ODS 2022: Artist Pitches

Part of the Outdoor Dance Showcase 2022
  • Dates: 22 June, online

This event has now ended, however you can re-watch the Artist Pitching Session recording.


About the event

Discover new work from exciting artists and companies from the UK, as they present new outdoor dance projects to an audience of international promoters and presenters.

This is our first hybrid event with events in-person alongside the virtual platform Swapcard, where delegates can network with international artists and dance professionals. The platform includes instant messaging, video conferencing and online profiles, offering unique opportunities to connect and facilitate new relationships.


Pitching artists

Explore all the projects at the bottom of this page.


Shaped and delivered by XTRAX and FABRIC, the Outdoor Dance Showcase is presented as part of BIDF 2022 and is supported by Arts Council England. www.bidf.co.uk

Featured Image: Rite Of Spring, Seeta Patel Dance by Neil Terry Photography

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For more information about the Outdoor Dance Showcase 2022, contact: Irene Segura at info@xtrax.org.uk

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Meet the pitching artists and shows

A group of circus performers standing on stilts in front of a large crowd. Production: Wild Motionhouse

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Where All Paths Lead

Artist: 2Faced Dance

Through the company’s trademark distinctive physicality, driven choreography, touches of parkour and complex partner work, 7 male dancers embrace the powerful possibilities…

The Other Side

Artist: Ascension Dance Company

The Other Side is about our consumerism and as humans, our desire for more. The Other Side is a highly physical outdoor…

Out of the Deep Blue

Artist: Autin Dance Theatre

An impactful dialogue around our earth’s climate emergency, told through dance, movement and masterful puppeteering. Ideal for family audiences.

High Tea (with a twist)

Artist: Levantes Dance Theatre

Under the direction of choreographer/designer Eleni Edipidi; Levantes Dance Theatre creates contemporary circus performances which are witty, inclusive and visually strong. Their…

Fish Out of Water

Artist: Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company

Fish Out Of Water is a fresh, multi-disciplinary outdoor dance performance, which explores themes of belonging, otherness, displacement and migrancy.


Artist: Mickael "Marso" Riviere

T-Break is an outdoor 20-minute promenade, site-specific dance performance for adult and family audiences featuring live music. In T-Break, two worlds collide:…

The Rite of Spring – reimagined (outdoor version)

Artist: Seeta Patel

Seeta Patel Dance has reimagined Stravinsky’s iconic ballet ‘The Rite of Spring’ in the powerful classical Indian dance style Bharatanatyam.

Lives of Clay

Artist: Vidya Thirunarayan

Conceived and performed by Vidya Thirunarayan
Directed by Tim Supple
Director of Choreography Debbie Fionn Barr
Designer Julie Landau
Composer Barry Ganberg

Mughal Miniatures

Artist: Sonia Sabri Company

Mughal Miniatures is inspired by, and offers a performative interpretation of, traditional miniature paintings. However, the narrative of the characters we meet…