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Dance Roads 2016

Dance Roads 2016

We proudly present the new artists for  Dance Roads 2016. This year  the work of Jasper van Luijk, Gwyn Emberton, Cristina Lilienfeld, Claudia Catarzi, and Cie Adequate will be shown in:  Glob Theatre Bordeaux, France -19th + 20th May,  Lavanderia a Vapore Turin, Italy – 25th May,  National Centre of Dance Bucharest, Romania -28th + 29th May,  Stadstheater […]

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Article in Arts Professional

Article in Arts Professional

A success story for dance A European Union-funded dance project won ‘success story’ status from a panel of experts for its impact, creative approach and the inspiration it gave others. Carole Blade tells the story. Photo: Matt Wright Between 2012 and 2014 Chapter arts centre, through the Coreo Cymru dance development project, led and managed […]

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Article in Arts Professional

Article in Arts Professional

A success story for dance A European Union-funded dance project won ‘success story’ status from a panel of experts for its impact, creative approach and the inspiration it gave others. Carole Blade tells the story. Photo: Matt Wright Between 2012 and 2014 Chapter arts centre, through the Coreo Cymru dance development project, led and managed […]

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EU Success Story

EU Success Story

Dance Roads receive highly coveted recognition from European Commission   The EU funded project ‘Dance Roads Open Progress’ led by Chapter and Coreo Cymru between 2013 and 2015 has been awarded ‘success story’ status from the European Commission. The European Commission defines ‘success stories’ as “finalised projects that have distinguished themselves by their impact, contribution to […]

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Dance Roads has new partners

Dance Roads has new partners

The Dance Roads network has recently been joined by new partners from Budapest, Sofia and Prague who will participate in our eight country European programme. Pending funds through Creative Europe, the project will take place between 2017 & 2020 and include artist residencies, promoter platforms, touring opportunities and much more. Thank you to all those organisations who expressed […]

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Latest blog by Nick Minns

Latest blog by Nick Minns

In September I wrote about the two weeks when these five choreographers began creating together in Cardiff. I argued that the beginning of any creative process is the artist’s own life that searches for a form in which to mould the idea on to a body or bodies. Contemporary dance, unlike ballet, comprises an infinite […]

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Dance Roads receives 5 stars

Dance Roads receives 5 stars

The Dance Roads performances that took place at Chapter last Thursday and Friday received a glowing review and a whopping 5 stars from Arts and Culture journalist Mike Smith. THIS show was as satisfying as it was stimulating; showcasing what can be created when you give five very individual choreographers from different countries the freedom […]

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Let the tour begin

Let the tour begin

Following the recent performances in Cardiff the Dance Roads artists are now in Turin, Italy preparing for their shows at Interplay Festival 14. Creative Producer, Carole Blade and Ruth Garnault will both make presentations on Friday 30 May as part of the platform organised by Mosaico Danza.  The 20 minute mix of solos, duets and […]

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DROP artists prepare for tour

DROP artists prepare for tour

Following the success of the 2013 international residency and work in progress platform at Chapter, the Dance Roads artists are busy developing their pieces for a five week, five city tour starting in May in Montreal and touring to Bordeaux, Turin, Cardiff and Arnhem. The artists will benefit from further support from DROP mentor Emmanuel […]

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Blog by artist Jo Fong

Blog by artist Jo Fong

Firstly, huge thank you for staging this creative and challenging event. A marathon well worth all the effort, planning and passion everyone had put into these 2 weeks of searching, breakthroughs, conversations and observation. There were numerous high points and yes I will list them. Meeting Guru Mentor Emmanuel Grivet, conversations with Nick Minns and […]

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