All Feet Can Dance 2011

Date: February 26, 2013 Category:

All Feet Can Dance

 ‘All Feet Can Dance’ – European Diversity in Dance a multilateral project that presented the ways in which young people are engaging in dance as a way of exploring European citizenship,identity  and cultural diversity. This multilatertal exchange involved 72 participants from United Knigdom, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, Norway, and France/Martinique. Through artistic workshops between international dance practitioners and young people from a diverse range of dance groups developed collaborative intercultural performance work. The choreographers working with the young people also had the skills, knowledge and experience of working in varied community contexts and supported intercultural learning through creative workshops increasing the participants understanding and acquisition of new skills and competences. Workshops activities included:

  • Urban dance and street dance.
  • Cultural dance (African, Asian, Latin, Chinese, European)
  • Dance for health and wellbeing.
  • Dance workshops delivered to young people and disabled children in community contexts.

The final presentation of their work took place on 23rd July at the ‘World in Princes Park’ event, Liverpool largest multicultural event with a daily attendance of up to 33,000 people. Their work attracted 2,000 people to the event.

The exchange also saw meetings, workshops and oportunities for young people to present themselves and their work, gain information and come into contact with professionals dance workers and other urban dancers.

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