Ideas Fund 2019 Shortlisted Applications Announced

The Ideas Fund offers dance creatives the chance to pitch for up to £5,000 and in-kind support to research, test, or launch new artistic and entrepreneurial ideas.

This year we received 100 Ideas Fund applications and were incredibly impressed with the calibre and variety of the ideas submitted.

It was a very tough selection process but we are delighted to announce the shortlisted artists invited to pitch their ideas to the Ideas Fund panel on Friday 29 March at the Ideas Summit. If you want to see what the applicants will be pitching, plug into east London’s vibrant community of dance professionals and hear from a wide range of industry experts about how to build a successful a career in the arts, tickets for the Ideas Summit are available here.

Shortlisted Applicants:

Anat Cederbaum,Tony Nwachukwu & Léo Lérus 
Arunima Kumar, Arunima Kumar Dance Company
Bex Anson & Dav Bernard
Megahertz Scenography 
Claire Hough
Elizabeth Pick & Charlotte Edmonds
Grace Okereke
Joel O’Donoghue, Joel O’Donoghue Company
Kasia Truefitt,  A Truefitt Collective
Kate Scanlan, Scanners Inc
Kloe Dean, Myself UK Dance
Kristina Walsh 
Lucy McCrudden, Dance Mama
Michael Simon
Patrick Collier, 201 Dance Company
Sheena Khanna, Moxie Brawl

To fund and support the Ideas Fund we have put together a consortium of partners who include some of the UK and east London’s leading creative organisations:

Ideas Fund Investing Partners:
London College of Fashion UAL, Sadler’s Wells, English National Ballet, East London Dance and Redbridge Drama Centre

Ideas Fund Supporting Partners:
Stratford Circus Arts Centre, Studio Wayne McGregor, One Dance UK

The Ideas Fund is supported by the Fidelio Charitable Trust