US-Hungarian presenter exchange program

Workshop Foundation and danceUSA/Philadelphia 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,

Philadelphia Dance Showcase April 18-19 2011, Philadelphia, USA

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,
  • Andreea Capitanescu, Artistic Director, eXplore dance festival, Bucharest, Romania,
  • Willy Prager, co founder of Nomad Dance Academy and Antistatic Festival,
  • Gergely Talló, Workshop Foundation, Budapest, Hungary,