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Opportunities: Aerowaves #Twenty20 Open Call (Rijeka (Croatia)) Deadline – 12 September 2019

Opportunities: Aerowaves #Twenty20 Open Call (Rijeka (Croatia)) Deadline – 12 September 2019

Aerowaves #Twenty20 Open Call (Rijeka (Croatia)) 24 – 26 April 2020
Deadline: 12 September 2019
Online Application: Yes
Fee to Participate or Apply: Free

Description Of Opportunity:

Aerowaves is a hub for dance discovery in Europe with a network of partners in 33 countries. The network is looking for the next Twenty talented emerging choreographers based in geographical Europe.

You can now apply to become a Twenty20 artist with a chance of having your work programmed at Spring Forward Festival next year in Rijeka (Croatia) and by our partners. Around 100 performance opportunities are guaranteed by the partners and supported by Aerowaves each year.

Sounds interesting? Apply before 12 September. Good luck!

Application form and information:

How To Apply:

  • You must be resident in Europe to apply
  • You may apply with only one work per year
  • The work you are submitting must have been produced in geographical Europe
  • Aerowaves is a platform for short works – your work must be 15-40 minutes in length
  • Your work must be finished and have been presented to the public – work in progress, studio sharings or rehearsal footage are not eligible
  • Your work should be easily included in a double or triple bill and have simple technical requirements
  • You may not apply with work made within the framework of full or part time dance education (except a PhD) eg. BA, MA or any other qualification offered by an institution or group of institutions. An exception may be made if it can be shown the work has entered the professional arena – contact if this applies to you.
  • You must fill in the Aerowaves application form correctly, upload your video to Vimeo, providing us with the link and the password if necessary and enabling ‘download’ in the settings (so we can download it) – also include a 100 word statement about the work in the description box (this can include factual and contextual information). Please also include this statement and a 100 word biography in the notes section of the application form. If you don’t have a Vimeo Plus account, please read the instructions under ‘Providing your video on Vimeo’
  • Previous Aerowaves applicants, successful or unsuccessful, may apply again – but you cannot apply with the same work twice
  • You must be prepared to perform for expenses and a small fee, based on a guideline amount of €200 per person travelling, per performance when undertaking performances with Partners supported by Aerowaves
  • For Spring Forward, expenses are paid and fees are based on €100 per person travelling, per performance, in recognition of the additional promotional value of the festival


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