Elisabetta Bisaro

Arts Manager(Ireland / Italy)

Dance Ireland [http://www.danceireland.ie/]
Program Manager Residency
Period: from 5 February 2013 to 7 March 2013

■Research Outline

Research Theme To explore the dance scene in Japan and research possibilities for an international dance exchange between Japan and Ireland
Brief Description of the Research To explore the contemporary dance scene in Japan, with an aim to build contacts and develop relations for potential future collaborations between Ireland and Japan, and to attend Yokohama Dance Collection and TPAM


5 February 2013 Arrives in Japan
6 February 2013 to 6 March 2013 – Interviews artists and arts administrators in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto and Kobe
– Attends dance performances at Yokohama Dance Collection EX, TPAM and other theaters
7 February 2013 Public Talk at Morishita Studio
7 March 2013 Departs Japan

■Public Talk

Date 7 February 2013
Time 15:00-17:30
Place Lounge, Morishita Studio
Title An overview of the current dance scene in Ireland within the wider European context

Elisabetta Bisaro gave a presentation on the contemporary dance scene in Ireland and on the role of dance centers, the relationship between artists and arts organizations, international programs in Europe and other areas.

Elisabetta Bisaro
Born in Italy

Elisabetta Bisaro started a professional career as a coordinator managing festivals and dance companies in Italy. In 2003, she moved to Ireland and worked as a company manager at Irish Modern Dance Theare. Since 2006, she has worked as a program manager at Dance Ireland and her recent projects has included Modul-dance, a multi-annual cooperation projects between 22 European dance houses and media institutions from 15 countries, and Emotional Bodies & Cities, a mobility and artistic exchange dance program involving artists and managers from six European countries – Romania, Cyprus, Ireland, Latvia, the United Kingdom and Turkey.

The Japan Foundation / Performing Arts Network Japan Presenter Interview


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