Hidden Potential - Partnerships in Dance
The potential of collaboration between the different stakeholders in dance is not used to its extent. Do we see the people we work with as the partners they are? dancersconnect puts existing structures to test: how much are we influenced by hierarchical systems and how can we use the potential of a collaborative environment?
Based on the research, dancersconnect has done within the last year, participants will be introduced to polls, interviews, and the findings that resulted from that. The interactive workshop hosted by members of dancersconnect emphasises on existing interdependencies and aims to pave the way for mutual understandings of each professional group in the dance sector: dancers, choreographers, presenters, journalists, funders, producers etc. We will experience collaboration in movement and discussion. Through movement - the language of dance - we can learn about trust and empathy to find a common base for team play. Through discussion we will exchange perspectives to increase awareness for interdependencies and identify starting points for shifts in collaborative work. We want to learn with and from each other, detect the hidden potential of collaboration and see where this can take us.