Open Call for Youth Dance groups based in the South West of England to perform at outdoor City Centre locations in Plymouth on the following dates in July, leading up to U.Dance 2015.
4th / 5th / 11th / 12th / 18th / 19th / 23rd and ... Read More
Dance4 has invited Dance Artist Sally Doughty to perform a response to Einstein on the Beach (1976) artefacts and the original performance score created by choreographer Lucinda Childs, which are currently part of Backlit Gallery's exhibition.
Referencing the artefacts, Lucinda Childs’ choreographic approach and ... Read More
Michelle Wilkinson is a movement artist and practitioner based in East Devon. As part of Dance in Devon’s Dance Card Michelle has written a blog following her current project ‘Moving Marks Installation’ March 19th – May 3rd at the Neo:gallery in a shopping precinct in Bolton. ... Read More
Youth Dance: Weekend Intensive with Shobana Jeyasingh DanceSaturday 9th/ Sunday 10th May 2015
10:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Exeter University
We are excited to be working with internationally acclaimed Shobana Jeyasingh Dance to offer young people a chance to work with a company member over an intensive ... Read More
CHOREOGATA (Choreo = Choreography, Gata = the path of)
Closing date: 30th April 2015
CHOREOGATA is a choreographic development scheme that will support two South Asian dance artists from the UK to build on and develop their choreographic careers. ... Read More
To celebrate Larmer Tree Festival’s 25thyear, they are looking to stage a ‘Spectacular Happening’ – an event/piece of art/installation/performance that will wow their audience!
They really are open to ideas about what this may be! It could be a one-off happening or an installation piece that can be viewed for one or ... Read More
Devon County Council has launched a new website which encourages communities in Devon to deliver services differently.
‘Many people in Devon have ideas about doing something differently in their community. We want to work with them to provide services in ways we have not tried before.
The website provides ... Read More
Adam Benjamin, lecturer at Plymouth University and author of the seminal text Making an Entrance, explains that access to higher education is key to supporting the next generation of disabled dance artists.
Extract from the seminal text 'Making an Entrance':
In 1991, Celeste Dandeker and I were faced with convincing the dance ... Read More
The Relationship Between Arts Engagement & Health
- New Report From Arts for Health
A report published by Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University last month reveals that engaging with the arts and culture generally has a positive long-term effect on health and wellbeing. Under the auspices of the ... Read More