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    Open call for Dutch playwrights: international scriptwriting incubator

    …in Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK), the Embassy of the Netherlands in South Africa, DutchCulture and the Netherlands Film Fund. The project not only focuses on creative skills and new scripts for theatre and short films, but also encourages a cultural exchange between the Netherlands and South Africa. Theme: the other / die ander / de ander The theme for the first Tekstmarkt is the other …
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    Four Netherlands-based theatremakers in PerformLab exchange programme Turkey

    … performing artists from a wide range of disciplines who have an interest in performance and interdisciplinary work. Selected artists At the invitation of Productiehuis TR four Netherlands-based theatremakers will be taking part in the exchange programme in Istanbul: Cherish Menzo Benjamin Kahn Khadija El Kharraz Alami Samara Hersch Through an open call an additional group of nine artist…
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    World Theatre Day 2021: Message by Helen Mirren

    …ing and moving ways to communicate, thanks of course in large part to the internet. Human beings have told each other stories for as long as they have been on the planet. The beautiful culture of theatre will live for as long as we stay here. The creative urge of writers, designers, dancers, singers, actors, musicians, directors, will never be suffocated and in the very near future will fl…
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    Kennedy Center brings Dutch theatre and dance to young U.S. audiences through Virtual Field Trips

    …well as cultural exchange and partnerships with renowned US-based presenters and organisations. What's on? During 2019 and 2020, Never Grow Up! has been presenting Dutch film, literature, (music) theatre and dance that caters to young audiences and their families at events and venues such as Brooklyn Academy of Music, Kennedy Center, New York International Children's Film Festival and Brooklyn…
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    Meet the Dutch groups selected for the China (Beijing) Performing Arts Expo 2020

    Through an open call CPAX and Dutch Performing Arts selected NUMBER shows for the online showcase. The open call was primarily aimed at physical theatre, contemporary dance and contemporary circus shows for both children and adults, but was also open to other types of shows. CPAX has created an Online Exhibition Hall on one of China's leading streaming platforms Youku, where both domestic and i…
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    Open call: apply now to showcase at the online China (Beijing) Performing Arts Expo 2020

    Together with CPAX, Dutch Performing Arts will select up to eight shows for the showcase. We are primarily looking for physical theatre, contemporary dance and contemporary circus shows for both children and adults, but we are also open to other types of shows. Showcase your work at the Online Exhibition Hall China (Beijing) Performing Arts Expo (CPAX) is an international performing arts indu…
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    Call for performances: Hakawy International Arts Festival For Children 2021

    Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children brings together a wide range of performances from all over the world geared to young audiences. The performances are presented over the course of ten days, with the goal to educate and entertain Egyptian children and their families through arts and culture. Submissions The festival invites artists and companies to submit their performance for th…
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    For artists: Apply now for Gwacheon Festival's off-programme

    Gwacheon Festival is one of the leading street art festivals in Korea, presenting theatre, dance, visual arts and music in public spaces. Every year the festival programme features around 20 Korean companies and 10 international companies, and welcomes over 100,000 visitors. Gwacheon Festival is looking for Dutch companies who want to showcase their work in public spaces and participate in the …
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    Professionals' programmes for dance and (music) theatre presenters in 2020

    We're pleased to share a first overview of this year's programmes in the fields of dance and (music) theatre. Pop Arts Festival - 15-26 April 2020, Amsterdam Professionals' programme: dates to be announced International festival that presents a wide range of puppet and object theatre from the Netherlands and abroad, organised by Theater Bellevue, Theater De Krakeling, De Brakke Grond and Fei…
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    Open call: Delegates programme Hakawy International Arts Festival For Children

    …gates can expect: 11 international performances for young audiences, including a Dutch focus and an American focus programme; an Egyptian focus programme. A great opportunity to discover Egyptian theatre for young audiences; talks, masterclasses and workshops. Check out the festival line-up here. Registration Deadline for registration is 16 January 2020. Register through this form. Im…
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    Dutch-language theatre texts take the stage in France

    After a successful collaboration in Austria earlier this year, Dutch Performing Arts, Flanders Arts Institute and Flanders Literature join forces again to promote Dutch-language theatre texts abroad. Now targeting French-speaking regions, the Dutch and Flemish organisations partner up with Maison Antoine Vitez, a Paris-based organisation for the translation of theatre texts. In 2020 they present t…
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    Three Dutch-language theatre texts at La Chartreuse

    …the public during public rehearsals or events involving residents and other guest artists — especially in July, in collaboration with the renowned Festival d'Avignon. Readings of Dutch-language theatre texts On 21 July two works translated from Dutch and Flemish, on the themes of social inequality and violence againt women, will be read. The readings are part of La Chartreuse's Rencontre(s)…
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    Dutch music theatre and dance at THINK BIG! 2021

    Through performances and participatory events THINK BIG! brings dance and music theatre to schools, public spaces and theatres. The Dutch performances are part of the festival's 8th edition and international programme. Dutch companies Nicole Beutler Projects / DOX - 'Role Model' (12+) dance 30 June 2021 at 11:00 & 19:00, Schauburg 1 July 2021 at 10:00 & 18.00, Schauburg Oorkaan / Cello Oc…
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    Contemporary Dutch and Flemish theatre texts at DramatikerInnenfestival 2021

    Just like in 2019, the festival works together with Dutch Performing Arts, Flanders Arts Institute and Flanders Literature to present theatre texts from the Netherlands and Flanders. This year a number of Dutch and Flemish theatre professionals also take part in the festival's professionals' programme. Programme In a so-called 'Textgarten' the audience can discover texts through (audio) insta…
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    O. 2021 professionals' programme

    Because of the current pandemic, O. has decided to postpone their live edition in Rotterdam until 23-29 August 2021. In the meantime the festival will organise an online programme for international presenters. The online professionals' programme features presentations, artist talks, speed dates, various online performances and previews, and a panel discussion on the theme In/Equality on the Digita…
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    French translation of Dutch-language theatre text presented at Festival Regards Croisés

    Festival Regards Croisés is an important gathering place for contemporary playwrights and features staged readings, round table discussions and workshops. The staged reading of the theatre text ‘Embrouilleurs!’ (‘Woestzoeker!’) will be followed by an interview with Flemish author Jan Sobrie and translator Esther Gouarné. The reading and interview will be streamed on 5 May 2021 at 20:…
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    Dutch keynote on art and young brains at IPAY Showcase in Place

    IPAY Showcase is a platform for theatre companies from all over the world that cater to young audiences. After having presented the Official Selection and performing arts for young audiences created by Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQIA+ folks, and the Disabled Community, the third and last part of Showcase in Place 2021 is themed Superbloom. This theme focuses on innovation, new creation…
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    Dutch dance and theatre at Istanbul Theatre Festival 2020

    Istanbul theatre Festival is an international event that brings together theatre and dance companies from Turkey and abroad. Every year the festival presents a selection of companies and artists that open up new horizons for both the audience and the art scene. Ivo van Hove receives Honorary Award Since 1997 Istanbul theatre Festival presents two Lifetime Achievement Awards to one local and o…
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    Dutch theatre for young audiences at Belfast Children's Festival

    …ldren aged 0-17 years and their families. Events take place both in and out of school time for schools, groups and families to attend. For its 22nd edition the festival presents a packed programme of theatre, visual art, music, dance, literature, workshops and talks, guaranteed to inspire joy, creativity and curiosity. Dutch focus The festival presents a Dutch focus programme with a total of …
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    Dutch performing arts for young audiences at IPAY 2020

    IPAY Showcase is a platform for theatre companies from all over the world that cater to young audiences in the US, and this year features two Dutch companies. After having supported eight Dutch theatre and youth dance companies at last year's IPAY Showcase, we're proud to announce the two companies that are part of this year's Off-IPAY Showcase. Dutch performances You can enjoy the following …