Program no. 15 of the CID

Dance and Spirituality


    Linking the theory and practice of dance with spirituality – all genres of dance, all religions, all forms of spiritual quest.

  1. World Congress. Program includes research papers, classes, performances, exhibitions, visits.
  1. Concerts of music with dance in places of worship.
  1. Choreographies composed on hymns and religious music. Site-specific choreographies for particular places connected with the divine.
  1. Scholarship: articles, books, online publications. Research on the history and evolution of dance within religion and cult, on the sacral dimensions of dance and other aspects.
  1. Workshops, classes, tours, discussion groups, networking between researchers and practitioners in various parts of the world.
  1. Dance as a form of praise, a way to link with the divine, liturgical dance.