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August 2014

Marcel Bassachs: Module C placement in Bassano del Grappa

Author: Marcel Bassachs My Module C session on the Léim project allowed me, as a participant from the Dance House Mercat de les Flors (Barcelona); to work together with Giulia Galvan to implement the cultural project she directed: Mind Your step. Mind your Step project was conceived and curated by Giulia Galvan within the framework […]

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Marcel Bassachs: Module B placement in Bassano del Grappa

Author: Marcel Bassachs Stepping back on my research about education in a dance field I followed my last placement for Modul B at the Dance House Comune di Bassano del Grappa, Italy. I was hosted by Roberto Casarotto, director of International dance projects and Chief executive of BMotion Festival. BMotion festival is the project of […]

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Eleanor Creighton: Module B placement in Mercat de les Flors

I spent my first Module B placement in Umea, Sweden, for the Aerowaves Spring Forward Festival. It was a whirlwind of 25 shows in 3 days and a completely buzzing festival. Here, at the other end of Europe, I was looking at nine days in Barcelona, with plenty of time to get ‘inside’ the organisation […]

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Eleanor Creighton: Module B placement with Dance Ireland

I have been a regular visitor to DanceHouse, where Dance Ireland (DI) is based, since I moved back to Dublin in 2007. That’s nearly 7 years of regular dance class attendance, seeing performances and working with the team on events when I was part of Dublin Dance Festival. It’s funny how you can be so […]

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Valentina Nicoli: Module B Connecting Dance in Ireland

Author: Valentina Nicoli Photo / Credit: Dublin Youth Dance Company While in Dublin I had the opportunity to join a Dance Sector Meeting hosted by Dance Ireland, where artists and professionals in contemporary dance came together, shared their experiences and talked about solutions and opportunities to develop the dance sector in terms of ways of […]

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Sheila Creevey: Module B Dublin Part 2 / Dublin Dance Festival

Author: Sheila Creevey Photo: Tundra by Emma Martin Dance Photographer: Ros Kavanagh Module B has offered me the opportunity to investigate further the current trends in dance support and development; including European networks and projects, support for artists, and infrastructural and policy needs. Building on the first part of my “home” placement with Dance Ireland in February, […]

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Maria Kirchhoff: Module B placement in Dance House Lemesos

Author: Maria Kirchhoff “The Dance House Lemesos is the first space in Cyprus entirely devoted to the support, promotion and development of professional contemporary dance and performance practice in Cyprus. Stegi (Dance House Lemesos) is a consequence of the rapid development of contemporary dance/performance the last few years in Cyprus and especially in the city […]

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