JOLT : Dance Symposium 2019

Dec 6th
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10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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€30
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10am  : REGISTRATION

Meet and Greet with tea and coffee. 

10:30-10:40am  : WELCOME ADDRESS

Sile Penkert, CEO Garter Lane Arts Centre 

10:40-11:40am : DISCOURSE ONE: Dance making/Making a living? 

An informative, honest and thought-provoking discussion around the issue of artist’s wages and their current working conditions. 

Panellist to include local & national Independent Dance Artists – Áine Stapleton, Maria Svensson, Trish Murphy & Becci Whelan 

4 dance artists tell their story of Professional Practice in the regional, national and Southeast context. Can we make a living as dance artists/choreographers wishing to make and tour new work? 

CLICK HERE for more info About The Symposium Panelists – Discussion One

11:45-11:50am : Introduction to a proposed Dance Strategy for Waterford 2020 

Short overview of aims/objectives of a proposed dance strategy plan for Waterford. In conjunction with Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council. 

12-1pm : DISCOURSE TWO: Maintaining Ambition in a Limited Funding Environment 

A chaired discussion on the obstacles faced in making, producing or programming high quality dance projects in a regional context – within a limited funding environment. What can we do to keep ambitious in our practices?

Chairperson: Miriam Dunne (Festivals & Events Programmer)

Panellist include Mangan (CEO Carlow Arts Festival), Elizabeth Whyte (CEO Wexford Arts Centre) & Mary Boland (Theatre Royal Programme Manager).

CLICK HERE for more info  About The Symposium Panelists – Discussion 2

 1-2pm : Closing Lunch

A further opportunity for Symposium participants to network/chat over lunch provided by The Granary (included in ticket price)

€20 unwaged /€30 waged & Lunch included 

A limited number of Free Bursaries to attend are available, please email dance@garterlane.ie to apply. This Symposium is part of Jolt Dance Week

Generously Supported by the Arts Council of Ireland, Waterford City & County Council & Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford, Ireland 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dance Artist in Residence

Dee Grant

 

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