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GDIF2016 Showcase, London
SAVE THE DATES: 24–26 June
Part of the Royal Greenwich Festivals
BLOCK by NoFit State Circus and Motionhouse (C) Dan Tucker
70+ delegates from across the UK, Italy, Ireland, the Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, Argentina, Egypt, Germany, France and Australia have already registered to join us for a weekend of inspirational outdoor arts and professional networking.
The House (C) Iain Lanyon
Opening Night – World Premiere
Fri 24 June at 10:00 PM
Tickets £15 (£12 concessions)
Reserved seating on sale at www.festival.org
FREE standing places available on the day
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10
A specially commissioned spectacular marking the 400th anniversary of The Queen’s House, featuring dance, digital projection, music, narration and pyrotechnics. The production will bring together the talents of video artist Tal Rosner, boundary-breaking Avant Garde Dance and German outdoor theatre company Pan.Optikum.
Presented in association with Royal Museums Greenwich.
The People Build by Olivier Grossetête
The People Build
Sat 25 June
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, E20
As the foundations of a new cultural district start to be laid, you are invited to take part in a spectacular architectural event devised by the French artist Olivier Grossetête. Watch in amazement – and lend a hand – as extraordinary new buildings rise from the ground through human power and collective endeavour.
Part of the Foundation for FutureLondon’s Olympicopolis Season and the London Festival of Architecture 2016.
Project_Vee by Circus Geeks X Pangottic (C) Joe Clarke
Peregrinus by Teatr KTO (C) Ilja van de Pavert
Platform 4:UK is a programme supported by Arts Council England and delivered by XTRAX that’s designed to support the international promotion and export of UK street arts.
We are delighted to bring some of the very best of UK street arts to Greenwich as part of the festival programme. These have been chosen due to their suitability for international audiences and touring abroad.
A weekend of UK outdoor arts, international street theatre, and exhilarating circus
Sat 25-Sun 26 June, FREE
College Approach, Cutty Sark Gardens, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, SE10.
The largest and most intensive programme of street arts in the capital with over 22 productions including circus, theatre, dance, street games, cabaret, live art and mass participation.
So, why not mark the weekend of 24–26 June in your diary now and register today for London’s “must see” weekend of Outdoor theatre?
Sol bémol by d’irque & fien (C) d’irque & fien
Urban Astronaut by Highly Sprung (C) Rajvi Vaya
Ear Trumpet by Gobbledegook Theatre (C) Dominic Old
Camper Van Of Love by New Art Club (C) Chris Nash
UliK Robotik Drumshow by UliK Production (C) UliK Production
Why attend an XTRAX Showcase?
Supported by Arts Council England, XTRAX Showcases have become known as one of the leading meeting places for outdoor arts / street arts professionals from all over the UK and Europe.
Professional events will include:
▪ An International Marketplace on Friday 24 June featuring 50+ artists, festivals and organisations from the field of street arts in UK and beyond
▪ Pitching sessions from artists about new work in development
▪ International Focus and Spotlight Events
▪ Networking opportunities with leading festivals, development organisations, and artists from the UK, Europe and beyond
▪ Receptions and networking meetings
For more information please visit xtrax.org.uk/gdif-2016/
▪ 95% rated the showcase as a good or excellent networking opportunity
▪ 99% of delegates said they made new contacts through the showcase
▪ Over 60% of delegate said they would book a show they saw during the showcase
Find out more about the GDIF showcase by having a look at the XTRAX show-reel.
Opening reception for GDIF delegates (C) XTRAX
XTRAX Shorts (artists pitching session) (C) XTRAX
XTRAX / GDIF International Marketplace (C) XTRAX
International Spotlight Event at GDIF 2015 (C) XTRAX
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