GDIF2015 Showcase: Full programme of professional events

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GDIF2015 Showcase, London, 26-28 June 2015

Presented by Greenwich+Docklands International Festival in association with XTRAX

Part of the Royal Greenwich Festivals

We are pleased to share more information about the GDIF2015 Showcase including:

Profiles of the 21 showcase artists, available online
The names of over 50 Marketplace stallholders
A look at the 10 artists speaking during A Focus on Flanders
The 7 UK and international companies pitching at XTRAX Shorts
The 5 companies presenting during A Spotlight on Catalan Arts

Over 170 delegates from France, Belgium, Spain, Germany, Portugal, Korea and more have already registered.

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île O by Barolosolo (C) Barolosolo

Greenwich Fair programme announced!

Sat 27 June & Sun 28 June

Old Royal Naval College, Cutty Sark Gardens & Greenwich Park, Greenwich, SE10

The largest and most intensive programme of street arts in the capital, Greenwich Fair is an overload of unconventional theatrical experiences, European style outdoor street theatre and dance featuring 21 artists from the UK, Belgium, France, Denmark and Spain.

Companies include:
15feet6 (BE), Art Of Disappearing, Artizani, Avanti Display, Barolosolo (FR), BRONKS (BE); Cathy Waller Company, Collectif Malunés (BE); CREW (BE); Emergency Exit Arts, Gandini Juggling, Plunge Boom, Southpaw Dance Company, Stefano di Renzo, Stopgap Dance Company, The Human Zoo Theatre Company, TinCanCompany (DK); Toc de Fusta (CAT) and Travelling Light Circus.

Information about the companies can be found here.

Full festival schedule can be found online on the GDIF website

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Pendula Fantastica by Travelling Light Circus (C) Craig Allan


Dynamite & Poetry by 15feet6 (C) 15feet6

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Monotone Man by The Human Zoo Theatre Company (C) The Human Zoo Theatre Company


XTRAX / GDIF International Marketplace

Friday 26 June 2015, 12:30 – 15:30, The Borough Hall, Greenwich Dance, London

Kick off your showcase weekend with a dynamic celebration of outdoor art at our International Marketplace; a networking space where creative conversation will flourish and new professional relationships to will develop.

Stallholders will include:
Strategic organisations and festivals from England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland,Portugal, Catalonia, Flanders and The Netherlands.

And artists and companies from across the UK:
2Faced Dance Company, Acrojou, C-12 Dance, Conflux, Mimbre, Mischief La-Bas, Motionhouse, Nofit State Circus, Nutkhut, Puppets with Guts!, Stopgap Dance Company, Tangled Feet, Walk the Plank and more!

A full list of stallholders can be found here.

Join us for lunch from 12:30, sponsered by Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and meet over 50 organisations leading the way in street arts development across Europe.

N.B: Marketplace line-up is subject to change.

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Piknik Horrifik by Laika

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Birder, by Rooftoptiger

A Focus on Flanders

Friday 26 June 2015, 16:00 – 18:30, King William Lecture Theatre, University of Greenwich

XTRAX, in collaboration with Flanders Arts Institute has organised ‘ A Focus on Flanders’ during which UK and international showcase delegates will have the opportunity to learn more about Flemish outdoor work and new projects by ten Flemish companies: Collectif Malunés, 15feet6, BUNK®, Comp.Marius, de Roovers, BRONKS, Laika, Studio Orka, Rooftoptiger and Berlin.

More information about these projects can be found on the XTRAX website

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The Bank Heist by Chloe Loftus Dance

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Car Men by Conflux (C) Conflux

XTRAX Shorts

Sat 27 June, 10:30 – 12:00, Festival Central Marquee

XTRAX Shorts returns to GDIF2015 with a carefully selected programme of pitches from UK and international artists.

Learn about new projects from:

Southpaw Dance CompanyRush
Puppets with Guts!Citizen Squid
Mischief La-BasThe Magnificent Organ
ConfluxCommunity Street Theatre Tour & Car Men
Chloe Loftus DanceThe Bank Heist
Les Commandos Percus and Deabru BeltzakDanbor Talka/le Choc des Tambours
Cão à ChuvaLullaby

More information about these projects can be found on the XTRAX website


A Spotlight on Catalan Arts

Sun 28 June, 10:30 – 12:00, Festival Central Marquee

The Ministry of Culture at the Government of Catalonia, GDIF, ICEC Creative Catalonia and XTRAX have come together to deliver a 2015 edition of Spotlight on Catalan Arts where national and international programmes can discover the work of Catalan artists: Leandre, Company Vero Cendoya, Marga Socias, Carla Rovira and En diciembre.

More information about these projects can be found on the XTRAX website


Iceberg by Leandre

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Most of all you’ve got to hide it from the chicks, by Carla Rovira


For a snippet of what to expect during the showcase, have a look at the XTRAX showreel which was filmed at GDIF 2014

Join in the conversation on Twitter with #GDIF2015 and #XTRAXshowcase

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