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Open Call: Mind your step – Léim Module C Project

    Application deadline: 17 November 2014, 12noon Can dance get into a dialogue with urban planning? Mind your step is a weekend of events from 06 to 08 March 2015 which aims to explore the connection between choreography, live performance, walkscapes and urban planning. Endeavouring to enlarge the audience for dance and raise awareness about the […]

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    Connecting the dots… in Düsseldorf

    Author Sheila Creevey The Léim training session in Düsseldorf (03 to 07 September 2013) was proposed as an exploration of “Leadership in an Open Context”. Our initial meeting was hosted by Bertram Müller (Tanzhaus NRW, Dusseldorf) and Francesc Casadesus (Mercat de les Flors, Barcelona), in which they outlined the skills and knowledge they consider important in a European dance […]

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    The Dance House Director’s dilemma part I

      Building a broadly impactful and long-lasting dance house is no easy task. In addition to formulating a long-term mission, establishing community recognition, and developing ties to other organisations, traditional dance houses must also secure regular sources of external funding. The cycle of worry is never complete, as there is the never-ending possibility that donor pockets […]

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      Bassano del Grappa

      Author, Natalia Álvarez Simo In welcome, the director of the OperaState festival explained the direction their work was taking. Each day we worked on different issues. The Festival was celebrating its 33rd edition with over 300 evening shows in different venues in the Veneto region. Artist from all over the world, with different styles from avant-garde […]

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      Léim Dance Leadership Project heads to Bassano del Grappa, Italy

      The second meeting of the Léim dance leadership project participants takes place in Bassano del Grappa, Italy, from 16 to 20 of August 2013. During their first meeting in Dublin, participants had the chance to get to know each other, discuss their upcoming projects and meet mentors on the subject of Communication & Audience, each […]

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      Meeting at Dance Ireland in Dublin in July 2013 – Let’s get started!

      Author, Isabell Büchler Image, Marcel Bassachs Birosta Our first meeting took place at Dance Ireland in Dublin in July 2013. The meeting was the official start of the Léim project and the first gathering of the participants. We hadn’t met before. We all arrived with expectations, motivated and with a package of curiosity and also uncertainty: […]

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