LET’S DANCE INTERNATIONAL FRONTIERS – (formally Let’s Dance International Festival) – celebrating International Dance Day 29 April LDIF has a focus on showcasing new work from abroad and emerging talent. LDIF is a 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 hosts 10 new commissions from both UK and international artists.
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.
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.
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.
Commissioning new work from any art form and showcasing it in a variety of platforms and venues, including BHM Live, Signatures, Autograph and Biography.
Developing work in partnership with artists and organisation both here and abroad such as Dance4, Philip Herbert, Henri Oguike, L’Acadco, and Mahogany.