EDN is open to any organisation dedicated to the development and renewal of contemporary dance, located in geographical Europe.
EDN members may be any legal entity devoted to the renewal and development of contemporary dance, willing to make active contributions to the network’s activities. EDN members are based in geographical Europe.
Benefits for member organisations
Networking, learning and building international capacities
Promotion and visibility
Who can join the network?
Don’t hesitate to contact members, Board members and the Secretariat to know more about the network, get a sense of orientations and activities, and ask all the questions you have in mind!
Interested dance organisations will be asked to send an application to the Secretariat.
EDN members are value-driven organisations that aim at developing a sustainable dance field and building a more diverse, accessible, fair and inclusive dance ecosystem. To be able to join the network, dance organisations should have the following profile:
In the application process, dance organisations will be invited to demonstrate the following points:
All members understand that the more they use the network, the more benefits they get! They of course commit to the functioning of the association and its development:
Type of membership
Full members and Honorary members
EDN has two types of members, but only one is open for application.
Honorary members are invited to join the network based on suggestions of EDN members and/or from the board.
How to join (application process)
EDN gives priority to applicants from countries where the network is not yet present
Be in touch! Board members, members and the Secretariat are here to accompany you in the process.
Members’ rights and responsibilities
General Meetings take place twice a year before the end of the first semester. All members are encouraged to participate and express their views, make decisions, and contribute to all discussions related to the management and the future of the network:
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The Atelier is hosted by la briqueterie CDCN du Val-de-Marne and will take place on 22 and 23 March 2023 as part of the 22nd edition of the Biennale de danse du Val-de-Marne at la briqueterie CDCN du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine. Registration is open to both EDN members and non-EDN members.Summary list
The Atelier is hosted by Dance Ireland and Dance Limerick and will take place on 9 and 10 February 2023 during the What Next Dance Festival in Limerick. Registration was open to both EDN and non-EDN members until 30 November 2022.Summary list
EDN's annual online conference brought together artists, dance practitioners and researchers to discuss environmental sustainability in the context of contemporary dance. We invite you to watch the video recording, read short report and download the EDN research publication.Summary list
Between 18-21 August 2022 CSC Bassano del Grappa hosted the Carte Blanche Artist Exchange. EDN members were invited to register for participation and travel support of their associated artists, producers and programmers. Registrations were open to both EDN and non-EDN members.Summary list
The event took place within the Czech Dance Platform, April 24-26, 2022, in Prague, hosted by Tanec Praha. In addition to the live gathering, the event was live-streamed on April 25, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. (CET, Prague time). The event was opened to EDN members and others.Summary list