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DanceDigital Arts Council England Funding Cut

DanceDigital, who have been working with Marlon Barrios Solano of as an Associate Producer have had their Arts Council England Funding cut.  Arts Council England funding represents just over 40% of DanceDigital's income. The loss of revenue funding threatens the organisation’s future ability to serve and develop its constituent communities of artists, audiences and participants.  Over the past fifteen years, DanceDigital has been instrumental in the development of the dance and…See More
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Young Creatives 2015 Young Creatives come to Essex and Herts for a second year! dancedigital is working with Youth Dance England to help inspire and nurture potential young choreographers of the future aged 14 – 19. We are offering a free introductory workshop to give you a taste of the Young Creatives project, where you’ll […]

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dancedigital presents Adult Contemporary Technique and Choreography Classes Led by Amy-Louise Watson Classes build participant’s dance skills, fitness, mobility, balance and coordination through contemporary techniques and set choreography. WEEKLY CLASSES: THURSDAYS 7.00—9.00pm 8 WEEKS 2 OCTOBER to 27 NOVEMBER (No Classes on Thurs 30 Oct for Half Term Break) £50.00 for a block booking of […]

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PERFORM ESSEX COUNTY YOUTH DANCE COMPANIES In partnership with Essex County Council, Active Essex and the Royal Opera House Bridge, dancedigital Essex runs 4 county youth dance companies for young people aged 7 – 26 years old who live or attend school in Essex. All our Youth Dance Companies give dancers the fantastic opportunity to […]

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DanceDigital is a regional dance development agency with a national focus on Dance and Technology and is based in Chelmsford in the East of England. Founded in 1988 by Fern Potter, essexdance was conceived as a regional dance development agency to improve standards in dance education and training in Essex. In 1997, essexdance began its specialisation in Dance and Technology receiving a grant in 2002 from the Regional Arts Lottery Programme to develop the use of motion capture in dance. In 2005 essexdance merged with Herts Dance to form Dance in Herts and increase its output over 2 counties. In 2007, the organisation began its transformation into DanceDigital, setting up the Create Dance Studio to facilitate artistic exchange and build on our long-standing legacy. In recent years, DanceDigital has transformed itself to the only national organisation in the UK specialising in the development of dance and technology. Our artistic programme has supported over 150 choreographers through a range of commissions, residencies, bursaries, professional training and an associate artist scheme.
DanceDigital works to develop technological literacy of dance professionals, artists, educators, students, pupils and community members. With digital culture as an intrinsic part of the everyday, digital literacy is essential to full civic participation and to the development of new services and businesses. We develop technological expertise that advances dance as an art form and use the art form of dance to develop technological literacy applicable across a broad range of learning and professional contexts. Our work has inter-disciplinary impact and aims to catalyse community cohesion, creativity and development. Our work reaches artists, scientists, computer programmers, software developers, students, teachers and community groups. DanceDigital’s mission is to catalyse the development of new choreographies in digital environments. By hybridizing the ancient form of dance with cutting edge innovations in technology, we seek to provide the public with compelling artistic experiences that touch both heart and mind. We see our role to be the connective tissue between choreographic innovation and vibrant civic engagement, bringing together artists, audiences and participants in inspiring artistic activities.
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DanceDigital Arts Council England Funding Cut

Posted on April 4, 2011 at 6:43am 0 Comments

DanceDigital, who have been working with Marlon Barrios Solano of as an Associate Producer have had their Arts Council England Funding cut.  Arts Council England funding represents just over 40% of DanceDigital's income.


The loss of revenue funding threatens the organisation’s future ability to serve and develop its constituent communities of artists, audiences and participants. 


Over the past fifteen years, DanceDigital has been instrumental in…


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