By supporting a commission in the Festival, you can become involved with the creative process of a new work and follow a piece from rehearsal studio to stage.
In our ambition to broaden our audiences, Dance Umbrella delivers creative and participatory work for young people and adults during each Festival, either as stand-alone projects or alongside our productions.
Access Croydon, a new partnership with Croydon Council, funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation will be the focus of our creative learning programme for the coming 18 months. We will be developing a bespoke programme of activity and participation designed to promote engagement with contemporary dance culminating in a weekend takeover of Fairfield Hall in 2019.
Talent Development and nurturing artists are at the heart of what we do. In addition to commissioning emerging dance talent, Dance Umbrella offers professional development opportunities which include:
To find out more about any of these opportunities please contact firstname.lastname@example.org