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Little Big Dance Festival & Symposium

Are you interested in creating or programming intriguing, enthralling and innovative dance performance for Early Years audiences?

Would you like to join fellow artists, programmers and producers from across the world to see shows, listen to panels and take part in discussions about current trends in the making, presenting and experiencing of contemporary performance for 0 – 5 year olds?

Let’s come together to talk about how child-led creative processes and collaborative partnerships can help us all make exciting work that harnesses the magic of dance to develop fresh approaches and ideas for new audiences.

Presented in partnership with Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival and featuring a keynote presentation from project evaluator Professor Angela Pickard, Little Big Dance Festival and Symposium is the culmination of the Little Big Dance project. Launched in 2019 Little Big Dance is led by South East Dance in partnership with DanceEast, Take Art and Yorkshire Dance.

Delegate ticket is for both days 

Monday 19 February: 10am - 5.45pm

Tuesday 20 February: 9am - 5.30pm

If you are an artist who is interested in attending this Festival and Symposium and need support to attend we have a limited number of bursary places that you can apply for here

Little Big Dance is funded by Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Arts Council England, and co-commissioned by Dance Umbrella and Strike A Light. 

Image: A sharing of Takeshi Matsumoto's Club Origami. Photo by Summer Dean