Dance. Artists. Network. Conference. Encounter


AREAL | Space for choreographic development and the Center for Projects Timișoara hosted a two-days international conference exploring the relationship between dance, burnout, equity, care and well-being. 

"Dancing from Burnout towards Equity"

Taking place between June 29-30 2023, in Timișoara, the conference welcomed dance makers, cultural managers, and representatives of dance organisations in Europe or abroad to co-create a space for conversation, exchange and networking around relevant post-pandemic topics.

The participants had the chance to explore the vibrant city of Timișoara and discover the Romanian contemporary dance scene through a dense programme of presentations, talks, new performances and premieres, video projections and free dance sessions.  

The DANCE™ conference - Dance. Audience. Network. Care. Encounter - is part of the national cultural programme "Timișoara - European Capital of Culture in the year 2023" and is funded by the City of Timișoara through the Center for Projects. An event part of the AREAL - space for cultural development, program co-funded by the Administration of the National Cultural Fund.

© Ioana Trușcă


EDN Network Meeting


EDN members travelled to Timișoara for the network's annual General Assembly and the Think-In strategic planning meeting, hosted by AREAL | Space for choreographic development together with Centre for Projects Timișoara on 27 & 28 June 2023.

General Assembly

EDN members came together to share news from their dancehouses and their local contemporary dance scenes, comment and vote on the network's latest developments, as well as take active part in formulating the network's future outlook together with the board of directors. 


This years's Think-In is an invitation for EDN members, local and international guests to share their knowledge and experiences for the mapping of equitable practices in contemporary dance. The theme has been approached from different angles during the EDNext project activities throughout the year.


EDN Encounter is a visitors programme for representatives of dance development organisations to meet, share and network, embracing a model of intercultural dialogue and collaboration beyond EDN membership.



*EDN General Assembly is for members-only. 

*EDN Think-In is an internal working meeting and includes members and invited participants.

*EDN Encounter is by invitation only. 

Registrations for the EDN General Assembly and Think-In are now closed. For more information, please get in touch with Christoph Bovermann at christoph@ednetwork.eu

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