Uafhængige Scenekunstnere (Independent Performing Artists) is an organization functioning as a cultural and political body working for the further recognition of professional independent performing artists in Denmark. US is the voice of the independent performing arts field as a member of ITI, EON and consulting partner for the Ministry of Culture in Denmark.
Our aims are:
(1) To improve production and working conditions for risk-taking stage art in Denmark.
(2) To ensure that independent performance makers are given representation within Danish arts policy.
(3) To ensure influence and interest in relevant connections.
The organisation covers Denmark’s league of contemporary independent performance artists – mainly theatre, dance, performance and cross-over art. US has approximately 100 professional freelance performing artists as members.