The current lockdown gives you the opportunity to take part in dance classes, attend performances, dive into written and multimedia content set up by our members and others in the dance community. Check out this growing resource page about activities in March and April 2020.
While the global lockdown is putting many activities of the dance sector on hold, artists and venues are connecting online. You can be a professional dancer or trying to find creative ways to be active at home - more and more resources are available every day.
In the sections below you can find an overview of video platforms, projects, dance publications and more. Resources from our members are marked with an *.
Please feel free to email us to share links you know about - let's make this list grow together!
Updates are listed in bold. Last update on 2 April.
Worth noting this special open call for South-East England.
Coronavirus in the dance sector
From 1-day exclusives to online video platforms and festivals, dance performances are coming to you! Check here below a "first" selection:
Interesting also to look back at the 2017 edition of Repères, the dance magazine of La Briqueterie* on Video-dance - in french only.
These blogs are in written and/or video formats.
Digitally or in person, mark these dance & performing arts events in your calendars for the months to come!
Picture: Nepřestávej by Tereza Hradilková (2018). Dramaturgy: Lukáš Jiřička. Costume: Marjetka Kürner Kalous. (c) Divaldo Ponec
The online forum co-organized by EDN and The Place & Sadler's Wells will invite artists, producers, promoters, and other dance professionals from all over Europe for online discussions.More
Discover the programme and attend the September 2021 conference organised by the Royal Academy of Dance to discuss, debate and contemplate past, present and future potentialities of dance and dance teaching. Note that this conference was postponed by 1 year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.More
EDN members’ associated artists are invited to join the artistic research session Cellule d’Essai, at Maison de la Danse in Lyon, France. Deadline is 30 June 2021 and first-come-first-served is applied.More
With the arrival of the new venue of 700/220 seats in Helsinki, the team at Tanssin Talo will host a dialogue with European and international colleagues to unpack the diverse potentials and issues concerning creating and presenting dance in different contexts, economies and conditions.More
‘Meeting Grounds’ is a gathering about contemporary performing arts, thinking in/out Africa, organized by Mercat de les Flors casa de la dansa and Graner creation center for dance and live arts, in the context of Grec festival of Barcelona.More
The report brings together the main learning points the Consortium have drawn from the Perform Europe process, since its start in December 2020.More
More than 100 organisations have signed the letter, which calls for a reduction of obstacles to obtaining visas and work permits in order to support greater cultural exchange between the EU and US.More
This call is open to all performing arts producers (organisations, companies, artists, collectives) and presenters (venues, festivals and any type of organisation offering a presenting context) based in all the Creative Europe countries and in the UK. We are particularly trying to reach out to all the professionals who belong / feel like they belong to an underrepresented group within the performing arts landscape.More
In the open letter published by the group of 110+ pan-European networks, coordinated by Culture Action Europe, the European cultural community call on the Member States and the European Commission to secure a future for culture and cultural life in Europe.More
Acknowledging the challenges the European dance sector is facing, EDN’s online conference provides insights into adaptive measures across Europe, emerging practices and current needs, envisioning a renewed dance ecosystem after a period of crisis.More
Perform Europe supports experiments with more sustainable ways in cross-border physical and digital distribution of the performing arts in the 41 Creative Europe countries with a view to designing future support schemes for the sector.More