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Big Dance, Channel 4 and the British Council are delighted to announce a new programme Big Dance Shorts India as part of UK/India 2017, led by the British Council and the Indian High Commission.
Four outstanding 3-4 minute dance-film ideas will be commissioned for Channel 4’s Random Acts strand as part of UK/IN which is led by the British Council. Each film will be inspired by dance and have at its heart an element of collaboration between the UK and India.
Apply by 3 May 2017.
As a sixth, special film commission to work alongside the Big Dance Shorts in 2016 created for Channel 4’s Random Acts, director Michael Proudfoot follows six dancers who have been involved in various parts of Big Dance and captures their unique relationships with their dancing.
Throughout 2016, people from around the world have been learned, created and rehearsed their Big Dance Pledge performances.
Using our free online films and teaching resources, we have seen over 42,000 dancers, in over 800 groups sign up and get dancing.
With hundreds of thousands of rehearsal hours, new friendships, creative inspirations, smiles and many, many tired feet, we had people from over 44 countries dancing Akram Khan’s 2016 choreography. Although the Pledge Performance Day for 2016 has passed, you can continue to perform and use the Pledge resources however you like which are available online.
Don’t forget, the participant certificate is free to download. You can share your photos and videos by posting them on our Facebook page, tweeting us or using #BigDance and #BigDance Pledge or just email directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll feature them in our photo gallery to celebrate your Pledge moment.
You did it. CONGRATULATIONS!