Communicating Dance supports young choreographers and writers/journalists in the field of contemporary dance as future leaders in the professional dance sector. Leaders in dance need specific competences and particular awareness related to the dynamic European creative industry.

Communicating Dance focuses on recognizing and acknowledging these multi-layered aspects required for cultural leaders with responsibility for teams, funding, communication, distribution.

The ability to clearly communicate to different target groups (team members, audiences, presenters, funding bodies et al.) is an important competence to be developed through this programme.
With activities in the six partner countries Communicating Dance raises awareness of the different cultural working relations and contexts in Europe today and thus offers career planning within a European context.

By training young choreographers and writers in both shared as individual learning trajectories, Communicating Dance aims at strengthening the European contemporary dance scene, contributing to its competitive edge and visibility within the international creative industry. An online blog will give insight in the project by sharing best practices and serving as a starting point for a new European platform for the critical discourse on contemporary dance.

Communicating Dance web site

Communicating Dance is initiated by :

Centro per la Scena Contemporanea, Bassano Del Grappa;
Dance Ireland, Dublin;
K3 – Zentrum für Choreopraphie | Tanzplan, Hamburg;
Dansateliers, Rotterdam;
Croatian Institute for Movement and Dance (HIPP), Zagreb
Le Pacifique CDC (FR)

The project is supported by the Leonardo program which is part of the European Commissions’
Lifelong Learning Programme 2007-13.

The Communicating Dance project was completed in 2015, and has been succeeded by a new project: 360° - Building Strategies for Communication in Dance.