The Generate Debate – 12 Oct

Posted: October 7, 2010

The Generate Debate, produced by Danceworks UK and hosted at the Lyceum and Crucible Theatre on October 12 will see dance companies, choreographers, producers and theatre and festival programmers discussing the importance of dance for young audiences.

Why is there no dance theatre for children in the UK middle-scale venues?

A day of debate and performance.

Aimed at: Producers, Venues, Artists, Local Authority Cultural Leads and Funders.

Stimulating debate and action around family friendly dance production, touring and promotion for the middle-scale.


  • Expert panel discussions
  • Case studies of successful producing, programming and audience development
  • Exclusive excerpt from Paper Mountain, a new middle-scale work from new UK company Short Back and Sides
  • Observational workshop with children led by renowned artist TC Howard
  • Networking opportunities

For more information go to the Danceworks UK website at

Funded by Esmee Fairbairn Foundation with additional support from Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield City Council and Arts Council England, Yorkshire through Grants for the Arts award.