Dance Department

Dónde
México
When
2020
Quién
National Institute of Fine Arts and Literature (INBAL)
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Greater mobility and visibility of the national dance work has been one of the main objectives of the Dance Department of INBAL (CND, Coordinacion Nacional de Danza) since 2019, under its 3 axes of action: Programming, Training and Collaboration with the states of the country.
In the field of Programming, the integration of an Artistic Council resulted in a more diverse dance offer by presenting pieces of creators from different cities of the country at INBAL venues in Mexico City and reaching more than 30,000 people in 2019.
As well, the National Dance Season that took place at the Palace of Fine Arts and which brought together companies from several states of all regions: Baja California, Chihuahua, Guanajuato, Morelos, Sonora and Mexico City, reached more than 7,000 spectators.
Programming in alternative and public spaces like "patios" in low-income neighborhoods, markets, museums and the Metro system of transportation expands the dance offer and benefits a larger population, as well as strengthens the formation of new audiences, especially from vulnerable communities.
The Asaltodiario Company, took its dance to different markets of the Mexican capital, reaching more than 30,000 people; while the company of Vicente Silva performed in patios of low income neighborhoods of Mexico City his version of "Dream of a summer night", which was seen by around 2,000 people. The Metro Collective Transportation System received "Urban Impacts" dance company reaching more than 16,000 people.
Regarding specific audiences, children's dance seasons were presented at the Guillermina Bravo Dance Theater, serving more than 5,000 spectators.
On the occasion of the International Dance Day on April 29 a program made up with the participation of students from 13 dance schools and dance companies of various genres, captivated more than 4,000 people who gathered at the Angel Salas Square. Within the framework of the International Year of Indigenous Languages, two choreographies were presented with texts in the original indigenous languages Otomi and Hnahnu.
In the field of Training and education, the CND promotes research processes, encourages the involvement of emerging creators and favors the use of platforms for the allocation of competitive resources, through the establishment of a Creation and Management Laboratory and the organization of conferences and symposia like the Meeting of Scenic Creators CAMP_IN in the Center of the Arts of San Luis Potosi, in which 242 artists and the National Dance Summer Congress in Los Cabos 2019, with 95 participants.
5 dance circuits projects and programs linked to state and corporate instances of the five regions of our country has been implemented. In the Central one, companies offered 15 performances in the states of Guerrero, Tlaxcala, Oaxaca and Mexico City, in front of an audience of almost 5,000 people.
In terms of creation and with the aim of strengthening the bonds of creative collaboration between artists of the same region. A co-production of a dance piece in the Northwest Region: Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora and Sinaloa was created.
The National Dance Meeting, brought together 32 dance companies, carried out 15 academic activities within the framework of the Laboratory of Creation and Management, with the participation of more than 450 dancers, choreographers and researchers of the body, and through its 162 activities, assist more than 64, 000 people.
Within the scope of Collaboration with the states of the country, the CND managed to develop projects and programs linked to state agencies and artistic companies in the five regions of Mexico.
Two calls were made to give way to a co-production in the Northwest Region: Baja California, Baja California Sur, Sonora and Sinaloa. The importance of this program is that INBAL and the CND have a fixed focus on decentralizing and opening the opportunity for other states to grow. The bet is to strengthen the bonds of creative collaboration between artists of the same region.
With the purpose of promoting access to the culture of the child population, the National Dance Coordination of this Institute develops since 1999, the School Dance and Child Dance programs and carries out children's functions (Saturdays and Sundays) for orphanage children and homes home of Mexico City.
The total amount of activities reached more than 215, 000 people during 2019.
Regarding job creation and the promotion of entrepreneurship, 13 dance projects were awarded with the fiscal stimulus EFIARTES. During its two periods (ordinary and extraordinary), about 1,000 creators from 11 states of the Republic: Coahuila, Mexico City, Baja California, Jalisco, Veracruz, Yucatan, Sinaloa, Tlaxcala, San Luis Potosi, Tabasco and Queretaro were trained to get acquainted with the process of registration and presentation of projects. EFIARTES granted support for the development of 13 dance projects.

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