Dance Moves Cities


Austrian choreographer Willy Dorner will visit Riga and work with 10-12 choreographers and dancers from Latvia, developing performances in one of Riga’s neighborhoods (which will be announced). The creative process as well as performances will predominantly take place in the cityscape, fusing with the everyday life of the neighborhood and allowing the locals and by-passers to become observers of creation of art work. 

Thematic division: Road Map

Begins : 18.05.2014 21:00

Ends: 24.05.2014 21:00


  • The venue to be announced

Form of event:

  • Event
  • Performance art

Category of event:

  • Dance
  • Education

Audience of event:

  • Children
  • Youth
  • Adults

Project description:

In 2014, Riga will become an action-site for the recognized choreographers of contemporary dance, who will engage the young artists of dance from Latvia in process of search and creativity aimed at finding new sites for dance and generating  professional pieces of contemporary dance outside their traditional studios, theatre houses and platforms. The subject of the project research will be potential of urban environment to become the stage of contemporary dance.

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