National network for
dance and youth

Educational tools
in dance

Over the years, dance acquired tools and educational initiatives well sought after and essential to guide a young audience in its discovery of choreographic works.

Envisioned and conceived by cultural mediation teams, artists as well as teachers, these tools, listed here in a non-exhaustive way, give an idea of diversity for possible approaches to dance awareness.

Some examples of educational tools in dance

Data-danse

An interactive tool for spectators from the age of 8 years onwards

As a free access website, Data-danse is a digital platform dedicated to the discovery of dance. Intuitive and playful, it addresses the dance world as a whole : venues, bodies, professions, vocabulary, landmarks…

A coproduction of National Choreographic Development Centers’ network, National Theater of Chaillot, National center for dance (CN D), Dance house in Lyon, Regional Directorate for Cultural Affairs in Nouvelle Aquitaine (DRAC Nouvelle Aquitaine).

data-danse.numeridanse.tv
My dance company

Online game

The game My Dance company aims to bring to light in a playful way the creative process of a dance performance : you embody a young choreographer who starts his/her own dance company, and then creates his/her first piece. 

A Dance house (la Maison de la danse à Lyon) production in collaboration with the National center for dance (CN D), National school of higher education in the arts and technique of theater (ENSATT), Gymnase CDCN, LOOP Network, Social Work Institute (Erasme), and Living Lab in Lyon.

mydancecompany.numeridanse.tv
Numeridanse.tv

Multimedia platform

Numeridanse is a dance multimedia platform. It gives access to a unique collection of videos: filmed performances, documentaries, interviews, fictions, dance videos … in which every style is portrayed.

Led and coordinated by Dance house in Lyon (la Maison de la danse à Lyon), Numeridanse was envisioned by film director Charles Picq. Since its start Numeridanse is co-conceived and developed in collaboration with the National center for dance (CN D), with the support of BNP Paribas Foundation and the Ministry of Culture.

www.numeridanse.tv/accueil
Danses sans visa (Dances without visa)

Interactive mural – from the age of 8 years onwards

As a free access website, Danses sans visa presents, as a mural, an exploration of social dance history following the movement of populations throughout the world.

A National Choreographic Development Centers’ (CDCN) network production

fresques.ina.fr/danses-sans-visa
La danse en 10 dates (1896-1992) (Dance in 10 dates)


Film – conference on dance history – from the age of 7 years onwards

Led by a cultural mediator from the CDCN’s network, La danse en 10 dates presents 10 key moments in dance history, uncovering social, political and aesthetic dimensions experienced through dance.

A National Choreographic Development Centers’ (CDCN) network production

www.a-cdcn.fr/
Une histoire de la danse contemporaine en 10 titres (1978-2006) (A story of contemporary dance in 10 titles)

Film – dance history conference – from the age of 7 years onwards

Presented by a cultural mediator from the CDCN’s network and as a sequel of La danse en 10 dates, Une histoire de La danse contemporaine en 10 titres enables an incursion in the world of 10 iconic choreographers from the 80s to today.

A National Choreographic Development Centers’ (CDCN) network production

www.a-cdcn.fr/
Application à danser (An app to dance)

An audio guided practice – from the age of 8 years onwards

Presented by a cultural mediator, Application à Danser is a nomadic device, consisting of a connected apparatus and audio guided instructions. It is conceived to invite each participant to compose his/her own dance from everyday gestures.

A Gymnase CDCN and National Choreographic Development Centers’ network production. Author: Orbe. Co-author: Le Gymnase CDCN. In collaboration with the Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music (IRCAM), in the frame of Rapid-Mix H2020. Made with the support of the Ministry of Culture – DGCA. With an outside eye from Mylène Benoit – Cie Contour Progressif, Sandrine Becquet, Sarah Kruszka.

Application à danser
La danse contemporaine en question (Contemporary dance through questions)

Traveling exhibition

This exhibition enables the onlooker to understand the last thirty years of the world of choreography and making new work, by understanding the contemporary dance landscape through texts and visuals.

A National center for dance (CN D) production

www.cnd.fr/fr/page/170-la-danse-contemporaine-en-questions
To each dance its stories

Educational tools – for the leaders of Artistic and cultural education’s projects.

This tool, made of ten thematic panels, an educational booklet, a database CD and a DVD are designed to help conceiving a class project around dance.

A National center for dance (CN D) and Performing Art Federation and Departments Coproduction.

www.cnd.fr/fr/page/176-a-chaque-danses-ses-histoires
Resource website for outreach and artistic and cultural education in dance

A platform by the National center for dance (CN D) – for artists, teachers, cultural mediators, heads of outreach programs for the public, actors from social, sanitary or legal field, projects’ leaders, non-professional dancers, scholars or curious people.

This website is comprised of three entries to GET TOOLS/RESOURCES, TRAIN/INFORM ONESELF and THINK/SHARE in which you can find respectively tools and resources to develop an artistic and cultural education project, a resource area to get some training and finally a space to think about our practices and to continue nourishing the desire within us.

National center for dance (CN D)

aset.cnd.fr/