick, brings together artists, programmers, curators and cultural policy makers to share knowledge and models of practice.

Both EDN members and non-EDN members are invited to register for the Atelier until 30 November 2022. The programme for both days, information on how to participate as an EDN and non-EDN member and practical information on how to get to Limerick, Ireland, can be found on the EDN website.

In addition, the European Dancehouse Network has already published the confirmed activities that will take place in 2023. The list of the EDNext 2023: Equity theme can be found here.

Culture Moves Europe

individual mobility grants

The second mobility call for artists and cultural professionals is open.


SHIFTing towards eco practices

15 European cultural networks to co-develop a bespoke eco-certification for cultural networks, taking into account their specific needs and working methods.


EDNext Focus on Equity

Dr Alexandra Baybutt commissioned to report on EDNext 2023 activities.

Mapping equitable practices in the European contemporary dance sector.


Report on Artistic Freedom in Europe

by the Council of Europe

Free to Create: Artistic Freedom in Europe examines the challenges European artists and cultural workers face in the practice of their right to freedom of artistic expression.


Europe Beyond Access

What is the current cultural landscape for European artists, arts professionals and audiences with disabilities in 2023? What recent advances have been made on a national and European basis?


Perform Europe is back!

A three-year project supported by the European Union

Discover the latest news about the second edition of the performing arts funding scheme


Equity in Dance

ateliers recap

A series of EDN workshops exploring practices of equity in contemporary dance - reports and podcasts are now published.


Dance Counts

living & working conditions in dance

Dance Ireland with Theatre and Dance NI have launched the Dance Counts Report, a major undertaking of research over the last three years into living and working conditions in the dance sector on the island of Ireland.


Creative Europe Budget Cuts

Call on Member States

EDN joins the Culture Action Europe call on EU member states to reconsider the proposed cuts by 40 million EUR to the Creative Europe budget 2024


What Makes You Disabled?

Video Podcasts

Three video podcasts documenting a 4-day exchange of artistic practices, led by disabled artists collective Al.Di.Qua & hosted by EDN member Lavanderia a Vapore.


EDNext 2022 - 2024

European Network of Dance Development Organisations

EDN continues to receive the support of EU network funding for representing dance development organisations in Europe


EDN Sustainability Campaign

Endorsed by EDN member organisations across Europe

EDN campaign presents concrete actions and ideas to engage the contemporary dance sector in Europe, its advocates, funders and stakeholders, in a shared movement towards a sustainable future.