Judith Davis attended Femrite, Literary Festival, Kampala, Uganda in July; an annual event attracting outstanding women writers from all over Afrika. (Sharing to come)
Victoria Hole attended Dance Umbrella Festival, London in October.
Liz Clarke attended IETM Hull in March.
Jo Bushell is attending Sick! Festival in April.
Holly Stoppit is attending Global Improvisation Symposium in May.
TB Agents 2017-18
Katie Cooper, attended Common People: A festival exploring working-class experiences, Camden People’s Theatre, London.
Brenda Waite, attended ImPulseTanz International Dance Festival, Vienna, in July 2017. Read about her experiences here.
Helen Edwards, attended Porous Borders Symposium as part of the Prague Quadrennial in October 2017 – read her blog.
Nu Nu Theatre went to Brussels to attend the IETM Plenary Meeting in November 2017.
Ailsa Richardson attended the symposium Bodily Undoing : Somatic Activism and Performance Cultures as Practices of Critique at Bath Spa University in September 2017 – read her blog.
Catherine Boot attended Take Off Festival in Durham in October 2017 – read her blog.
Christopher Harrisson attended the IETM Plenary in Brussels in November 2017 – read his comic.
TB Agents 2016-17: The Pilot Year
In our pilot year we supported 8 dance artists and producers attending conferences and events, in partnership with Tribe of Doris a bursary place for their summer school, 2 artists to attend IETM (with a member of TB staff), and 1 artist to attend the Family Arts Conference in Bristol.
Tribe of Doris Summer School – Latisha Cesar shares her experience in a video
IETM in Bucharest – Playwright David Lane joined us, and blogged about his experiences.
IETM in Valencia – attended by Roseanna Anderson and blogged about her experiences here.
Re:generations 4 Diasporic Dance: Legacies of Imagination – an international academic and artistic conference in Birmingham, focusing on dance of the African Diaspora. Jazlyn Pickney shares her thoughts here: Download Jazlyn’s thoughts. (Helen Wilson and Camille Barton and Jazlyn also discussed the conference in Hotfoot magazine (p36-37).
Candoco Teacher Training Intensive – attended by Laura Moy. Laura’s sharing can be read here
Screen dance workshop at Independent Dance – attended by Silvia Carderelli-Gronau.
Rosangela Silvestre’s Dance Intensive in Orixa Dance – attended by Angeles Montero. Angeles ran an Orixas Movement Introduction And Sharing Workshop on Sunday 23rd April
Age On Stage conference – attended by Polly Robertson. Read Polly’s blog here
New Tech: New Movement: New Future conference – attended by Katy Noakes. Read how Katy got on here
Family Arts Conference – attended by Amy Rose. Read how Amy got on here.