About Copenhagen Dance Arts
Copenhagen Dance Arts is actively engaged in artistic development and coorporates with international cultural institutions to mix different art forms. Coorporating partners are for example: Dies De Dansa in Barcelona, 2entertain in Sweden, The National Gallery of Denmark, Østre Gasværk Theatre, Copenhagen Music Theatre, Dansehallerne, Pantera Chamber Ballet in Rusia, Carlsberg, Almada Dance Festival in Portugal, Opera in the Middle and Intradance in Rusia as well as a long line of artists.
The institution was founded i 2005 by Morten Innstrand and Lotte Sigh and has since then produced and co-produced a long line of performances and events in both Denmark and abroad. The goal for Copenhagen Dance Arts is to be the front runner for promoting and developing contemporary dance.
As part of the vision to strengthen dance as an art form, Copenhagen Dance Arts offers three dance educations through Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School: a 1-year pre-education programme for contemporary dancers as a preperation to enroll in higher professional dance educations, a 3-year diploma programme that aims to develop highly skilled and professional contemporary dance artists and a 12-weeks post-graduate programme for professional dancers who wants to expand their skills and boost their career opportunities.
Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School opened in 2005 and train approximately 30 dancers a year.
The board of Copenhagen Dance Arts consists of Director Henrik Svendsen, Director and HR consultant Abelone Tholstrup Stein and Director of Development Hanne Støvring.