SYMBIONT: Participating Organizations


SYMBIONT is an Artistic Research intersection between three independent organizations:

Performing Arts Relay (Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Calgary, Toronto), an international practice-as-research network that explores the collaborative relationships between highly accomplished artistic practitioners and non-artistic specialists.

      Performing Arts Relay Partners:
      Teater SeaChange (Aarhus, Denmark)
      Nightswimming (Toronto, Canada)
      Dancearena Nord (Hammerfest, Norway)
      Dance Atelier (Reykjavik, Iceland)
      School of Creative and Performing Arts (Calgary, Canada)

Nightswimming (Canada), Canada’s foremost dramaturgical incubator, which for over 20 years has created opportunities for professional artists to explore focused performance issues through its Pure Research program.

Articulating Artistic Research Seminar (Canada +), now in its 6th year, which facilitates embodied AR exploration, articulation, and dissemination on an international scale.