Outdoor Dance Collection 2021: UK Dance Showcase
A new online showcase for for artists, programmers and professionals working in outdoor dance

Where: Online

When: 3-4 June 2021

The ODC21: UK Dance Showcase is a brand new showcase programme taking place online 3-4 June 2021, as part of Birmingham International Dance Festival‘s Outdoor Dance Collection 2021.

The showcase is devised and delivered in partnership with XTRAX as part of the international showcase programme Platform 4:UK; Dance4 as part of Dance from England; and DanceXchange, producers of BIDF.

The programme will present a showcase of current choreographic practice for outdoor and site-responsive work and provide opportunities for artists, programmers and professionals working in outdoor dance to attend panel discussions, training, artist pitching sessions and other networking opportunities, all available via a virtual event platform.

Artists pitching include Humanhood, Jeanefer Jean-Charles, Stefan Jovanović, Akademi, Alleyne Dance and more, with speakers such Gilles Doré (International Development Director at CINARS), Gintare  Masteikaite (Artistic Director of New Baltic Festival) and Tena Busquets (Artistic Director of Sismògraf Festival) discussing dance in public space across Europe and North America, plus international networking opportunities.

National and international delegates will also have access to the Outdoor Dance Collection 2021 Catalogue, presenting a curated selection of some of the most exciting current outdoor work available for touring by UK dance artists.

The showcase event will take place on 3 and 4 June and the content will be recorded and available to view for the duration of BIDF until 11 June.

This activity is supported by Platform 4:UK, XTRAX’s Arts Council of England funded project for International collaboration in outdoor arts.

Register for free using the web link. We are pleased to offer this event for free, but as each delegate comes at a cost to us, please only register if you plan on attending.

Free for participants.

Contact details: For any difficulties with registering for the event, please email natalie@xtrax.org.uk

For further information, please visit https://pheedloop.com/register/bidf2021/attendee/

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