financial support, performance opportunities, and artist networking
Joining forces with national partners, CDS offers small bursaries that support performance research and development between artists and organisations.
Marlborough Theatre (Brighton)
Co-Commission for development of a new work by CDS Artist Member Claudia Palazzo
“gone to the dogs” will be in development over the next year at CDS, ]performance s p a c e [ and Marlborough Theatre.
More information on Claudia Palazzo’s project here.
Cambridge Junction (Cambridge & The Place)
Co-Commission for development of work by Seke Chimutengwende and CDS Artist Member Alexandrina Hemsley
“Black Holes” will be in development over the next year at CDS, Cambridge Junction, and The Place.
More information on Black Holes here.
Independent Dance & ArtsAdmin (London)
A think-tank for artists to come together to explore how to critically engage with repertoire and find new and next stages for their work
Workroom Glasgow (Glasgow)
A first stage discovery process towards co-working models.
Janice Parker Projects (Edinburgh)
Public explorations of artist and institutional archives
ATOM-r Kjell Theøry | Chicago, USA
Andrew Kerton (featuring Hannah Holland) | Berlin, Germany
CDS Artist Member Alice McKenzie will lead a nine-month research and development project on movement and digital based practices with young women in Tower Hamlets.
CDS will enable its Artist Members to curate short form professional education opportunities from January 2018. This bursary will also enable CDS Artist Member Kitty Fedorec to bring Technique Exchange back to CDS.
A call for teachers for Technique Exchange is here.
CDS Projects Producer Natalie Huntley-Clarke and independent writer and producer Mary Paterson are leading a new initiative to explore co-operative structures for independent producers. This nine-month pilot programme aims to explore a membership work-share initiative for UK performance producers.