SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance is the “home base” and production address of the international touring company BODHI PROJECT. The postgraduate contemporary dance company was founded by Susan Quinn in 2008, and is currently in residence at SEAD in Salzburg as an independent repertory company. Since 2018, BODHI PROJECT is part of the Blackmountain non-profit organization, an association to promote contemporary dance and performance in Austria and abroad.
BODHI PROJECT has built a reputation for embracing a range of different styles of contemporary dance, performed by outstanding young dancers at a key stage of their artistic development. The company gives them an invaluable insight into creating, rehearsing and touring work professionally. Guided by the artistic visionary Susan Quinn, BODHI PROJECT is a platform for new choreographic voices on the international contemporary dance scene. The choreographers are specifically selected for their varied approaches to choreography.
Since 2008, BODHI PROJECT has created 36 new productions and performed 200 times at European festivals in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Croatia, England, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, England, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovenia and Spain. Since 2016 the company also tours outside the European Union to Festivals in the USA, to South Africa, China and Israel.