Dutch Performing Arts promotes Dutch music, theatre and dance on the international stage. The programme is powered by the Performing Arts Fund NL.

Dutch Performing Arts aims to intensify the contact between Dutch makers and international presenters. Dutch Performing Arts also seeks to increase the interest of international presenters for Dutch performing arts and to stimulate the international ambitions of Dutch companies and artists with global potential. To this end, Dutch Performing Arts:
organises showcases at (inter)national key events;
organises visitors' programmes for relevant international guests;
travels abroad to represent the Netherlands and/or to do research.
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Call for submissions CINARS Biennale 2020

16 sep 19CINARS Biennale welcomes submissions for its official programme. The showcase and networking event's 19th edition takes place from 9-14 November 2020 in Montreal, Canada.
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Open calls for theatre festivals in Iran

13 sep 19The Dramatic Arts Center of Iran (DAC) organises two international theatre festivals in different genres over the period of 2019-2020. Theatre managers and representatives are invited to submit performances.
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Open call: Dutch-French & French-Dutch translation workshop

5 sep 19In a joint effort to promote Dutch-language theatre texts in French-speaking regions, Dutch Performing Arts and Flanders Literature organise a translation workshop for contemporary theatre texts, in collaboration with Maison Antoine Vitez (Centre international de la traduction théâtrale) and La Chartreuse (Centre national des écritures du spectacle).
  • 14 Sep. → 04 Nov. '19Ghent, Belgium

    Dutch music at Flanders Festival Ghent 2019

    In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Flanders Festival Ghent (Gent Festival van Vlaanderen) organises an extensive Dutch programme featuring a host of Netherlands-based artists and groups. The Dutch performances take place from 14 September-4 October 2019 in Ghent, Belgium.
  • 18 Sep. → 28 Sep. '19Essen, Germany

    Theater Artemis at Ruhrtriennale

    Youth theatre company Theater Artemis will give 12 performances of their new production '(…..) - This piece doesn’t give a shit that its title is vague' at arts festival Ruhrtriennale. The company will perform from 18-28 September 2019 in Essen, Germany.
  • 20 Sep. → 29 Sep. '19Moscow, Russia

    Dutch theatre for young audiences at Gavroche 2019

    Dutch theatre for young audiences returns once more at international festival Gavroche with the support of Dutch Performing Arts. After having programmed a number of Dutch productions in 2013, the festival will present another 11 Dutch youth theatre productions during its 13th edition.
  • 25 Sep. → 28 Sep. '19Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    12 Points goes Dutch

    Festival 12 Point is coming to Amsterdam. The showcase event for emerging and innovative jazz musicians from Europe takes place from 25-28 September 2019 at the BIMHUIS in Amsterdam. Part of a collaboration between Dutch Performing Arts, 12 Points and the BIMHUIS, the 13th edition features a satellite programme (titled 'Orange Line') with Netherlands-based artists and an international visitors' programme.