WEBINARS Re/branding of contemporary dance

Re/branding of contemporary dance is a series of lectures, seminars and discussions of local dance artists with invited experts. 

When: May Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m.
Length: 120 min
Where: online, ZOOM platform

Webinar dates and topics:
May 6 at 3:00 PM – Marketing potential of contemporary dance – have we really tried everything?
May 13 at 3:00 PM – Contemporary dance not only for adults – how to attract the youngest spectator to contemporary dance?
May 20 at 3:00 PM – Can you dance online? The potential and limits of online space and the current situation within the scene of contemporary dance.


Supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council.




1. WEBINAR: Marketing potential and limits of contemporary dance

May 06 2020 3:00 PM

We know that it is necessary to build an audience systematically, but how is it done in the case of contemporary dance, can/wants to climb out of the underground? Is it possible to build a wider (more numerous) background for it? Can it generate more revenue, have more social respect, without compromising artistic expression?

Ewan McLaren – Bazaar Festival, Prague
Róbert Slovák – co-founder of Respect APP, GOODEAS.ORG, author of the book Viac ako reklama
Stanislava Fabšíková – marketing manager of OZ Vagus

Katarína Figula – cultural manager, festival producer, festival Bratislava in Movement, Slovak Dance Platform





2. WEBINAR: Contemporary dance not only for adults – how to attract the youngest spectator to contemporary dance?

May 13 2020 3:00 PM

Can we do contemporary dance with children – how? And what about performances of contemporary dance for children – examples, experiences. How does contemporary dance outside the theater – when it runs into schools, into public space – sensitize, deter? Dance as a tool of integration.

Bára Látalová – Czech choreographer, pedagogue, lecturer of the Children's Studio of the Ponec Theater and creative workshops at Prague schools (projects: Škola tančí, Tanec školám).
Martina Filinová – Ponec Theater, manager of work with children
Barbora Janáková – dancer, choreographer, Association MimoOs
Tibor Trulik and Lenka Mičincová – choreographer and teacher of movement courses at the Dance Studio Theater

Ivica Franeková – coordinator of education for children and youth in the Ján Palárik Theater Trnava






3. WEBINAR: Is it possible to dance online? The potential and limits of online space and the current situation for contemporary dance

May 20 2020 3:00 PM

Positive examples of projects made possible by online space. Sociological views on what makes the shift to virtual with our lives – what could be the role of art?

Andrej Salner – expert in digital marketing and online communication, Basta Digital
Markéta Plichtová – online marketing and social media manager, O₂
Yuri Korec – choreographer, author of a work that moved from the theater to the online space
Markéta Perroud – artistic co-director of the Ponec Theater, Prague

We will broadcast on May 20 at 3:00 PM on the online platform ZOOM (you can find the link in the Facebook event or on our website in the news section)
Admission to the webinar is voluntary. You can contribute voluntarily HERE.

ATTENTION: the number of participants is limited to 100. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you online.