Posted on April 9, 2015
Dance UK Conference live stream
Sessions from the Dance UK conference, The Future: New Ideas, New Inspirations, will be live streamed. Sessions to be streamed include the opening night celebration starring Robin Windsor, Kristina Rihanoff, Teneisha Bonner and more, plus a session on dance training – an issue recently highlighted by choreographers Akram Khan, Hofesh Shechter and Lloyd Newson.
Audiences can watch sessions free, and join in the discussions by tweeting on the discussion topics to #DUKfuture. Where possible, twitter comments and questions will be fed into the discussions. To watch the live stream, visit http://www.danceuktv.com/dukfuture.
Live streamed sessions
Thursday, April 9
7pm to 9.15pm The opening night celebration will be streamed from The Place, hosted by Arlene Phillips and Ashley Banjo. There will be keynote speeches from Gillian Lynne, Ken Robinson and Peter Bazalgette, plus performances from National Dance Company Wales, Strictly Come Dancing‘s Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor, Teneisha Bonner of ZooNation, Verve and The Feeling’s music video, featuring The Royal Ballet’s Edward Watson, with choreography by Arthur Pita.
Friday, April 10
10am to 11.15am Agile Fundraising finale: Dragon’s Den
11.40am to 12.40pm Panel session on future funding for dance
12.40pm to 1pm Dragon’s Den winner announcement
2pm to 3pm Power hour: Claire Cunningham on “Breaking the fixation”, Jan Burkhardt on “Dance is public health”, Charlotte Sexton on “Why hasn’t dance mastered the dark arts of digital?”
Saturday, April 11
2pm to 3pm Power hour: Kenrick ‘H2O’ Sandy on “My practice”, Shobana Jeyasingh on “South Asian Dance, what next?”, Jeanefer Jean-Charles on “Mass movement: from local community performance to global community”
Sunday, April 12
9.45am to 10.10am Welcome from Alistair Spalding, provocations from Wayne McGregor and Dr Christopher Bannerman
10.15am to 11.45am A vision for the future: training and developing dancers