Theatre News: Dumfries and Galloway Dance announce online watch parties

Dumfries and Galloway Dance have announced a series of online watch parties to showcase contemporary dance.

Each event will include three short films, a Q&A, and a discussion facilitated by Emma Jayne Park from Cultured Mongrel.

They will be held monthly, and are set to last for 12 months.

The performances are selected by a panel of independent dance experts, and a total of 36 will be included over the course of the initiative.

The first watch party was held on Thursday 1st October and featured showings of Simone Kenyan and Lucy Cash’s How The Earth Must See Itself, and Farah Saleh’s Cells of Illegal Education.

It is hoped that the watch parties will bring together audiences from across the region.

Dumfries and Galloway Dance’s next watch party will be held on Thursday 29th October at 19:00. Tickets are free and can be booked online.

Words by Ellen Leslie.

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