Carte Blanche Staff Exchange in new format

EDN offers the possibility for its members to visit other dancehouses; an opportunity for peer-to-peer learning, an informal insight into production and artistic processes, a new know-how and knowledge. 

In 2021, EDN introduces a new format in the light of the COVID-19 situation. Instead of traveling to other dancehouses, all interested in staff exchange are invited to join us on virtual journeys. 

 

Meet your peers!

We want for you to meet your peers; to have informal, yet structured conversations about your work, what challenges are you facing, what inspires you. These journeys are not about hierarchy, they are about peer-to-peer exchange, learning from each other and a new know-how you can later on use in your dancehouses. 

Are you working with the artistic program and want to exchange thoughts and practice about curatorial principles? Do you work in the technical department and want to learn how the production process from a technical perspective looks like in another dancehouse? Do you want to know what are the best online tools for executive producers, and communicators? Do you want to exchange good cases on how to reach new audiences? Do you want to learn how other colleagues work with visiting experience? Or do you want to know how other danshouses work creatively with finances? Are you struggling with challenges in your department that could be looked at with a new perspective by sharing and exchanging ideas with a peer? If you can say yes to any of this or come up with other questions you would like to ask another dancehouse, then this is for you!

 

Format

Tailor-made online meetings with your colleagues will take place over 4 to 6 weeks: three periods (April-May, June-July or August-September) are proposed for a variety of interactions. You will have 1-2 hours conversation on 4-6 occasions and before the meetings you will receive a guideline.

In the registration sheet you can propose which member/members you would like to have an exchange with, or you can just specify in which department and we’ll make a match for you.

All professionals of the dancehouses are eligible for the placement: communication managers learning how others reach out to their local audiences, artistic directors exchanging on curatorial principles of a dancehouse, producers learning from other contexts and technics… Participation fee of 100 € will be invoiced to your Dancehouse covering matchmaking and assistance for the multi-week immersion and evaluation of the format.

In short

For whom: all profesionnals of the dancehouses

When: 4 times for 2 hours over 4 to 6 weeks in one of the periods (April-May, June-July, August-September)

Participation fee: 100 € (covers matchmaking and assistance for the multi-week immersion and evaluation of the format)

Register here.

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