While many EDN members are still closed for public, activities continue to take place remotely - both for artists and audiences! We bring to you plenty of shows, trainings, celebrations, reflections. Take your peak!
Since February/March, all the dancehouses in Europe have been closed for public. While many countries start easing the lockdown, there is still a long way to go before we join EDN members in shows and festivals.
While doors might be closed, there is still many activities you can take part in with us - see here below a growing selection of trainings, shows, workshops and more.
First published: 18 May 2020.
Exceptional events and initiatives - do not miss!
Shows that go online only for some days - mark your agendas
Keep active - professional dancers and others!
Unique projects that you can take part in
Reflect on dance and choreographic practices
Artists' projects - what do they do in lockdown?
Close your eyes, open your ears
Prefer to take time and read? Here is a good selection
La Briqueterie (France) invites you to discover the latest issue of Repères, cahier de danse: Anna Halprin, A Century of Dance. Issue 45 is a portrait of an exceptional woman whose innovations in dance are evident throughout her long career. American, born in 1920, Anna Halprin is also a visual artist, a human rights activist and creator of the Planetary Dance. Find the publication in French here.
Dansateliers (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) invites you to discover its artists and team members during this crisis. This is a good moment to get to know the diversity of choreographers active in Rotterdam. More here.
A variety of educational programmes
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 BarcelonaMore
EDN will participate in the panel discussion dedicated to re-thinking European touring networks proposed to international delegates in the framework of the CINARS Web conference.More
EDN will be participating in ‘Encuentro Nodo: hybrid crossings for the circulation of performing arts’, the first presentation of the Chilean network on 7 May 2021.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