The Erasmus+ project with the title "Cultural Education Through Dance-Theatre" was successfully implemented on Skiathos Island (Greece) from August 22 until September 3, 2017. It was organised by Echodrama Cultural Group (Greece) and TFF TheaterFilmFest gUG (Germany). It was co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, through the Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation (I.NE.DI.VI.M.), which is appointed as the National Agency for Erasmus+ for the Youth sector in Greece. Forty six (46) selected teachers, 23 based in Greece and 23 based in Germany, participated in a research project on how to teach the intangible cultural heritage of a place to marginalised young people through dance and dance-theatre.
A summary video of the project:
Photographs from the project:
PART 1. Photographs taken during the mobility period.
PART 2. Dissemination of the results of the project - Women integration course in Duesseldorf, Germany.
Women integration course in Duesseldorf, Germany, Oct. - Dec. 2017. This course was organised by Projekt.il company and was supported by the State of Nord Rhein-Westfalen. The exercises that were used in the workshop were taught by 3 participants of the “Cultural Education Through Dance-Theatre” project (Phaedra Pisimisi, Alexander Steindorf and Bianca Kuenzel) and they were based on the new methods and techniques learned during the “Cultural Education Through Dance-Theatre” project.
PART 3. Dissemination of the results of the project - FIKTIVA Art and Media Festival in Duesseldorf, Germany.
The FIKTIVA Art and Media Festival was organized by TFF TheaterFilmFest gUG (the German participating organisation in the “Cultural Education Through Dance-Theatre” project) and took place in October 2017 in Duesseldorf, Germany. This festival invited several participants of the “Cultural Education Through Dance-Theatre” project (both Greek and German) to show the work they had developed during the project.
PART 4. Dissemination of the results of the project - Various German state programmes for cultural integration.
Various German state programmes for cultural integration in German refugee camps
Participants of the project (Maksim Hartwig, Louis Glaesker and Phaedra Pisimisi) taught dance-theatre workshops in refugee camps in Germany, in the framework of various state programmes for cultural integration of the refugees.
PART 5. Dissemination of the results of the project - State Theater Schauspielhaus Duesseldorf.
The performance “Do you feel the same?” was created by 3 participants of the “Cultural Education Through Dance-Theatre” project (Bianca Kuenzel, Alexander Steindorf, Phaedra Pisimisi) right after the mobility period. In this performance, several immigrants and refugees participated in two-month dance-theatre workshops (September and October 2017), based on the techniques and methods taught during the mobility period of the “Cultural Education Through Dance-Theatre” project. These workshops led to a performance which was presented at the State Theater Schauspielhaus Duesseldorf. Due to the success of the performance, it is now included in the main programme of the theatre for the 2017-2018 season.
PART 6. Presentations of the project:
6A. Presentation by Phaedra Pisimisi (ECHODRAMA Cultural Group) and Gabriel Rodriguez (TFF) in the opening of FIKTIVA Arts and Media Festival in Duesseldorf to journalists involved in cultural programmes.
6B. Presentation in the framework of state integration courses in Duesseldorf.