We're the British Council’s Theatre and Dance team.
We share the best of contemporary UK performance
and we develop relationships with other countries
through projects such as tours, workshops and collaborations.
Following the financial crisis in Greece, how is its theatre scene surviving? Lyn Gardner visits Athens
Get your diary and check out our snapshot of UK festivals in theatre, dance, live art and outdoor arts for 2019
Extreme conditions, climate change, and colonialist perspectives. Avatâra Ayuso travelled to Nunavut to meet female Inuit performing artists
As the Edinburgh Festivals kick off, the British Council’s very own Andrew Jones shares some expert advice
Discover which UK arts bloggers have been awarded bursaries to travel to Lagos, Romania and New York
IETM Hull 2019 is a major European arts networking event that takes place as the UK departs the EU
Air-raids, game shows and mattresses. Outstanding radio plays from Belgium, Nigeria and Yemen come top in a record-breaking year
What is the future for disabled artists? Unlimited 2018 starts in September – experience it live or online!
25 years young, Candoco Dance Company is a leading company of disabled and non-disabled dancers that commissions world-class choreographers
Based in Cornwall, Kneehigh tells stories and creates theatre of humanity from an epic and tiny scale. It works with an ever-changing ensemble of performers, musicians, artists, technicians and administrators
At the forefront of experimental performance for many years, Forced Entertainment aims to reinvent theatre to speak about the times we live in
With originality and a dash of poetic realism, Stopgap makes new discoveries about integrating disabled and non-disabled people through dance
British Council grants available for UK arts organisations and programmers to research contemporary arts in sub-Saharan Africa and share discoveries. Deadline 8 March.
Looking to work internationally but not sure where to begin? Here’s a quick rundown of funding opportunities that you can apply for
A list of British Council arts opportunities for artists, creatives, professionals and organisations
UK artists and organisations can get a digital capture commission or support for digital R&D through The Space. Apply by 4 April.