• Akram Khan creating the Big Dance Pledge with students at the University of Roehampton (c) Richard Parr
  • Blog 'Outside your comfort zone' by Rachael Nanyonjo. Rachael Nanyonjo received an AIDF grant to travel to Uganda (c) Davis Elisha Sebulime
  • Tim Crouch showing interested audience members his props after a show of I, Peaseblossom in Kuala Lumpur (c) Cheem Photography

The British Council’s Theatre and Dance team promotes the best of UK performing arts and develops long-term relationships with other countries through projects such as tours, workshops and collaborations.

Our programme encompasses new writing, physical and visual theatre, contemporary dance, live art, outdoor performance and contemporary interpretations of classic works.