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Open call

Project name: ██████████████  

Application parameters: all Applicants within all fields of contemporary dance may apply. See addendum-1 with instructions.

Time frame:

Start of application period: 01-05-2021

End of application period: 30-06-2021


████████████, ████-holland, The Netherlands

Exclusions and restrictions:

- Applicants in the field off Counter-technique are excluded
- Artists placed on the foundations blacklist are excluded
- Only 100 artists may apply for the positions
- Applications lacking proper format are inadmissible
- Showreels are inadmissible

Context: For the past year, ████████████ has been able to almost operate unhindered. It is believed that its presence is responsible for worsened conditions for the human dance culture, Given the independent nature of our cultural sector, Existing Special Procedures have limited our behavior, and thus this contingency has been prepared. Given that the Foundation is responsible for the creation of a healthy the independent cultural sector, this project has been authorized by itself.

Methodology: A new team of 20 independent contemporary dance artists are to be attracted, selected, and are to culminate the activity. These can be professional, internships or associates. Also 2 special roles will be created within the project. The script reader and the scapegoat.

The script reader is to follow the script to the letter for the duration of precisely 12 minutes and 03 seconds after which he or she ████████████ ██ █████ █████ ██████ ██████ and remains part of the construct. Within the same period a small group of the most skilled artist are to create a diamond type construct on stage to serve as a buffer for the script reader. A second and third group will slip through in diagonal and line patterns, ██ members are to maintain the moving constructs on stage. 5 remaining members will jump in and out in soloistic, duo, or trio form some of which have to be maintained for longer periods of time. Thereafter, the remaining 5 associate members are to deliberately initiate a Runaround-Loop ██████████, using the diamond construct as the anchor. Once the Runaround-Loop ██████████ is established, the diagonal and line-type constructs are to be piggybacked onto the loop, Once the entire system is assembled and self-sustaining, The whole performance is to be maintained for exactly 67 minutes and 47 seconds. At this point, 20 members of the team are to relinquish control of the construct to the scapegoat, who is to maintain the assemblage of constructs alone. Each of these 20 members is to immediately administer a single bow towards the audience and disappear from stage. The window within is set at 4 seconds, whereafter the scapegoat is to maintain the structure alone for a duration of at least 2 minutes and up to 10 minutes without prompting the audience to applaud.

Nature of production: the whole process of the production will be highly bureaucratic as a critical reflection of the professional world we reside in and will be maintained through the whole project.

Consequences of success: Audience members is unable to react for longer periods of time. unable to process what they just witnessed and needing more time to react. Project is deemed culturally relevant with standing ovations at the 77 minute and 47 second mark, the continuation of the project is guaranteed.

Consequences of failure: Audience members maintain a firm grip on reality, applaud during the scapegoat transfer sequence and the performance is cut short. The performance is unable to convey its message and has to be reworked before continuation is possible. Resources for rework will be unavailable and the project collapses in on itself.

Associated Risks: In order to generate sufficient magnitude, and sufficient number of members, the deliberate use of a Runaround-Loop ██████████is required. if the operation is not completed in a suitably short period of time, the strain on resources might become too heavy. As such, the dancer and associate position’s are strictly voluntary.


Addendum-1: Each applicant is allowed to file a single application following the provided format:

Send your email towards:
use the subject: Application project ████████████ + (name)

Add a PDF CV not larger than a single A4 paper with the following details:
- general info(name, address, date of birth)
- artistic edudation
- add up to 3 listings of last projects with timeframe
- a resent headshot and a dance picture
- a brief motivation
- a youtube or vimeo link with minimal 1min of resent dancing

*showreels and cut together materials are not admissible

Format PDF: font: courier new, 11

Date of birth:…

(dance photo)
projects: (your 3 latest projects)

… (project name, company, time working, link, reference)

Motivation: (3 sentences)

Video links: (minimal 1 min, no show reels)



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VIII Edition of the International Choreographic Showcase BETA PUBLICA





In the VIII EDITION of BETA PUBLICA and with more enthusiasm than ever given the situation in which we live, we continue to seek that the public, choreographers, dancers, cultural programmers, media, producers and other participants are - physically and virtually - present in the creative processes of the selected pieces giving rise to new reflections and bringing together points of view that contribute to enriching the creative process.

This VIII EDITION we continue to develop new features introduced in the last Edition:

* The Registration Process that we carry out from our own website and using our Instagram profile to facilitate the voting of the creative proposals preferred by our followers. The Registration Process is already open.

* The impulse to choreographic experimentation that is Pro.Beta , where we seek to give visibility to creative ideas that are very experimental and very early from a creative point of view. Something like staging what you dance while you shower !! .

With Pro.Beta we want to open a space so that you can bring your craziest ideas and concepts to the stage, therefore the BETA PUBLICA Association will select one or two pieces from those presented in Pro.Beta as part of the lineup of this VIII Edition. If you have an idea and want to have an opportunity to share it with the BETA PUBLICA audience, don't miss the opportunity and show us what you are capable of by presenting your idea in Pro.Beta.


Prizes Details: 

This year we can maintain the economic contributions to the selected creators and the travel aids, for those who are from outside Madrid, thanks, as in previous editions, to the Paco Rabal Cultural Center of the Community of Madrid and the Ministry of Culture of the Madrid's Community.


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Istanbul Fringe Festival 2021 - Hybrid





Istanbul Fringe Festival 2021 – Hybrid will welcome dance, performance and theater shows including shows for children as well as workshop proposals. The festival will offer both local and international artists a physical and a digital platform to showcase their works. This is a great opportunity for artists to meet and interact between themselves and the audience, exchange ideas while discovering a new artistic network.
Your application will be considered once the application fee is received. The application fee is 25 euros / application.
What we offer:
– Accommodation up to 4 nights in volunteer houses / hostels during the festival (P)
– Meal on the day of your performance (P)
– Public transportation on the day of your performance (P)
– Venue/digital platform, technical support and promotion (P/D)
– 50% of the box-office to be shared equally between all the companies (P/D)
– Free access to all the events in the festival upon reservation (P)

D: Digital works
P: Physical works


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Fee Detail: 
25 euros / application
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OPEN CALL - Blekinge Dance Residency






The application is open to all professional dance and performing artists. We welcome new graduates as well as experienced artists, national and international. Those with connection to Blekinge are prioritized. In the selection process, greater emphasis is placed on the artistic idea and method, rather than experience.

- Application open between: 15 of February - 00.00 15 of Mars (Decisions and response will be made by the end of April)

- Date of Residence: 16 of August- 5 of September 2021(1-5 of September, BRÅDJUPA - A dance festival in Blekinge).

- We offer two artist’s residence during a period of three weeks, plus an opportunity to show your work in progress at BRÅDJUPA. The chosen artists/groups are expected to participate in both the residency and the festival. Each residence refers to 1-4 people.. 

- Location: Ronneby municipality, in eastern Blekinge. Lokstallarna, Karlshamn


Blekinge Dance Residence 2021

​This year Blekinge Dance residence celebrates 5 years and together with Regionteatern Blekinge Kronoberg we create space for dance to happen! Dans i Blekinge therefore has the opportunity to invite both this year's and last year's artists to participate in: BRÅDJUPA - A dance festival in Blekinge (more information about the festival is coming soon).

This year's theme is Same sea, temporary islands. Throughout the residence, Dance in Blekinge wants artists to make space to ask questions and create dialogue between place and people. The theme is a starting point, we are interested in your concepts and ideas. The participating artists are encouraged to work freely within the themes. We encourage you who are applying to base your application on the theme of the residence, but if you already have an idea of ​​what you want to work on, we would love to hear it and process your application with or without connecting it to the theme.

Dans i Blekinge likes to see that the artists are interested in experimental approaches, interdisciplinary work and social practice, with dance as the central point of view.

Prizes Details: 

Included in the residence

- Free access to studio space throughout the residence period.

- Travel compensation with up to SEK 5,000 / residence artist / group. (Only covers transportation by train, bus or ferry)

- Accommodation.

- Remuneration / a grant of SEK 34,000 / participating artist / group for the entire residence period.

- Daily training.

- Feedback sessions with a knowledgeable person.

- Sharing sessions on one occasion.

- Documentation of the work in the form of film and photo.

- The opportunity to present your work at BRÅDJUPA.



Not included in the residence

- Food costs.

- Insurance.

- Travel exceeding the aforementioned amount.


Expectations on the artists

- To conduct daily training during the residency period.

- To hold some open rehearsals/sharing sessions for the public.

- Present your work in progress at BRÅDJUPA. 

- Participate in other activities such as artist talk, workshops etc. during the festival.

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TanzLabor Ulm - ResearchLab






The TanzLabor Ulm - ResearchLab consists of up to four residencies per year. It is aimed at supporting dance by nurturing emerging choreographers to realise their ideas from concept to live performance.  The TanzLabor Ulm - ResearchLab residency facilitates choreographers to create a work by providing studio space, a stage to perform, travel costs, 3 weeks local accommodation for up to 5 artists, a living allowance and a co-production budget to create and premier a new work. Through a national/international open call the selected 'dance makers' are invited to co-produce the work created in the ResearchLab, to premier in our PerformanceLab program. The ResearchLab powers imagination through dance, it champions innovative ideas and embraces risks. By creating optimal conditions for dance artists and establishing a dialogue with our audiences through open rehearsals, the ResearchLab provides greater awareness of the limitless potentials that dance has to connect and inspire.  


The ResearchLab offers 1000 euros for the artists living costs and up to 2250 euros as co-production partner to realise your premier as part of the PerformanceLab Programme.

Prize summary: 
ResearchLab offers 1000 euros for the artists living costs and up to 2250 euros as co-production partner to realise your premier as part of the PerformanceLab Programme.
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Call for Choreographers at 2021 Virtual DUMBO Dance Festival





Call for Choreographers at 2021 Virtual DUMBO Dance Festival

WHITE WAVE DANCE is proud to present performing artists from around the world for two decades. Be a part of our 20th Anniversary 2021 Virtual DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL.

WHITE WAVE will be celebrating our 20th Anniversary Virtual DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL from June 10th-13th, 2021.

The 2021 VIRTUAL DUMBO DANCE FESTIVAL (VDDF) will be a marathon showcase of cutting-edge contemporary dance, featuring both emerging and eminent dancemakers.

We are proud to announce that the 20th anniversary’s VDDF will be presented for the first time with VIRTUAL, include over 70+ companies with 350+ performing artists, reaching an audience of about 4,000 people of all ages.

WHITE WAVE scours the globe in search of today's most innovative dancemakers, both emerging and established, and brings them to one extended weekend to paying extra attention to the new, emerging, and experimental. Dance lovers will experience a veritable cornucopia of the best of contemporary dance. VDDF attracts the very best by providing artists allowing our global audiences to experience, first-hand, the incomparable vitality of the NY & around world Dance scene.

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