We are the British Council’s Theatre and Dance team.
We promote the best of contemporary UK performance
and we develop relationships with other countries
through projects such as tours, workshops and collaborations.
How can you bring indigenous communities into mainstream Australian performing arts? Kamarra Bell-Wykes on her work with Aboriginal communities and how the UK arts scene compares to Australia
What is 'good' and 'bad' work? As Fierce Festival opens, Artistic Director Aaron Wright shares some blazingly honest reflections on life, art and live art
Sarah Shead of 2Faced Dance tells us why its new touring programme features an all-female line-up of British and Indian dancemakers – and shares a video diary of India
In Touch, a new inclusive play from Russia, lands at the National Theatre in October. Viktoria Avdeeva tells us how her work with deafblind actors has changed lives
Create your own dance in Mix the Body, with some help from Wayne McGregor and dance talent from the UK and India
We have awarded new bursaries to black, Asian and minority ethnic practitioners to attend IETM, a major performing arts networking event in Europe
This fund — a partnership between Arts Council England and the British Council — helps talented individuals explore work with collaborators outside the UK and kickstart their international careers
Announcing the eight artists selected for Imagine 2037, a British Council project exploring place, migration and the future
25 years young, Candoco Dance Company is a leading company of disabled and non-disabled dancers that commissions world-class choreographers
With originality and a dash of poetic realism, Stopgap makes new discoveries about integrating disabled and non-disabled people through dance
Are you a promising writer living outside the UK? Would you like to win a trip to London and have your play broadcast globally on BBC World Service?
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
Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations in China and the UK