Avant Garde Dance Company are happy to announce that we have been awarded Arts Council England funding as part of the Elevate programme which addresses diversity and equality in the arts. This funding will support the company in developing our business planning and nurturing creative talent in the sector over the next three years.
Joyce Wilson, London Area Director, Arts Council England, said: “London’s arts and culture scene is as diverse as its people, and it is vital that this is encouraged. We’re pleased to be able to support Avant Garde’s ambitions for development through the Elevate fund, and look forward to the excellent work that will result from this investment.”
“We are ecstatic to receive funding from Arts Council England’s Elevate Fund to support the development of Avant Garde Dance Company. We are very excited about the opportunity this support will provide for us to step toward the next level, grow as a company and achieve our ambitious plans over the next three years.” Tony Adigun, Artistic Director, Avant Garde Dance Company.