Dance experts warn that ignoring regions can hit work and funding
By Nuala Calvi for The Stage
Leading figures in the dance sector are warning that performers and companies are missing an increasing number of opportunities for work and funding because too many ignore the regions in favour of London.
Their concerns are being aired at Country Dancing?, the first conference organised to tackle the subject of rural dance. Held at Dillington House, Somerset, from May 25-27, it will attempt to address what regional dance agencies claim is a lack of recognition of the importance of their work by their city-based contemporaries and by critics.
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