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Dancing in your shoes!
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.
Performing Gender - Dancing in your shoes was a large scale cooperation project supported by Creative Europe. Learn more about the 11 partner organisations among 8 european countries and the staff that worked on this project.
Brussels summit and dissemination
The presentation of the project and the research to policy makers at the European Parliament, coordinated by the Cassero LGBTI+ Center, the British Council and the European Agency EACEA
The research team of the DAMSLab – University Bologna, the scientific partner of the project, presented the first results in different contexts such as academic conferences, at the partners’ meetings/gatherings, during presentations, roundtable debates and Performing Gender Brussels Summit.

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


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...

Building confidence offering deeper questions

Yorkshire Dance invited two international artists from Performing Gender to facilitate residencies with local people in Leeds....