Studio 8 strives to share the joy of dance, while reflecting the diverse communities it serves, creating space for a wide range of different voices to be heard. Through supporting, producing, and presenting works for local emerging artists, together with a network of international and regional partners, Studio 8 serves as a platform for innovation, experimentation, and continuous development of dance culture in Jordan and beyond.
Production: Since 2014, Studio 8 has been producing thoughtful and ambitious dance productions for the international stage.
CCC - Choreography Creation Camp: Studio 8 foster a welcoming environment of dynamic dance lab that celebrates and embraces many forms of diversity. Therefore, a biannual talent incubation program is created to offer crucial professional development opportunities to emerging choreographers, performance makers, producers, dance artists based in Jordan.
IDEA - International Dance Encounter Amman: It is a dance biennale that creates bonds between dance professionals from Jordan and abroad.. In the next 4 years, we aim to organize the second edition of IDEA in 2021, the third edition in 2023., including 60 exchange and collaboration opportunities that benefit at least 1400 performing-arts-interested individuals.
We are currently preparing for a pop-up interactive dance exhibition that is designed to stimulate people’s creativity and collaborative minds with a form of image and objects exhibition, live performances, workshops and physical games, installations and sculptures, in collaboration with dance therapist, researchers, performers, circus artists, educators, game designers, media specialists, filmmakers, set, lighting, and sound designers.
Together, our production,s performances, tours, festivals, classes are contributing to build an infrastructure for dance creation in Amman. In the next 4 years, the independent dance space – Studio 8, will emerge as a central organization in the creation and development of dance, especially contemporary dance, in Jordan.