Aerowaves Partners Our network - from dance houses, theatres, arts centres and festivals across Europe

D.ID Dance Identity

D.ID Dance Identity

D.ID DANCE IDENTITY is a platform for choreographic research and the practice of contemporary dance and movement-based art in Burgenland, south east Austria. We facilitate the creation and production of pieces developed by young choreographers through our Residency Programme. We share and reflect on artistic practice with a broader spectrum of the community through performances and workshops. Our annual festival “Burgenländische Tanztage”, which takes place over the second weekend of May, presents the work of these artists and hosts international guest artists in a relaxed, rural atmosphere.

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Derida Dance

Derida Dance

Derida Dance Centre (operated by ART LINK Foundation) has focused on the development and popularisation of contemporary dance in Bulgaria and participates in European-wide production projects and international networks for collaboration. Currently Derida Dance Centre’s main areas of work include: independent dance productions, international collaborations, an artistic residency programme, a training and educational programme in contemporary dance, and a variety of open classes in dance and sports serving the community. Derida Dance Centre has an audience space for 60-70 visitors and is located in the center of Sofia. If Atanas Maev is unable to attend an Aerowaves event, Jivko Jeliazkov is his representative.

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San Vincenti Festival

San Vincente Festival

Dance and Non-Verbal Theatre Festival San Vincenti is a unique cultural event, organised by Zagreb Dance Company. The festival’s international programme is composed of contemporary dance productions, physical theatre, mime, circus performances, street art, educational seminars and workshops. Founded in 2000, the Festival has presented more than 150 dance and theatre companies from Croatia and abroad. The festival's success has encouraged the opening of Svetvinčenat Tourist Board and the opening of the Art Centre, which hosts the programme of the Mediterranean Dance Centre.

The Festival pays particular attention to education of new generations of audiences for dance and to promotion of inter-cultural dialogue and trans-national mobility. Audiences include Croatian and foreign tourists, members of the local community, professional audiences and dance lovers. Although the Istria region offers many cultural events during the summer months, Dance and Non-Verbal Theatre Festival San Vincenti has secured an important position and has made the small town of San Vincenti synonymous with dance and experimental performance.

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Dance House Lemesos

Dance House Lemesos

Dance House Lemesos' main functions are the promotion of dance art  and performance on a local and international  level as well as its involvement in the cultural life of Cyprus through its open and accessible structure. Dance House Lemesos is situated in Limassol, Cyprus and was founded in October 2007 by five Cyprus-based dance companies with a common vision to create a structure that would allow dance art to develop on the island and also act as a portal for international collaborations and exchange. Specifically, Dance House Lemesos serves artistic development and choreographic growth through residency programmes, participation in European programmes, workshops, laboratories and research programmes. Open House Festival is hosted each year to present local and international choreographic works.

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Tanec Praha

Tanec Praha

Tanec Praha is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1991. We have two basic missions: in the first place, to organise high quality festivals (TANEC PRAHA and Czech Dance Platform), including additional programmes (seminars, workshops, conferences for academics and critics, etc.). Secondly, to manage venues (PONEC – the dance venue) for production, creation and realisation of new work, mostly dance performances, but also other forms of art, mutually supporting and advancing each other. Tanec Praha is also represented by Marketa Perroud.

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Bora Bora

Bora Bora

Bora Bora - Dance and Visual Theatre - is based in Aarhus, Denmark. A venue and production house for dance that presents, produces and co-produces national and international performances, organises festivals, conducts artistic experiments and initiates residencies and workshops.

Through exchanges with partners in different networks across Europe, Bora Bora presents the newest and freshest in visual performing art. Bora Bora is involved in the international networks Aerowaves, Keðja and IETM, among others. Bora Bora is supported by the Danish state and the Aarhus Municipality. The venue opened in July 2011.

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Dansehallerne

Dansehallerne

Dansehallerne is a dynamic hub and national centre for the promotion of the art of dance. As well as supporting, developing and communicating dance as an art form, Dansehallerne contributes to ensure that dance remains at the forefront of the national cultural scene.

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Zodiak - Centre for New Dance

Zodiak - Centre for New Dance

Zodiak – Centre for New Dance, founded in 1997, is a progressive dance organisation and Finland’s most significant contemporary dance production house with two stages and studios at the Cable Factory in Helsinki. The mission of Zodiak is to produce, present and promote works of high artistic quality and innovation.

Zodiak hosts Finnish independent dance groups and artists and provides a joint, collegial platform for various artistic activities. For the audience, Zodiak offers a versatile repertoire of current contemporary dance, artists, phenomena, courses, discussions and events.

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La Briqueterie

La Briqueterie

The Choreographic Development Centre (CDC) of Val-de-Marne has over 30 years of experience promoting creation and performance, and cultivating audience access, participation and appreciation. Its biennial festival, organised in partnership with 20 regional theatres, attracts over 12,000 people.

In March 2013, the CDC relocated to La Briqueterie, a purpose-built dance venue in Vitry-sur-Seine, on the outskirts of Paris. The venue features three rehearsal studios, a fully-equipped theatre, a courtyard with tiered seating and a landscaped garden. The organisation’s activities have increased to include artist residencies, an expanded educational programme and a regular performance season.

Collaborations are conducted at regional level with partner theatres and other organisations, at national level with the CDC network, and internationally through its European and international projects.

If Daniel Favier is unable to attend an Aerowaves event, Elisabetta Bisaro will attend instead.

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Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt

Künstlerhaus Mousonturm Frankfurt

At the Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, we see it as our responsibility to promote, support and accompany the development and production of the performing arts in a contemporary context. We consider both the needs and the potential of established international artists as well as up-and-coming national talents. An environment of trust between artists and the Mousonturm staff creates a collaborative and critical exchange that not only keeps the art in mind but also the prerequisites for its creation.

Our program shows current works by independent artists and collectives from the fields of dance, theatre and performance, as well as selected positions from the visual arts and music.

If Olivia Ebert is unable to attend an Aerowaves event, Marcus Dross will attend instead.

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Arc for Dance

Arc for Dance

DAN.C.CE Unitiva and Arc For Dance festival began its journey in 2008 and has made a considerable impact on both the public and press by presenting short productions from Greece and abroad. The festival aims to become a meeting point for interesting dance stories from Greece and abroad, but also to bring the public of the city into substantial contact with different versions of contemporary choreographic thinking.

Every year, Arc For Dance explores a different area or a theme, directly or indirectly related to dance. This gives a means of trading ideas and exchanging information, which is necessary to the Greek scene.

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Workshop Foundation

Workshop Foundation

The Workshop Foundation in Budapest, Hungary was founded in 1992 with the aim to provide support for independent artists, to encourage their artistic development and the development of the whole field of contemporary dance in Hungary.

They support almost all Hungarian artists involved in contemporary dance and theatre in one way or another. The Foundation offers support through education, production and professional help; providing the necessary role of intermediary between artists and Hungarian state institutions.

If Gergely Tallo is unable to attend an Aerowaves event, Zsóka Nej will attend instead.

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Dublin Dance Festival

Dublin Dance Festival

Dublin Dance Festival is Ireland’s only international festival of contemporary dance and the leading dance event on the Irish arts calendar. Each year in May, the Festival brings together artists and choreographers from around the world to share vibrant contemporary dance with audiences in Ireland.

Since its inauguration in 2002, the Festival has brought hugely influential dance makers to Dublin, while also providing an international platform for established and emerging Irish dance artists. In addition, the Festival puts Dublin on the international map as a key place to catch the best in contemporary performance, with a dedicated audience that is growing steadily each year.

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Operaestate Festival Veneto Bassano del Grappa

Operaestate Festival Veneto Bassano del Grappa

Comune di Bassano is a public body in the North East of Italy. The Centro per la Scena Contemporanea is a dynamic dance house dedicated to the development of the culture of contemporary dance and the Operaestate Festival involves 40 cities and presents multidisciplinary events in theatres, castles, parks, villas and museums.

Comune di Bassano is devoted to artistic development, community projects, productions, and promotion of artistic mobility. It has been involved in international projects exploring the research and presentation of dance. It offers more than 24 residencies to Italian and international artists every year. It is committed to developing new and enhanced ways of engaging participants and audiences while continuing to focus strongly on building a sustainable future for dance as one of the leading Italian supporters of dance artists.

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Romaeuropa

Romaeuropa

Fondazione Romaeuropa is one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in Europe, actively involved in promoting and disseminating theatre, dance and contemporary music. Established in 1986, the Foundation represents a veritable crossroads of international cultural exchange and participates actively in many EU networks.

The Foundation’s main annual event is the Romaeuropa Festival, which will celebrate its 30th edition in 2015, while the most vibrant and innovative part of the Festival is DNA, a specific project focusing on young and emerging choreographers across Europe. Founded in 2010 as a focus dedicated to promoting emerging Italian dance, in 2013 DNA began to include choreographers from across Europe.

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Lithuanian Dance Information Centre

Lithuanian Dance Information Centre

Lithuanian Dance Information Centre (LDIC) is a non-governmental organisation established in 1995 thanks to a private initiative. LDIC is a unique institution in Lithuania entirely dedicated to dance. The main task of LDIC is to promote dance in Lithuania and to share information about Lithuanian dance abroad.

In addition to this, LDIC focuses on advocacy and lobbying, working with and on behalf of the dance world to increase the profile of dance and ultimately to increase investment in all sectors of the dance field.

 

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Centre de Creation Choregraphique Luxembourgeois (TROIS C-L) 

Centre de Creation Choregraphique Luxembourgeois (TROIS C-L)

TROIS C-L was founded in 1994 and is Luxembourg's first Ministry of Culture-supported centre for dance creation, export and training. It is operated with Luxembourg-based dancers and choreographers in mind and in cooperation with an extensive network of national and international partners.

TROIS C-L primarily supports choreographers throughout their creative process. However, its activities also focus extensively on raising awareness about contemporary dance among the general public. In addition to its creative mandate the centre’s key objective is the setting up of an ambitious international distribution platform for dance.

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Dansens Hus

Dansens Hus

Dansens Hus Oslo is Norway’s national stage for dance. It is a programming venue for contemporary dance, offering a wide rage of productions from small scale, emerging work to big, international productions.

Dansens Hus is situated in a converted factory building in a former industrial district beside the Akerselva river, that opened in 2004. From 30 to 40 productions are presented every year. The theatre consists of two stages and is among the most modern theatre houses in Oslo.

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Art Stations Foundation 5050

Art Stations Foundation 5050

Art Stations Foundation / Stary Browar Nowy Taniec runs in Stary Browar, Poznań, Poland since October 2004. Its mission is to popularise, promote, and present the art of contemporary choreography to local audiences.

Its main goal – following the motto “Art doesn't need support, artists do!” – is to intensively support the development of Polish dance makers and their search for individual language by establishing the first Polish regular dance space and choreographic development centre. Art Stations Foundation is a meeting point for local and international dance communities and a platform of artistic dialogue, research, creation, and choreographic reflection.

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Lubelski Teatr Tanca

Lubelski Teatr Tanca

Centre for Culture in Lublin is an institution with an open and dynamic approach in reaching new audience groups. The same can be said about our ability to prepare an interesting programming offer. Our mission is one of multicultural, open artistic and educational activity as well as popularising and disseminating culture through a variety of different projects.

Centre for Culture programmes events such as: exhibitions, movie contests and overviews, concerts and music overviews, dance and theatre performances and festivals, meetings, seminars and symposia, as well as workshops and training sessions of all kinds in dance, music and literature.

If Anna Kalita is unable to attend an Aerowaves event, Ryszard Kalinowski will attend instead.

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EN-KNAP/Španski borci

EN-KNAP/Španski borci

EN-KNAP Productions, established in 1994 by Iztok Kovač, has introduced and established its trademark aesthetics on the European scene, attracting an array of acclaimed international co-producers.

Since 2009, EN-KNAP administers Španski Borci Cultural Centre, the largest venue dedicated to dance in the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana. The centre also houses the only professional ensemble for contemporary dance in Slovenia, EnKnapGroup, established in 2007.

In 2011, EN-KNAP was the co-organiser of the inaugural Aerowaves Spring Forward Festival, and later established the year-round Plesna Vesna Festival, which in collaboration with Aerowaves continuously brings young European dance to Španski Borci. 

If Iztok Kovač is unable to attend an Aerowaves event, Meta Lavrič will attend instead.

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Mercat de les Flors

Mercat de les Flors

The Mercat de les Flors is both a driving force and hub for the promotion of movement arts. It plays a key role in ensuring the establishment of first-rate companies and audiences for dance and similar arts. To achieve this, the dance house joins forces with other key players and Catalan, Spanish and international institutions, both in public and private spheres, in the fields of contemporary thought and culture.

It can be defined by its values: a conscious innovator and transverse co-operator, vocationally international, rigorously sustainable, socially committed and organisationally flexible.

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Théâtre Sévelin 36 / Cie Philippe Saire

Théâtre Sévelin 36 / Cie Philippe Saire

Founded in 1995 by the choreographer Philippe Saire, the Théâtre Sévelin 36 has become a centre for the development and promotion of contemporary dance in Lausanne and in Switzerland.

Firstly through its festival, Les Printemps de Sévelin, which, each year, unites the emergent international and local dance scene, and then thanks to the support it provides to the region’s choreographers (residencies, co-productions and other shared projects). Finally, it engages the public, with its original programming and events.

If Philippe Saire is unable to attend an Aerowaves event, Virginie Lauwerier will attend instead.

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Tanzhaus Zürich

Tanzhaus Zürich

Tanzhaus Zürich was founded in 1996 and is mainly funded by the city of Zürich. It is one of the most important centres for contemporary dance practice in Switzerland. As a place of artistic production and research, of specialised qualification and further training, of information and guidance, of discourse and as a networking hub, of education, promotion and presentation Tanzhaus Zürich fulfills a central role for choreography, dance and performance. 

Residencies provide local, national and international artists with time for research and development as well as the possibility to provide insights into different creative processes in an informal and relaxed atmosphere – from open rehearsals to finished productions. Tanzhaus Zürich acts as a co-production partner for local artists according to their technical and dramaturgical needs and enables them to build networks throughout Europe.

Further, Tanzhaus Zürich works in close collaboration with the ZÜRICH TANZT festival and the festival for contemporary dance: zürich moves!

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Dansmakers Amsterdam

Dansmakers Amsterdam

Dansmakers Amsterdam started in 1993 as DansWerkplaats Amsterdam. From a dance laboratory, we developed into a dance production house with its own stage. As a generator of talent, Dansmakers stands for research, production, promotion  and presentation.

Dansmakers supports a selection of talented contemporary choreographers. For the development of young choreographic talent, research is of utmost importance. During research projects, choreographers have the time to work on a concept and present it. An important part is contact with the audience and peers. Resulting from the research projects and collaborations with other partners, (co)productions are developed.

Dansmakers also organises an annual dance festival for young, emerging talent.

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The Place

The Place

Based in London, The Place has been leading the way in dance training, creation and performance for over 45 years. It is one of Europe’s most exciting, innovative dance spaces, where artists from all over the world come to push creative boundaries, to experiment and to perform outstanding new work for audiences who expect to be surprised, inspired and delighted.

The Place is home to London Contemporary Dance School, Richard Alston Dance Company, the Robin Howard Dance Theatre, an extensive range of classes, courses and participatory opportunities for adults and young people and professional development programmes for artists.

If Eddie Nixon is unable to attend an Aerowaves event, Ellie Beedham will attend instead.

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Dance Limerick

Dance Limerick


Dance Limerick is a support and development organisation. Through a combination of performance platforms, residency opportunities, master classes, talks and lectures, Dance Limerick advocates for artistic dialogue and exchange. In collaboration with dance artists across a range of practices, Dance Limerick promotes the creation of new and innovative work and devises programmes of access, engagement and participation for the wider public.

 

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Institution Student Cultural Centre in Novi Sad

Institution Student Cultural Centre in Novi Sad


SKCNS is an important institution in the cultural life of young people in Novi Sad. Its work encompasses literary, theatrical, musical and visual arts. SKCNS insists on artistic value, and in so doing plays an educational role for young people. It especially works to promote young talent.

SKCNS literary activity is focuses on renowned and emerging writers, organising thematic literary discussions, and promoting books and literary magazines in which young writers publish their first works. In the field of visual arts, it organises exhibitions by students of the Academy of Arts, as well as other artistic projects. It promotes new musical talent, hosting classical concerts, as well as rock and punk gigs featuring well-known and unsigned bands; and presents work by touring professional and amateur theatre companies.

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