A programme by Performing Arts Fund NL to promote Dutch music, theatre and dance abroad.

professionals' programmes

Dutch Performing Arts partners with distinguished Dutch festivals for the organisation of professionals' programmes.

At the invitation of the organising festival, international presenters take part in a tailor-made programme. They will experience (new) Dutch work, meet Netherlands-based artists and companies, and attend pitch sessions and networking events.


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7 Aug. → 10 Aug. '19's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands

Theaterfestival Boulevard 2019 visitors' programme

In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts and Flanders Arts Institute, Theaterfestival Boulevard invites theatre professionals to its international professionals' programme titled Highlights From the Lowlands. The international professionals' programme takes place from 7-10 August 2019 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.
20 Jun. → 23 Jun. '19Terschelling, the Netherlands

Oerol 2019 visitors' programme

In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, landscape arts festival Oerol organises an international professionals' programme. The international professionals' programme runs from 20-23 June 2019 on the island of Terschelling, the Netherlands.
30 May. → 2 Jun. '19Amsterdam, the Netherlands

DAS Theatre visitors' programme

In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, DAS Theatre organises an international professionals' programme that presents exciting fresh works to international theatre presenters.
17 May. → 26 May. '19Rotterdam, the Netherlands

Operadagen Rotterdam / Operation Music Theatre 2019

Operadagen Rotterdam organises a professionals' programme, supported by Dutch Performing Arts.
16 May. → 25 May. '19Utrecht, the Netherlands

SPRING 2019 visitors' programme

In close collaboration Dutch Performing Arts, performing arts festival SPRING organises a professionals' programme for international theatre and dance professionals. The festival runs from 16-25 May 2019 in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
6 Sep. → 8 Sep. '18Antwerp, Belgium

TheaterFestival Antwerp 2018 visitors' programme

Are you a performing arts professional (programmer, curator, dramaturge...) with a clear interest in Dutch and Flemish work and willing to stay for a three-day programme?
2 Aug. → 12 Aug. '18‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Theaterfestival Boulevard 2018 visitors' programme

From 2-12 August Theaterfestival Boulevard ‘s-Hertogenbosch (the Netherlands) presents a range of theatre, dance, music (theatre), street theatre and interdisciplinary productions.
20 Jul. → 22 Jul. '18Hilversum

Wonderfeel Festival Visitors' Programme

From 20 to 22 July the Wonderfeel classical music festival is being staged in the midst of nature close to Hilversum.
11 Jun. → 17 Jun. '18Leeuwarden

ISPA Congress Leeuwarden

The 102nd edition of the ISPA congress will be in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. Leeuwarden-Friesland 2018 will host the congress. Dutch Performing Arts and Performing Arts Fund NL are financially supporting this edition.
24 May. → 26 May. '18Utrecht, the Netherlands

Spring Performing Arts Festival 2018

In close collaboration with Spring Performing Arts Festival, Dutch Performing Arts organises a special visitors programme for international professionals.
22 May. → 24 May. '18Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Operadagen Rotterdam / Operatie Muziektheater 2018

Operadagen Rotterdam organises a professionals programme, supported by Dutch Performing Arts.
2 May. → 6 May. '18Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Circusstad Festival

The spectacle of the circus, the creativity of the theatre, the beauty of dance and live music that draws you in: you will find all this at Circusstad Festival.
17 Apr. → 22 Apr. '18De Krakeling, Theater Bellevue, Brakke Grond, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Pop Arts Festival 2018

From 17 April until 22 April, the 8th edition of Pop Arts will take place in Theater Bellevue, Jeugdtheater De Krakeling, and De Brakke Grond.
9 Aug. → 12 Aug. '17‘s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands)

International professionals program Theaterfestival Boulevard ‘s-Hertogenbosch

During eleven days in August Theaterfestival Boulevard ‘s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands) presents a range of theater, dance, music (theater) and interdisciplinary productions. The organisation of the festival invites, in cooperation with Dutch Performing Arts, a number of international professionals to come and visit the festival in between the 9th and the 12th of August 2017.
19 May. → 21 May. '17Utrecht, The Netherlands

Highlights from the Lowlands @ SPRING 2017

SPRING Performing Arts Festival organises a programme for international performing arts programmers in co-operation with Dutch Performing Arts and Kunstenpunt/Flanders Arts Institute.
12 May. → 21 May. '17Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Operadagen Rotterdam / Operatie Muziektheater 2017

Operadagen Rotterdam organises a professionals programme, supported by Dutch Performing Arts.
25 Aug. → 28 Aug. '16Antwerp, Belgium

Highlights from the Lowlands

Flanders Arts Institute, Theaterfestival Flanders and Dutch Performing Arts are joining forces in organising an international professionals' programme for programmers during the next Theaterfestival to be held in Antwerp (BE).
11 Jul. → 31 Jul. '16Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

HOBRA - artistic residence Netherlands-Brasil

In the period leading up to the Olympic Games, the Dutch cultural programme HOBRA will be held in Rio de Janeiro from 11 to 31 July. Ten Dutch and ten Brazilian artists and other creative professionals will form teams of 2. Each duo will create a new work within three weeks. The results will be presented to the Brazilian and international public during a large-scale concluding event.
20 May. → 29 May. '16Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Operadagen Rotterdam / Music Theatre NOW 2016

Operadagen Rotterdam is an international festival with a focus on new developments in opera and music theatre.
19 May. → 28 May. '16Utrecht, the Netherlands

SPRING 2016

In close collaboration with SPRING, Dutch Performing Arts organises a special professionals' programme for international professionals. The theme of the programme is Aesthetics and Activism.
14 Apr. → 17 Apr. '16Amsterdam, The Netherlands

IETM Amsterdam 2016

'Live arts in Digital times' will be the main theme of the next IETM Spring Plenary Meeting in Amsterdam, 14-17 April 2016.
14 Apr. → 24 Apr. '16Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Pop Arts Festival 2016

From 14 April until 24 April, the seventh edition of Pop Arts will take place in Theater Bellevue, Jeugdtheater De Krakeling, Ostade A’dam, De Brakke Grond and at several outdoor locations. For two weeks the festival offers a full programme with over 30 performances from the Netherlands and abroad.
3 Sep. → 13 Sep. '15Amsterdam, The Netherlands

TF Jong 2015

TF Jong is the youth edition of the Dutch Theatre Festival. TF Jong shows a selection of the best performances from past season.
22 May. → 31 May. '15Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Operadagen Rotterdam / Operatie Muziektheater 2015

Operadagen Rotterdam is an international festival with a focus on new developments in opera and music theatre.
21 May. → 30 May. '15Utrecht, The Netherlands

SPRING Festival 2015

SPRING displays the most recent developments and crossovers in the performing arts. The work is innovative, contemporary and daring.
5 Sep. → 7 Sep. '14Antwerp & Amsterdam

Moving Meetings Theatre 2014

Moving Meetings Theatre is a special visitors’ programme for presenters from all over the world, offering a selection of the most interesting companies and theatre artists from the Netherlands and Flanders.

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