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US-Hungarian presenter exchange program

Workshop Foundation and danceUSA/Philadelphia http://www.danceusaphiladelphia.org/ applied together for Trust for Mutual Understanding to organize an international presenter exchange program between the USA and Central and Eastern Europe in order strengthen trans-Atlantic, long terms collaborations (touring, teaching, residency opportunities) in the contemporary dance field.

2 occasions of the program:

dunaPart 2011  - Platform of Contemporary Hungarian Performing Arts, 20-22nd January, 2011, Budapest, http://www.dunapart.net/

Philadelphia Dance Showcase April 18-19 2011, Philadelphia, USA
http://2011philadelphiadanceshowcase.eventbrite.com/

US participants:

  • Dustin Hurt, Director,  Bowerbird   Philadelphia, PA
  • Lois Welk, Director,  Dance/USA Philadelphia, PA
  • Deborah Riley, Director,  Dance Place   Washington, DC
  • Jay Wegman, Director,  Abrons Center NYC
  • Janera Solomon, Executive Director

Central-Eastern-European participants:

  • Joanna Leśnierowska, Curator, Art Stations Foundation, Poznan, Poland, http://www.artstationsfoundation5050.com/en/
  • Andreea Capitanescu, Artistic Director, eXplore dance festival, Bucharest, Romania, http://4culture.ro/en/index.php?/edf/2010/
  • Willy Prager, co founder of Nomad Dance Academy and Antistatic Festival,
  • Gergely Talló, Workshop Foundation, Budapest, Hungary, www.wsf.hu