Location: Glasgow
Date:
Tuesday 3-Thursday 5 October 2017

People Dancing's second international conference will bring together dance artists, teachers, organisations and managers from all over the world to explore current issues and practices in community and participatory dance. 

Join them for an inspiring mix of presentations and keynote speeches, conversations, workshops, seminars and performances, produced in partnership with Scottish Ballet and Tramway. Conference themes include: cultural identity and sense of place, older people dancing and dance for people living with Parkinson's.

Keynote speakers, artists and performers include:

  • Liz Lerman - choreographer and founder of Liz Lerman Dance Exchange (USA)
  • Sangeeta Isvaran - founder and managing trustee of Wind Dancers Trust and creator of Katradi Technique: empathy based social transformation (India)
  • Vincent E Thomas - faculty member (Summer Leadership Institute) Urban Bush Women, artistic director of VTDance (USA)
  • Monica Gillette - choreographer and artistic director, BrainDance (Germany)
  • Gladys Agulhas - independent dance artist (South Africa) 
  • Cecilia Macfarlane - artistic director, Crossover Intergenerational Dance Company (UK)
  • Diane Amans - independent dance artist and author, Age and Dancing: Older People and Community Dance Practice (UK)
  • Magdalena Schamberger - artistic director and CEO, Hearts & Minds (UK)
  • Rodrigo Vilarinho - choreographer, ReAct! (Sweden)  

Starting at 1pm on Tuesday 3 October and ending at 1pm on Thursday 5 October. Full conference Early Bird tickets are available until 5 September 2017 and priced from £125 and day rates from £50.

This event follows People Dancing’s first International Conference, held in Cardiff in 2014. You can find out about what happened in Cardiff here.

For event information and bookings visit www.communitydance.org.uk/glasgow2017