About Us

Serendipity is a diversity-led organization with the specific aim of working in partnership with mainstream organizations to put on quality culturally diverse work across the region. Serendipity’s strength lies in its track record of working in the performing arts with venues, producers, promoters, performing arts and media companies and directors who reflect the demographic profile of the UK.

Using local, national, international practitioners and artists, Serendipity offers excellence in the arts, ensuring that it not only nurtures new and emerging talent but also showcases the best new work being produced in the sector.

What We Do

Festivals

LET’S DANCE INTERNATIONAL FRONTIERS – (formally Let’s Dance International Festival) – celebrating International Dance Day 29 April LDIF has focus on showcasing new work from abroad and emerging talent. LDIF is 10-day festival of dance. It takes the shape of a conference, dance on camera, documentary films, workshops, site-specific work alongside and a local, national and international programme of new work. Each year LDIF host 10 new commissions from both UK and international artist.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH LEICESTER and BHM LIVE – a three-year agreement with Leicester City Council and Arts Council England to deliver a Black History Month programme throughout October and BHM Live as part of the Curves Inside Out Festival.

Conferences

A series of discussions and debates in partnership with universities and international agencies such as King College, London, De Montfort University and CARICOM that result in publications, such as Hidden Movement.

Creative Education

We hosts a series of internships in partnership with DMU alongside offering a placement for students wishing to explore a career in arts administration or as a practitioner. Each student has a bespoke package that gives then an real insight into the area of work that they are interested.

Commisioning

Commissioning new work from any art form and showcasing it in a variety of platforms and venues, including BHM Live, Signatures, Autograph and Biography.

Collaboarate

Developing work in partnership with artists and organisation both here and abroad such as Dance4, Philip Herbert, Henri Oquike, L’Acadco, and Mahogany.

Partners

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