The Future-Proof Artist brings together interesting, successful and diverse figures of the arts and sciences to talk about success, failure, resilience, barriers and how to succeed. The event is designed for dance and culture professionals and students to view future-proofing through the lens of dance. Award-winning choreographer and Dance City Associate Artist Rosie Kay will lead the conversation with these distinguished guests who all bring a unique perspective on the world. Audience questions will be followed by complimentary networking drinks sponsored by Dance City.

Where: Dance City, Newcastle, UK

When: Wed 28 Feb 16:00-17:30

Deadline for applications: Wed 28 Feb

Speakers include:
Harry Parker, a retired Captain in the British Army, seriously injured in Afghanistan, who has since gone on to become an award-winning novelist and artist.

Professor Morten Kringelbach, a leading international neuroscientist based at University of Oxford, who’s pioneering work looks at pleasure and the brain and the effect of music on the brain.

Mars El Brogy, a qualified journalist and experienced video production manager. Mars has produced for BBC Three, BBC Entertainment Development and BBC Worldwide as well as leading new media for International Dance Festival Birmingham.

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Costs for participants: £10

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