Mission & Vision

EDN is a network for trust and cooperation between European dancehouses sharing a common vision regarding the development of dance art across borders.

EDN cooperation


EDN is a network for trust and cooperation between European dancehouses sharing a common vision regarding the development of dance art across borders.

Missions

EDN works on different
aspects

Our key mission is to cooperate in securing a sustainable future for the dance sector and to improve relevance for diverse dance among society.

To do so, EDN works on different aspects:

  • Enhance art management skills, offer team teaching and mentoring
  • Sustain a continuous audience education programme and share tools for audience development
  • Support a platform for intercultural exchange, develop joint projects, share insight and redevelop our organisations thanks to input from associations
  • Use projects to address cultural themes whilst integrating minorities to encourage active cultural participation
  • Campaing, conduct best practice model testing, offer support and provide information
  • Promote exchanges for artistic development, curate, present and co-produce

 

Vision

The future outlook for EDN

The future outlook

The future outlook for EDN is to:

  • Promote the idea of a diverse Europe and strengthen the importance of dance
  • Become a strong constellation of structures to support dance
  • Be able to contribute to transforming ourselves into better professionals and to pass this knowledge on to the next generation of cultural multipliers
  • Be an umbrella for projects among our members and with new partners, continuously enriching the array of possibilities
  • Think as a network maintaining our individualities and differences and to working horizontally in methods and practice
  • Become a real and virtual meeting place, a constellation of all manner of cooperation in favour of creating and promoting dance art in all regards