Category Archives: Education and research

The Writing Movement Network meets in Iceland

As you already know ke?ja Writing Movement has found its new incarnation within The Writing Movement Network initiative by Latvian partner DANCE.LV Journal and joins dance writers from Estonia, Latvia, Denmark, Sweden and Iceland. From October 3 till 7, 2015 the second lab of the network will take place in Iceland.
The first lab out of four […]

Project New Dance into the New Venue goes to Saldus

August 2015 is the month when the third annual chapter of the project New Dance into the New Venue will open. This festival, initiated by the internet site ‘DANCE.LV Journal’, spanning the range of events including contemporary dance performances, seminars and master classes, will be hosted by the Saldus College of Art and Music.
New Dance into […]

Nomadic School is looking for participants

International Festival of Contemporary Theatre Homo Novus invites 6 international students to participate in the Nomadic School to be held in Riga, September 4 – 11, 2015 during the Festival.
About the project
The project Nomadic School is co-curated by Silvia Bottiroli (Santarcangelo dei Teatri) and Guy Gutman (School of Visual Theatre), as a collaborative and experimental platform […]

keðja Hammerfest 2015: Aesthetics and Power. Registratiton till June 30, 2015

Dansearena nord – regional dance centre of Northern Norway, is organising the 11th keðja Encounterto take place in Hammerfest from November 5th to November 8th 2015. You find the programme and the registration form here. Deadline for registration is June 30, 2015. Nordic lights are waiting for you!
The overall theme for this encounter is Aesthetics and Power. […]

Critical Practice (Made In Yugoslavia). Call for Applications 2015-2016

Emerging authors (writers, critics, researchers, theoreticians) and those interested in further professional development in the field of critical practice in contemporary performing arts can advance their writing and discussing skills within the Critical Practice (Made in Yugoslavia). Deadline for applications is February 10, 2015.
This Critical Practice edition draws on the conceptual platforms of performing arts, […]

Music and Dance

Natasha Hassiotis*
Music and dance have a long history together, therefore there are many stories to be told and/or recounted. Some are lost in the obscurity of a distant past, some are closer to the present era, which means there is more information, nonetheless in histories emotionally charged as this one, the truth is a debatable […]

Ballet Is Not Your Cardio Training: On Annemarie Autere’s Master Classes in Riga

Inta Balode
With support of the State Cultural Capital Foundation (VKKF), finding time between her master classes in Vilnius and Oslo, dancer, choreographer, the creator of ballet training method BalletBodyLogic Annemari Autere visited Riga in March 18-21, 2014. She gave master classes of her method to the students of Latvian Academy of Culture (LAC), to members […]

Challenged by contemporary dance

Inta Balode
After five days of individual and group learning and exploring of contemporary dance and non-formal learning, today is the day of sharing. Anti-Violence network of Georgia’s project “Movement as a Learning Opportunity” implemented in frames of EU program Youth in Action invites the audience to come and check out what the process was about: […]