Museum of the Moon by Luke Jerram Ltd © Luke Jerram
VR Playground by The Thrill Laboratory © Jo Longhurst
Bingo Lingo b Wild N Beets © Wild N Beets
Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge by DeRoovers (BE) © Stef Stessel
Massager by CCOT
Da Native by /Far From The Norm © Camilla Greenwell
SEED by Pif Paf Theatre © Pif Paf
FierS à Cheval by Compagnie des Quidams © Marc Van Canneyt
Metamorphosis by People in Backpack

Professional Events

 

We are pleased to tell you about some complimentary special events for programmers, artists, and professionals interested in developments in outdoor arts across Europe.

 

Delegate on-site sign-up and delegate pack collection:
Registered delegates can collect a complimentary delegate pack from the Festival Central Marquee from 14:00 on Friday 23 June onwards. Delegate packs can be collected anytime from the Festival Central Marquee.

The Festival Central Marquee will be open at the following times:
Friday 23 June – 16:00 – 21:30
Saturday 24 June –  10:00 – 21:00
Sunday 25 June –  09:30 – 15:00

Professional events schedule (PDF)

Friday 23 June         

A Spotlight on South Korea
King William Lecture Theatre, Old Royal Naval College, 30 Park Row, London SE10 9LS
15:00 – 16:30
An opportunity to hear from some of the key players in the thriving South Korean outdoor arts sector including directors of some of the country’s major festivals, funders and strategic partners, residency centres and artists.
Pitches about upcoming Korean outdoor arts shows from Creative Group NONI,  Momggol, and  Stalker Theatre (AU) and the Seoul Street Arts Festival.

Event registration open at King William Lecture Theatre at 14:30, join us afterwards for a cup of Korean tea.

GDIF / XTRAX Preview Platform - Looking Up (working title) - Stopgap Dance Company
Greenwich Community College, King George St, Greenwich, London SE10 8PX
18:00 – 19:00
The British Council has commissioned Stopgap to do a 5-day R&D for a new outdoor piece in collaboration with Mambya Dance (Uganda) and Pamoja Dance Group (Kenya). In collaboration with Stopgap’s Artistic Director Lucy Bennett, five men from different countries investigate some ideas surrounding the space in-between them, the walls that divide them and the paths that join them to find a shared physical language that needs no words.

Drinks Reception for XTRAX Delegates and GDIF supporters – Co-hosted by the European Commission, GDIF and XTRAX
Festival Central Marquee, Pepys Lawn, Grounds of the Old Royal Naval College
19:30 – 21:30

Saturday 24 June

XTRAX Shorts: chaired by Daryl Beeton and Nicola Miles-Wildin
Festival Central Marquee, Pepys Lawn, Grounds of the Old Royal Naval College
10:00 – 13:00
Hear about exciting new work that will be available for touring in the upcoming season and meet artists, producers, promoters and others working in the UK and internationally.

Delegate-only presentation of select shows
Greenwich Park
13:00 – 14:00
Museum of the Moon by Luke Jerram (UK); Pakman by Post Uit Hessdalen (BE); The Insidian by Captain Boomer (BE); VR Playground by Thrill Laboratory (UK)

GDIF / XTRAX Preview Platform  – Full Circle  by Avanti Display
Greenwich Community College, King George St, Greenwich, London SE10 8PX

14:30 – 15:00 & 17:00 – 17:30
Avanti Display go back to where they started, investigating the way the circle of audience is created and maintained whilst a group of strangers are transformed into an audience who share a moment. The piece explores Avanti’s experience of making performances in the street for over twenty-five years and their interest in using water, a universal element, that has both comic and spectacular possibilities

GDIF / XTRAX Preview Platform  – Rear View - IOU
Greenwich Community College, King George St, Greenwich, London SE10 8PX
15:30 – 16:30 & 18:00 – 19:00
Get a sneak preview of IOU’s custom-made bus, the centrepiece of Rear View.for an unforgettable journey that begins in a life-drawing class, Rear View blurs the line between reality and fiction on this moving adventure about a woman’s life led by performance poets Cecilia Knapp and Jemima Foxtrot.

Sunday 25 June 

XTRAX Shorts: chaired by Daryl Beeton and Nicola Miles-Wildin
Festival Central Marquee, Pepys Lawn, Grounds of the Old Royal Naval College
10:00 – 12:00
Hear about exciting new work that will be available for touring in the upcoming season and meet artists, producers, promoters and others working in the UK and internationally.  

All professional events are accompanied by networking opportunities and take place before the start of each day’s performance programme.

Additional events and details to be announced soon. Please note that the schedule is provisional and subject to change. 

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