• 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: Latcho Drom – A Love Letter to Europe's Roma

Wednesday 24 April | 7-10pm | Pay What You Can
Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA 

In our April Café, we'll screen Tony Gatlif's musical love letter to Europe's Roma communities – LATCHO DROM. Made more than 25 years ago, it is a meticulously and beautifully crafted documentary examining the Romany culture and traditions across Europe with a stunning music score. We’ll also host a post-film conversation with Roma artists and thinkers, exploring their work and what life is like today for Roma communities across Europe.

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Dash Does Eurovision 

Wednesday 22 May | 7-10pm | Pay What You Can
Rich Mix 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA 

Get ready for Eurovision, Dash Arts style! We’ll be tongue-in-cheek about this famous 65-year-old song contest, whilst also exploring in more depth the purposes, stories and politics behind it. We’ll feature performance artist and self-professed Eurovision fan Richard DeDomenici and expert and media commentator Paul Jordan, aka Dr Eurovision, who wrote his PhD thesis on the subject, and others.

Plus impromptu renditions of favourite contest tunes, by participating artists and brave audience members!

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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.