International Perspectives

A European network active globally

EDN stimulates international connections, using the collective competencies of the network to support members across Europe and beyond.

Organising international visits or responding to invitations, we extend our reach through encouraging dialogue, being open and flexible to new global challenges facing dance and civil society.

Encountering contemporary dance professionals and practices worldwide

The EDN Encounters

EDN is not only working for its members. By organising international encounters, we acknowledge our need to further connections, spending a few days to meet and exchange knowledge about local dancemakers and their working conditions and identifying potential EDN members and partners in specific regions of Europe or outside it.

Furthermore, these encounters serve as opportunities to advocate, communicate the diversity of approaches in contemporary dance. Learning from the other and their context, we work on understanding different structures and ways of operating.