YOUNG DANCE MARKET 30-31 AUGUST
The third edition of YDM in Malmö, Sweden was arranged 30-31 August in Malmö. Some fantastic Scandinavian dance companies creating performances for young audiences; companies ready to present some of their latest, freshest productions met delegates from all over the world during two exciting days.
To read more about each performance, click on the images in the section below.
On top of all exciting shows that was presented at YDM 2023 in the general programme we were also introducing a "fringe" program that we called YDM+. This pre-programme took place before the general programme started.
YDM+ opened with the world premiere of RESPECT by Freestyle Phanatix in the evening the 29 August. It continueed at 10:00 a.m. the day after with Kroppsklubben's performance TOES and after that, Kollaborativet's I AM TIME, I AM SPACE (which is also included later in the general YDM programme).
To take part of the YDM+ performances you need to book each performance separately in advance, as follows:
RESPECT, Freestyle Phanatix, 19:00 August 29th: Book at Barnens Scen's webpage.
TOES, Kroppsklubben, 10:00 August 30th: Book at Barnens Scen's webpage.
I AM TIME, I AM SPACE, Kollaborativet, 11:00 August 30th: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
by Teater Tre
At Spegelsalen, Moriska Paviljongen
Through play, humour and movement, we portray the trials and tribulations and
triumphs common to the 3-year-old and the 63-year-old:
I Can! (Jag kan! SV)
SÄLSKAP (SEAL KIN)
by Sindri Runudde (SE)
At Moriskan's main stage
Target audience: age 4-8
Sälskap is a performace inspired by the myth of the selkie – a creature half-seal, half-human who lives in the sea. A myth of the oceans.
by Embla dans och teater (SE)
At Danscentrum Syd/Kulturhuset Mazetti
Target audiences: age 6-9
A mystic performance about dreams and magic, as it takes place in corridors and on stairs.
THIS IS NOT A RELIGION
by Bobbi Lo Produktion (SE, DK)
Target audience: ages 12-18
A breathtaking, immersive dance piece. The third part of Bobbi Lo Production’s trilogy on power and the abuse of power.
by Waileth/Bardon (SE)
At Barnens Scen
Target audience: ages 2-4 and families
A teddybear. She’s building something. And a yellow cat wants to join. But he’s not allowed. How will it end? Based on a picture book by Stina Wirsén.
What happens at YDM 2023?
The festival contained in total twelve full dance productions aimed at young audiences. Some of Sweden’s most prominent dance companies were presented, such as Freestyle Phanatix, Claire Parsons Co and the internationally renowned Danish company Gazart.
Easy to come and easy to stay
The festival takes place at Malmö’s beautiful Folkets Park, within comfortable walking distance of hotels, railway and bus stations. Commuting trains to Copenhagen International Airport leave every 20 minutes. We would also be happy to assist you in organising a room at the comfortable Hotel Scandic Triangeln, situated only a 10 minutes walk from the YDM venues and a 3-minute walk from the train station.
You can register for YDM for free. Additional practical information about where to eat, where to stay, maps of Malmö and eventual changes in the programme, will be sent to you by email after you register.
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