From October 2023, Claire will take up the position of Einstein Professor of “Choreography, Dance and Disability Arts” at the Inter-University Centre for Dance (HZT) in Berlin. As part of her professorship, Claire will teach and research at the HZT for an initial five years, starting with the winter semester 2023/24. She is the first … More about Claire to become the Einstein Professor for “Choreography, Dance and Disability Arts” at the Inter-University Centre for Dance Berlin (HZT)
National Theatre of Scotland and Manchester International Festival in association with Claire Cunningham Projects and Kunstenfestivaldesarts present Thank You Very Much National Theatre of Scotland and Manchester International Festival (MIF) in association with Claire Cunningham Projects and Kunstenfestivaldesarts are delighted to announce a return of Claire’s award-winning work Thank You Very Much, as they pull back … More about Thank You Very Much is Back!
Scottish Composer Greg Harradine has composed an original piano composition, ‘The Good Old Way’ inspired by Claire’s work Guide Gods as part of his Calendonian Portraits project. The project has seen Greg create a collection of eight new piano pieces celebrating the work of eight artists living and working in Scotland today. On March 10th, the … More about Caledonian Protraits by Greg Harradine
Disability and Climate Change: A Public Archive Project Disability and Climate Change: A Public Archive Project chronicles the wisdom and expertise of disabled activists, artists, and first responders working for climate justice. Enter the archive to read and explore curated versions of deep conversations between disabled practitioners, written in an engaging conversational style and designed to speak … More about
22 & 23 March, tanzhaus nrw, Dusseldorf The symposium is based on Claire‘s working practice which considers attention to time, design, communication and the act of performance itself as opportunities for care. The two day event will seek to shift away from formal methods of presentation and listening, to offer participatory provocations for engagement, creating … More about The Choreography of Care Symposium is now on sale!
In November – December 2021, Claire Cunningham Projects and National Theatre of Scotland embarked on a 5-city European tour of Claire Cunningham’s acclaimed dance-theatre piece Thank You Very Much. Already delayed from 2020 due to COVID-19, the tour to Switzerland, Sweden and Germany was the company’s first post-Brexit and mid-pandemic international touring work. Join some … More about Sharing Our Experiences on Tour
Claire has been honoured for her Outstanding Artistic Development in dance at the 2021 German Dance Awards. The Jury said: “Claire Cunningham’s work is exemplary for the work of other pioneers towards a future featuring physical diversity in dance and society. This development, which urgently requires more support and appreciation in Germany, is further promoted by … More about Claire honoured for Outstanding Artistic Development at German Dance Awards 2021
Claire will be taking part in Neurolive 2021, an interdisciplinary research collaboration that brings artists, scientists and audiences together to study what makes live experiences special. The three-day online symposium launches the project NEUROLIVE by opening up questions around different ways of conceptualising, measuring and practicing liveness. An invited group of humanities scholars, cognitive scientists and … More about Neurolive 2021
Claire and our Exec Producer Nadja Dias will be teaching on Accademia Teatro Dimitri’s new Certificate of Advances Studies in Diversity and Inclusive Practice in Performing Arts. The course is aimed at international professional artists in the field of contemporary performing arts, with or without disabilities, who want to deepen their artistic practice and … More about Claire and Nadja teach on new course exploring Diversity and Inclusive Practice in Performing Arts
Thank You Very Much has won two awards at this year’s Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS)! Best Ensemble – Vicky Malin, Claire Cunningham, Tanja Erhart and Dan Daw On behalf of the performers of Thank You Very Much – Dan Daw, Tanja Erhart, Vicky Malin and myself Claire Cunningham – I would like to say … More about Thank for Very Much scoops two CATS awards!