• A Midsummer Night's Dream

    “The most magical, fantastical Dream that will be remembered for decades" Daily Telegraph
    TMA Award winner

  • REVOLUTION17

    An explosive year of music, theatre, art, film and events in the centenary ‎year of the Russian Revolution

  • Dash Café

    Free events - the last Wednesday of every month at Rich Mix London

  • Lyrical Alliance

    “An inspiring night...” Independent

  • Dash Arabic Series: Babel

    “The most fiercely resonant dance theatre of the decade” Guardian
    Double Olivier Award winner

  • Dash Arabic Series: One Thousand and One Nights

    “Wonderful, world-class theatre” Independent on Sunday
    Herald Angel Award winner

  • Dash05: Gogol Bordello

    “The most boisterous, infectious and downright uplifting live performance I’ve ever seen” Time Out

  • As You Like It

    “Offers another way of looking at ourselves as a nation and our national playwright” Guardian

Dash Arts creates artistic experiences that challenge the way we see the world. Founded in 2005 by Artistic Directors, Josephine Burton and Tim Supple, Dash Arts is a unique international creative force, producing new theatre, dance, music and art events in collaboration with exceptional artists from abroad.
Dash Arts travels across continents to shed new light on great cultures and creates work through intensive periods of Research and Development.
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Dash Café: Imagining Europe

25 September | Rich Mix | £5 Book here

Our first Autumn Dash Café brings together actors, activists, artists and audiences to explore ideas through discussion, performance, music and (optional) participation.

Imagining Europe investigates the ancient myths, historical legends and contemporary narratives that define our sense of what Europe is and what it could be. 

The Café also kicks off our new grand theatrical tour; following a workshop with European actors at the Young Vic, Dash TransNational begins its travelling workshop and forum of research and development in search of Europe.

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Imagining Europe: Call-out for European Performers

23-24 September 2019 | Young Vic, London

DEADLINE FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: 9TH SEPTEMBER 2019 

We are looking for performers - primarily actors – from continental Europe who have had some professional training (although not necessarily in the UK or in English). Actors born in the UK with particular interest in European questions are also welcome to apply. Some professional experience is required.

We will offer this workshop free of charge and will run on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th September from 10am-6pm at the Young Vic on The Cut. We may invite you to attend all or part of the 2-day timeframe.

Participants will work with Dash Arts' TransNational Director Tim Supple and dramaturg Katie Ebner-Landy to investigate material in search of the essence of a shared European identity. The workshops with theatre artists in London will be followed by workshops in other UK and continental cities, as a first step to creating a trans-European, multi-lingual production that dramatizes the story of European unification – its myths and realities.

The workshops will be a collective, physical, playful and instructive sharing of skills and experience. We will end the sessions with a public sharing of excerpts generated by the workshop at Rich Mix on Wednesday 25th September.

Please see the application pack for how to apply. 

APPLICATION PACK

Eutopia

This year, Dash Arts has entered Eutopia, investigating what it means to be European. Through our Cafés, Gigs, Eurosquat and future productions, we will highlight and celebrate Europe’s diversity and hidden marvels; confront generalization and encourage new insights and fierce debate.

Read the Run Riot interview with Dash Artistic Director Josephine Burton on Eutopia

Dash Arts Receives Funding through Arts Council Catalyst Scheme

Arts Council England has announced that Dash Arts has been awarded funding through Arts Council England's Catalyst scheme. "We're delighted to receive  this funding as it will provide just the infrastructure and support we need to manage our wide-ranging relationships across the UK and internationally - especially as we begin to expand our fundraising activity in support of the 2018 launch of our new European-focused artistic programme EUTOPIA." Josephine Burton, Dash Arts Co-Artistic Director

ACE Catalyst Programme Announcement

Cold Wars - Compendium of Chess games available to download

For the November Uniqlo Tate Late event at Tate Modern, Dash Arts created an installation of 16 play-able 'historic' chess games. Instructions on how to play the various set-up's are now available here.