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Lietuvos šokio informacijos centras
Lithuanian Dance Information Centre
a.: Šiltadaržio g. 6, 01124, Vilnius, Lithuania
t. | f.: +370 5 2040835
e.: info@dance.lt
w.: www.dance.lt
About us
Lithuanian Dance Information Centre (LDIC) is a nongovernmental organization established in 1995 thanks to private initiative. It is a unique institution of its kind in Lithuania entirely dedicated to dance. The main task of LDIC is to disseminate information about dance in all possible ways in Lithuania and abroad. During its existence, LDIC has organized more than thirty modern dance and ballet workshops and other training programs, guest performances from France, USA, U.K., Italy, Switzerland and Germany. Some of the guest performances presented to Lithuanian audience: “Taylor 2“ (USA, 1996), Marie Claude Pietragalla (France, 1998), “Random” Dance Company (UK, 1998, 2001), “Ballet Preljocaj” (France, 1999), “Aterballetto” (Italy, 2001), Tanzteater Wuppertal Pina Bausch (Germany, 2001), Tero Saarinen (Finland, 2003, 2008), “La La La Human Steps“ (Canada, 2003), Xavier Le Roy (Germany, 2003). Germaine Acogny (Senegal, 2003), Cullbergballet (Sweden, 2000, 2008), “Ariadone” (France, 1999, 2009), zero visibility corp. (Norway, 2013), Sasha Waltz & Guests (Germany, 2013) and many others.
Since 1997 LDIC organizes the annual International Contemporary Dance Festival “New Baltic Dance”. “Šokis žodžiu – ne[w]kritika” (Dance Through Word – Not[new]criticism) – a project devoted to development of dance criticism – was established in 2011 and since then has been running annually during International Dance Festival New Baltic Dance in Vilnius. In 2013, it was also organised during International Dance Festival Aura'23 in Kaunas. Since 2000, LDIC has been the main organizer of summer dance school for professionals and beginners. Since 2006, LDIC releases an annual DVD and a brochure entitled Lithuanian Dance Scene wich presents premiers of professional Lithuanian contemporary dance staged during one year. In 2013 it has started In addition LDIC focuses on advocacy and lobbying, working with and on behalf of the dance world to rise up the profile of dance and ultimately to increase investment in all sectors of the dance field.
Gintarė Masteikaitė
Anastasija Dichtiar-Griškevič
Project manager
Laima Servaitė
+370 5 2040835, +370 656 70877