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Impulse to dance

| by Eleanor Turney

The British Council hosted a round-table discussion on Indian and UK contemporary dance on 14 May. Eleanor Turney reports back.

International conversations

| by Jethro Compton

The Artists' International Development Fund allowed Jethro Compton to take a show to Australia. He explains how the trip broadened his horizons

Dance to die for

| by Neha Jaiswar

Neha Jaiswar, Senior Arts Manager in India, talks about the contemporary dance scene in India and what she's got out of her trip to the UK so far.

London calling

| by Neil Webb

Neil Webb, Director Theatre and Dance, on the job that lured him back to the UK after 15 years overseas...

Play it again (and again!) in Casablanca

| by Billy Cowie

Billy Cowie exhibited at the Casablanca International Festival of Video Art where he made connections with artists from Morocco, Tunisia, Wales, the Netherlands, Columbia and Thailand, as well as with some of Casablanca's gin bars...

Diversity is delicious

| by Jo Verrent

Looking to be pushed out of her comfort zone, Jo Verrent headed for Hong Kong. Nearly a year on, she went back to work with the staff of the West Kowloon Cultural District and talk about inclusivity.

An intra-cultural approach

| by Tamasha

In February, Tamasha's Artistic Director Sudha Bhuchar and Marketing Manager Clare Callan spent 11 days in India, supported by the British Council, to make creative connections and to network. Here, Clare shares her diary of the trip.

In search of 'Bolero'

| by Michael Pinchbeck

Michael Pinchbeck on his journey to Sarajevo and Paris to make his new piece, inspired by Ravel's Bolero: "The story I am now telling travels between Paris and Sarajevo, and begins and ends with two wars."

Rio: an inspirational city

| by Marc Brew

A Q&A with Marc Brew in Brazil as part of the handover of the cultural legacy from London 2012 to Rio 2016


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