Lithuanian Dance Information Centre (LDIC) is a nongovernmental organization established in 1995 thanks to private initiative. It is entirely dedicated to contemporary dance/circus – a unique institution of such kind in Lithuania. The main task of LDIC is to spread information about dance and circus in all possible ways in Lithuania and abroad. LDIC is both the physical and online contact point for any information on professional dance and circus in Lithuania. It supports the artistic and cultural development of dance/circus art in Lithuania through its strong networks, promotional activities, and services offered for field professionals.

LDIC focuses on:

  • Collecting and spreading information on Lithuanian dance/circus professionals, companies, performances, and compiling statistics related to Lithuanian dance/circus
  • Organizing workshops and providing mentoring for Lithuanian dance/circus professionals
  • Working as a strong national partner in advocacy and lobbying for the dance/circus art
  • Coordinating the promotion of Lithuanian dance/circus by starting and maintaining international relationships and contacts

International collaborations:

  • LDIC organizes Lithuanian dance showcase events with networking opportunities for dance professionals and presents Lithuanian dance/circus at international performing arts fairs, platforms and gatherings
  • LDIC is an active member in international networks (ISPA, Aerowaves, Circusnext, Baltic Nordic dance network) and participates in collaboration projects that focus on creating opportunities for professionals of this field

Main activities:

  • International contemporary dance festival “New Baltic Dance”
  • International summer dance school for professionals and amateurs and other education projects
  • USB and a brochure entitled Lithuanian Dance Scene which presents premiers of professional Lithuanian contemporary dance staged during one year
  • Lithuanian dance platform organized in partnership with the Culture institute and Lithuanian culture attachés
  • Dance Through Word – Not[new]criticism – a project devoted to the development of dance criticism
  • Presenting the most prestigious dance/circus companies from around the world in Lithuania

 

OUR TEAM

Gintarė Masteikaitė
Director

+370 5 2040835
gintare@dance.lt

Laima Servaitė
Administrator-manager

+370 5 2040835, +370 656 70877
info@dance.lt

Anastasija Dichtiar
Projects coordinator

+370 657 39977
projects@dance.lt

Ingrida Gerbutavičiūtė                                                             Executive editor of publications, coordinator of Lithuanian Dance Platform

ingrida@dance.lt

Lithuanian Dance Information Centre
a.: Šiltadaržio g. 6, 01124, Vilnius, Lithuania

110064529
t. | f.: +370 5 2040835
e.: projects@dance.lt
w.: www.dance.lt