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Open Call: “Everyday Dance in Everyday Spaces” Project

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The Public Programme at A. M. Qattan Foundation in collaboration with Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre, would like to invite performers to apply for the project Everyday Dance in Everyday Spaces (EDES), overseen by curator Samar Haddad King, that will take place between 22nd May – 9th December 2017. EDES is a series of performances in


YSDT Featured on thINKingDANCE

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Do you know choreographers, anywhere, where 30-40% of their performances get cancelled each year? Where the cancellations are not for the challenges artists in the U.S. might be familiar with: finding space, time or funding, but rather because of strikes, travel permissions and visas denied, police check-points closed and killings of residents near the performance


Redefining and Reclaiming Space in Conflict Zones

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YSDT is honored to present Redefining and Reclaiming Space in Conflict Zones at this week’s 6th biennial Dance Research Forum Ireland (DRFI) Conference. The conference explores themes related to rebellion in terms of movement and performativity, and features a wide variety of paper presentations, lecture demonstrations, poster and film sessions, and performances by artists from around the world, presented