a dance academy camp

July 21 – 25, 2021
Iwanson International School for Contemporary Dance

SOLID GROUND – CHALLENING SPACE trains and educates creating important contacts to the international professional dance scene for dance and choreography students before their graduation year. The program serves as an orientation for the future international working environment even before the students’ dance formation is completed. It is also a unique occasion to personally network among fellow students from all over Europe.

This summer SOLID GROUND takes place for the second time!

The participants will meet (inter-)national specialists from the various working realities in the field of contemporary dance and performance. They will learn about artistic scenes, current developments, (inter-)national production contexts, funding opportunities, but also the basics of production planning and guest performance organization.

International choreographers, artists, and teachers, who can already look back on several years of work experience, will work artistically with the participants in different choreographic labs.

9.30 – 11.00 H
Training with Jurij Konjar, Virginie Roy, Mani Obeya

11.30 – 13.00 H

Wed 21.07. Walter Heun: How Networking Works
Thur 22.07. Julia Asperska: The challenges of international touring
Fri 23.07. Klaus Ludwig: The art of production
Sat 24.07. Pia Krämer: Artistic residencies in Europe
Sun 25.07. John Ashford, Beatrix Joyce: Cultural development

14.30 – 18.30 H
Choreographic Labs with Joe Moran, Ian Kaler, Joana Tischkau

Sun 25.07.
17.30 – 19.00 H
Iwanson Stiftungsstudio
Showing Choreographic Labs

In cooperation and dialogue with: Amsterdam University of the Arts, Danska scenkonstskolan Copenhagen, Folkwang University Essen, Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, Hochschulübergreifendes Zentrum Tanz Berlin, Iwanson School for Contemporary Dance Munich, La Manufactur Lausanne, Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien, P.A.R.T.S. Performing Arts Research and Training Studios Brussels, Stockholm University, Trinity Laban London and Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance

A cooperation with Dachverband Tanz Deutschland as a qualification and exchange format within the Dis-Tanzen program. Dis-Tanzen is part of Neustart Kultur.Hilfsprogramm Tanz of the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media. 

Funded by: Bayerischer Landesverband für zeitgenössischen Tanz (BLZT) aus Mitteln des Bayerischen Staatsministeriums für Wissenschaft und Kunst