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Peer Learning Workshops are an essential part of UP2DANCE. Organized by dance companies, they aim to facilitate the exchange of good practices among partners, leading to the production of a Manual of Good practices which is one of the tangible results of the project.

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Open Call for "Platform 9 3/4

"Platform 9 3/4" is a project related to the distribution of independent theater productions in the field of experimental theater and its borderline forms, the result of the interaction between different arts. These include drama, puppetry, dance theater, musicals, performative stage forms, circus, visual theater installations, and more. An invitation to submit projects for ready-made performances will be open for two weeks (April 11-24). 10 performances of teams will be selected to be presented on DERIDA Stage during the year. From the 10 projects, two will be selected, which will remain in the monthly program on the stage.

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UP2DANCE - New management models to be addressed when running contemporary dance

Peer Learning Workshop 3 in the frame of UP2DANCE

The Peer Learning Workshops are another important part of the realization of the UP2DANCE project - a collaboration between Balletto di Roma (Italy), Derida Dance Center (Bulgaria), Polish Dance Theatre  (Poland), ICK Dans Amsterdam (Netherlands), Companhia de Danca de Almada (Portugal) and Magenta Consultoria Projects (Spain), co-funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union.

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The CLASH! Project: Conclusions as a starting point

The “CLASH! When classic and contemporary dance collide and new forms emerge” project will wrap up with the final conference “ The CLASH! project: conclusions as a starting point ” on February 17th at 16:00 (CET) on / and @clashprojecteu  with the participation of the six partners involved in the project co-funded by the Creative Programme of the European Union:

Balletto di Roma (IT)
Sapienza University (IT)
Derida Dance Center/ Art Link Foundation (BG)
Polish Dance Theatre (PL)
Companhia de Dança de Almada (PT)

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Closing the first important part of the Up2Dance project


With the round tables conducted by Magenta Consultoria Projects and Derida Dance Center, we are happy to announce that this very important milestone, namely, organizing and realizing round tables on the professional roles in dance, has been finished.

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UP2DANCE- Round tables

The UP2DANCE project continued with the realization of the round tables in Italy, Poland, and Bulgaria. 

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UP2DANCE Project - Launch of the round tables

Launch of the round tables

Following the successful development of a strategy in regards to organizing round tables on the topics of the professional dance profiles, namely Dancer, Dance Teacher, Choreographer, and Rehearsal Director, the realization of the UP2DANCE Project proceeded with their launch.

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