Scapino Summer Creative




For (pre)professional contemporary dancers

In the summer of 2019 the first edition of the Scapino Summer Creative will take place. During two weeks you can participate in an intensive program that contains ballet classes, repertoire workshops and masterclasses. The Scapino Summer Creative offers an inspiring program in which the company’s unique technique and repertoire are in the lead. As a dancer you will be challenged to develop your creative talents, to co-create and to show your identity. You will work with our international artistic team of choreographers, teachers and dancers. The Summer Creative is under supervision of artistic director Ed Wubbe.

You can apply until April 21st, 2019. There is a limited number of 40 spots available. Participants are selected based on education, experience, level of technique and creative development.

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Dance Artist in Residence | Performing Arts

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The Dance Artist in Residence program is offered specifically for dance artists to have focused time for the creation and development of new works. The residency is designed for artists in the initial creation phase of a new work, which they’ll begin to create in our studio spaces.

This program is designed to bring a number of dance companies to work on their respective projects on campus at the same time. Participants will have the opportunity to share work in progress with other visiting dance artists during this initial creation phase.

What does the program offer?

This residency offers a range of dance studio spaces depending on participants' needs and availability. Artists will be provided with basic technical support, but will not have access to theatre production spaces. More information about our facilities can be found here.

Artists are expected to be creating work during this residency, but are not expected to give a final performance or showing. Participants are encouraged to share their work through informal showings, but this is not required. 

Who should apply?

We invite project proposals from individual artists, artistic collectives, and companies. Artists at various stages of practice are encouraged to apply, whether they are at the conceptual stage or ready for creation, development, and refinement of a new work.

Application Deadline: June 05, 2019
Dates: December 02 - December 13, 2019

Fees & Financial Assistance

Program fee (shared room) $1 816.19+GST
Program fee with financial assistance (shared room) $0.00
Application fee: $65

*Financial Aid up to 100% may be available 

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Istanbul Fringe Festival

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Istanbul Fringe Festival is looking for new and experimental works by local and international artists. The festival will bring together art works and workshops produced in the disciplines of theater, dance and performance during 5 days in September 2019. This first edition offers both local and international artists a platform to showcase their work in several stages located on European and Asian side of Istanbul. This is a great opportunity for artists to meet and interact between themselves and the audience, exchange ideas while discovering a new artistic network.

The 1st edition of Istanbul Fringe Festival will also host a “Nordic Day” where artists from nordic countries will perform their shows. 

What we offer:

Accommodation in volunteer houses during the festival

Meal on the day of your performance

Public transportation on the day of your performance

Venue, technical support and promotion

50% of the box-office 

Free access to all the events in the festival (requires reservation)

Unfortunately we can't offer you a round trip ticket between your hometown and Istanbul in our first edition, but we would be happy to help you contact the embassy of your country in Istanbul.  

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ScreenDance Intensive


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In addition to viewing and discussing a plethora of international dance film shorts and getting an overview of the genre, the Intensive takes participants through a variety of editing exercises, the preliminaries of getting coverage, creating & shooting dynamic choreography for camera - what works and what doesn’t, incorporating elements including time, distance, lighting, jump cuts, and much more.  The Intensive examines narrative vs. conceptual, linear vs. non linear, current & past popular styles of screen dance, “commercial” vs “art”,  where to go/existing options with your films in terms of festivals, funding, distribution etc. and much more. 

Each participant leaves with a takeaway of professionally filmed footage of their own work created within the context of the class.

Includes Special Guests (e.g. Shelli Margheritis - Dance Agent from MSA) from the worlds of dance & film

Cost for the Intensive is $550, the first three to sign up receive a $100 discount.  Enrollment LIMITED.


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Open Call: Blekinge Dance Residency





We are happy to announce that the application for this year's residency is open!​

Apply before: the 10th of March 2019. (The decision will be announced by the 31st of March.)
Residency period: 5th of August - 31st of August 2019. 
We offer three residencies: one for four weeks and two for two weeks each.
Location: Ronneby kommun, in eastern Blekinge.

We are reserving one of the spots for artists who are still in, or whom has recently graduated from their education. 

Thematically we are interested in Human/Nature. Dans i Blekinge want artists, through the residency, to ask questions and create dialogue between the place and people. The theme of the residency is a starting point, we are interested in your concepts and ideas. The participating artists are invited to work freely with the theme. Dans i Blekinge would like to see the artists interested in experimental approaches, interdisciplinary work and social practice with the dance as a central starting point. This year we collaborate with Land404, an artist's residency that runs parallel, which opens up for interesting opportunities and cooperation. Please visit their website for more information on them and the Land404-residency.

Included in the residency

  • Free studio time throughout the residency period.
  • Travel compensation of up to 5000 SEK / artist or group.
  • Accommodation.
  • Compensation with max 5000 SEK / participating artist or group and week.
  • Daily dance training.
  • Feedback sessions with one in the field of knowledgeable person.
  • Process showing on two occasions.
  • Documentation of the work in the form of film and photo.
  • Three showings (varies depending on the period for which you apply): A process showing at Dans i Blekinges "Dance Day", showing at Massmanska kvarnen in Ronneby and Outdoor Exhibition at Land404.

Not included

  • Costs for food
  • Insurance
  • Travel costs exceeding the above mentioned amount.

Expectations of the artists

  • To attend daily training for dancers during the residency period
  • To hold one or more open repetitions to the public
  • Participation in the residency showings
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DEADLINE EXTENDED Small Plates Choreography Festival - Richmond, VA

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Hosted by KrasH!Dance Productions
June 28 and 29 at 8:00
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 W. 15th Street, Richmond VA, 23224


Applications are open for Small Plates Choreography Festival, a curated dance performance series to be presented on June 28 and 29, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at Dogtown Dance Theatre in Richmond Virginia. Any choreographer interested in presenting work in an intimate venue in RVA is welcome to apply.

Dogtown Dance Theatre performance mainstage can seat approximately 100+ seats with additional floor seating available if needed. The dimensions of the performance area are approximately 33' wide x 32' deep with the use of wings and Marley floor. The performance is low-tech and somewhat informal to create a more intimate connection with the audience.

Ensemble dance works no longer than 10 minutes long will be considered, solos works no longer than 8 minutes. If your work is longer than our time limits, please edit your video to show how the work will be adjusted to fall within the constraints. Work that is over time will not be considered. Completed work will be given priority over works-in-progress or proposed work.

The Friday performance will include student dance work, either created by student choreographers, or by professional choreographers performed by students. Student choreographers should be at least 15 years old by March 1, 2018, and student dancers should be in high school this year. A limited number of slots will be reserved for professional companies in the Friday show.

Saturday's performance will mainly feature professional artists with limited space for student work. All companies should indicate their availability in the application form.

Small Plates creates a growth environment by making space for feedback sessions with the audience after each performance. All performers and choreographers are expected to remain on-site to participate in the Q&A. Local dance and artistic professionals are encouraged to attend as audience members and bring their voices to this conversation, and to provide choreographers with valuable feedback and networking opportunities. This artist/audience interface is what makes Small Plates truly special.

Please submit your video by uploading it to YouTube, Vimeo or another video service online, and include the link in your application. Do not email your video to Small Plates. Applications without a video link will not be considered.

An application fee of $20.00 per piece is required. Please pay via PayPal using the following link:
We are not able to accept other forms of payment. Your fee must be paid before your work will be considered.

Choreographers who have their work chosen will be given one complimentary ticket to each performance, and are expected to help populate the audience by bringing at least two paid patrons to each performance in which their work appears. Choreographers will receive a video and photographs of their work after the show.

Dancers and choreographers must be available for technical rehearsal at 4:00 on performance days - please be prepared to plan accordingly, especially for the Friday performance.

The deadline to apply is APRIL 1. You will be notified by email on or before April 15 with our decision of acceptance or rejection. If your piece is accepted, you will have one week after you receive our email to submit your program information, technical information, publicity photos, and sound file.

To apply, please complete the entire form on this page and pay the application fee. Incomplete or unpaid applications will not be considered.

All work will be adjudicated by a panel of career choreographers and dance professionals holding BFA's/MFA's from university dance programs across the nation, and experienced in Dance, Production and Mixed Media Arts.

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