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About the project
Dancing in your shoes was the third edition of the european project Performing Gender. Discover the key actors and the goals of the last edition in this page.
5 key recommendations for cultural operators, arts funders and cultural policymakers to share the expertise developed in the years, especially in what is needed to make projects like this.
The final document where you can read all about the project and the research conducted in three years by the team of the DAMSLab – University Bologna, the scientific partner of the project.

9 dancing communities

Hundreds of different people are dancing in your shoes!

Communities based in Bologna, Leeds, Ljubljana, Madrid, Marseille, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Tilburg and Umeå

Key achievements of Performing Gender


The final output of the research carried out by DAMSLab, documenting: the whole project process; the analysis of challenges, learnings and changes achieved. 


A summary of key project insights, recommendations for cultural operators in relation to plan and implement innovative community dance practices.

Film project

Six short films produced by British Council and screened during the Brussels summit as part of a dissemination campaign towards policymakers.


Meet them


Come closer and meet the main actors of the community dance practices

Relive the journey


Retrace the journey of Performing Gender in the exciting tale of the British Council’s dissemination campaign


Discover the final handbook

The three-year project Performing Gender: Dancing in Your Shoes has reached its conclusion. The final handbook, a testament...

Using dance to open up the body for discussion around gender

On the 2nd of April 2023, the Pomegranate Club Research Group closed its second season in Budapest’s SÍN Arts Centre with...

Taking space & making space

For 2 years, different choreographers work together with people from the local communities. These are a group of women from...