We are the British Council’s Theatre and Dance team. We share contemporary UK performances and develop relationships with other countries through tours, workshops, collaborations and more.
Are you a promising writer living outside the UK? Would you like to have your story heard by the world?
Floating Space Theatre Company (Sri Lanka) reflects on the experience of working online with Forced Entertainment, creating Table Top Stories
Blogger bursary winner Ngaio Anyia looks at Lagos Theatre Festival and asks: what can UK theatre learn from Nigeria?
After their award-winning run of BURGERZ, Travis Alabanza passes on a recipe for trans artists touring work
Join us for live and online events including dance films, city stories, showcases and the future of festivals
How do you create theatre from a table at home? Watch a series of online performances made with Forced Entertainment
Writers from Kazakhstan, Ireland and Australia win the top prizes in our search for fresh international talent
Filmed on location in the urban and rural green spaces of Hong Kong, this new film from Corey Baker Dance raises awareness of the vital role of nature in all our lives
Our current arts opportunities for artists, creatives, professionals and organisations
Connections through Culture is a longterm British Council programme that supports cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations in the UK and China. Rolling deadline.
The International Radio Playwriting Competition 2023 is open for entries. Are you a promising writer based outside the UK? Your play could be broadcast on BBC World Service.