SE.S.TA - Centre for Choreographic Developement
International Festival of Contemporary Dance Korespondance 2012

Organized by SE.S.TA – Centre for Choreographic Development in cooperation with Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, EMD Consultants s.r.o. and Archa Theatre >

A conference and a round table on
Culture and social responsibility, society and the responsibility of culture

27. 11. Archa Theatre – small auditorium


Do you want to learn about in what ways performing arts can be beneficial to society? And how society can be helpful to performing arts? What will leaders of Czech and foreign organizations and companies answer to these questions?

Representatives of private and public sector and cultural sphere will discuss on benefits generated for society by performing arts. The program starts with an introductory lecture and continues with an open panel discussion.

Invited speakers:

  • Laurent Van Kote - responsible for dance at the French Ministry of culture. He will speak about the concept of French cultural policy and the relation between society and arts in France
  • Ondřej Hrab - director of Archa Theatre. He will focus on cultural projects for minorities
  • Stanislav Růžička from the marketing department of the company Žďas as. He will explain in what terms culture is beneficial to his firm


  • 17.30           Registration
  • 18.00           A block of short lectures (interpreted)
  • 18.45           Panel discussion
  • 19.30           Informal encounter and discussion

Designed for everyone interested in the issue. The conference is already the fourth encounter or-ganized within the cycle INNOVATIONS– PERFORMING ARTS–SOCIETY. The next encounter will be held in the Spring of 2013.

  • Free entry, presentations in foreign languages will be interpreted into Czech.
  • Please confirm your participation by November 21st at the address: