• A Midsummer Night's Dream

    “The most magical, fantastical Dream that will be remembered for decades" Daily Telegraph
    TMA Award winner


    An explosive year of music, theatre, art, film and events in the centenary ‎year of the Russian Revolution

  • Dash Café

    Free events - the last Wednesday of every month at Rich Mix London

  • Lyrical Alliance

    “An inspiring night...” Independent

  • Dash Arabic Series: Babel

    “The most fiercely resonant dance theatre of the decade” Guardian
    Double Olivier Award winner

  • Dash Arabic Series: One Thousand and One Nights

    “Wonderful, world-class theatre” Independent on Sunday
    Herald Angel Award winner

  • Dash05: Gogol Bordello

    “The most boisterous, infectious and downright uplifting live performance I’ve ever seen” Time Out

  • As You Like It

    “Offers another way of looking at ourselves as a nation and our national playwright” Guardian

Dash Arts creates artistic experiences that challenge the way we see the world. Founded in 2005 by Artistic Directors, Josephine Burton and Tim Supple, Dash Arts is a unique international creative force, producing new theatre, dance, music and art events in collaboration with exceptional artists from abroad.
Dash Arts travels across continents to shed new light on great cultures and creates work through intensive periods of Research and Development.
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What's On

Dash Forum at Latitude Festival

19-21 July 2019, 12pm - late | Henham Park, Beccles, Suffolk - Latitude Festival

Join us in building and inhabiting our pop-up Forum in the Faraway Forest for an extraordinary session at Latitude Festival. Townsquare, public house, marketplace, theatre, gig venue, listening space and debating chamber where we breathe life back into our democracy. 
Our Forum will serve as a performance venue for gigs from across Europe, theatre where audiences are part of the performance, fevered political and philosophical debate with special guests, citizen’s assemblies, films, art-actions and late night djs.

The Forum is part of Dash Arts current series of work, EUTOPIA – exploring what Europe means and what it means to be European. Dash Arts’ Forum is curated by Dash Arts’ Artistic Director Josephine Burton and Designer Bryan Woltjen and packed with musicians, actors, activists and thinkers from across Europe.

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See the full line-up here


Impromptu Theatre with Dash Arts

19 July & 26 July, 1pm | Westfield Rotunda Garden | FREE - Culture Mile London

Pick up a script and act out a wide range of characters in Dash Arts’ trademark fun, interactive way to play at theatre. Led by professionals, these are impromptu stagings of riveting plays, speeches and texts, where you can join in as much as you like.

For audiences of reading age and above.

Part of PLAY THE MILE, taking place across Culture Mile from 18 May – 25 August and exploring the value of play and creativity in everyday life.



This year, Dash Arts has entered Eutopia, investigating what it means to be European. Through our Cafés, Gigs, Eurosquat and future productions, we will highlight and celebrate Europe’s diversity and hidden marvels; confront generalization and encourage new insights and fierce debate.

Read the Run Riot interview with Dash Artistic Director Josephine Burton on Eutopia

Dash Arts Receives Funding through Arts Council Catalyst Scheme

Arts Council England has announced that Dash Arts has been awarded funding through Arts Council England's Catalyst scheme. "We're delighted to receive  this funding as it will provide just the infrastructure and support we need to manage our wide-ranging relationships across the UK and internationally - especially as we begin to expand our fundraising activity in support of the 2018 launch of our new European-focused artistic programme EUTOPIA." Josephine Burton, Dash Arts Co-Artistic Director

ACE Catalyst Programme Announcement

Cold Wars - Compendium of Chess games available to download

For the November Uniqlo Tate Late event at Tate Modern, Dash Arts created an installation of 16 play-able 'historic' chess games. Instructions on how to play the various set-up's are now available here.