Dansens Hus is a member of DANSISTAN, a network that seeks to spread quality dance for children and youths in the city and county of Stockholm. The project is sponsored by the Stockholm City Culture Committee, Stockholm Arts Council and the Stockholm County Council. www.dansistan.se
Dansens Hus is a member of Dansnät Sverige. In collaboration with 11 other Swedish organizations and approximately 30 other partner affiliations, Dansnät Sweden tour 8 to 12 Swedish and international groups each year. Seminars and workshops are also arranged by the network in an endeavor to strengthen the position of and knowledge about dance. Read more at www.dansnatsverige.se.
Dansens Hus is a member of EDN – the European Dance house Network – whose goal is to link European dance houses working with guest performances. EDN seeks to strengthen artists’ work opportunities, enhance audience development and create partnership models for international and intercultural work.
Modul Dance is an EU project created by EDN, consisting of 22 partners from 15 countries, in which Dansens Hus is one of the main partners. Running from 2010 until 2014, the goal of the project is to design a flexible and sustainable framework to facilitate the mobility of artists and promote the dissemination of their work internationally. The project consists of four modules: research, residency, production and presentation.
Read more at www.moduldance.com
Dansens Hus is a member of the ENPARTS network, an EU project seeking to establish collaboration in the performing arts. The network is headed by the La Biennale di Venezia in Italy and consists of seven European festival organizers from five countries with a mandate to create one to three productions per year that tour the member organizations. Membership in ENPARTS facilitates Dansens Hus in supporting Swedish artists internationally. In 2010, the network commissioned work from the Swedish-based choreographer Cristina Caprioli.
Read more at www.labiennale.org/en/enparts/home.html
ICE HOT is a Nordic collaboration project between Dance Info Finland, Dansens Hus Stockholm (Sweden), Dansescenen Copenhagen (Denmark), Dansens Hus Olso (Norway), and Performing Arts Iceland. The upcoming event in Helsinki is organized by Dance Info Finland. ICE HOT Nordic Dance Platform presents contemporary Nordic dance at its best. The program consists of high quality and diverse Nordic contemporary dance performances from both established and newcomers. In addition to the artistic program, the event acts as a broad discussion and meeting forum that gathers dance enthusiasts from all over the world.
Read more at www.nordicdanceplatform.com
In order to participate in the development of contemporary performing arts in a global context, Dansens Hus is a member of the IETM network – International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts. IETM has over 400 member organizations represented in more than 45 countries. Dansens Hus’s artistic director Virve Sutinen currently chairs the IETM. IETM exists to stimulate the development and contexts of contemporary performing arts by initiating and facilitating professional networking, the dynamic exchange of information, presentations of examples of good practice and actively participating in culture debates.
The network’s annual meeting is this year being held in Stockholm. In collaboration with several other culture institutions, Dansens Hus will arrange the meeting on April 14-17, offering a broad artistic program.