• 21 June

    Open call Aerowaves for young choreographers

    Aerowaves is a network of 33 partners from 17 European countries, aiming to connect new audiences with young choreographers and brand new dance. Each year, during an intensive weekend, the partners select 20 promising choreographers to present, if possible, at the Spring Forward Festival.
    Registration can take place until 12 September, 2017 at www.aerowaves.org
  • 24 May

    Apply for ISPA's Dutch Fellowship Programme 2019

    The Netherlands Fellowship Program provides access to ISPA's extensive international network of arts professionals to three mid-career leaders from the Netherlands' performing arts community.
  • 24 May

    Open Call Music Theatre Now 2018

    The Music Theatre Committee in International Theatre Institute invites makers of operas of all shapes and sizes, which were professionally produced in the past three years, to submit their works.
  • 9 April

    Open Call Seoul Street Arts Festival

    Seoul Street Arts Festival has an Open Call for its OFF programs.
  • 4 April

    Upcoming visitors programmes

    Dutch Performing Arts will continue its organisation of visitors programmes around and with some of the most important Dutch festivals in 2018, to highlight the huge variety of Dutch performers and companies.
  • 28 March

    Dutch contribution to the Prague Quadrennial

    Platform-Scenography is pleased to announce that the Netherlands will be represented by Julian Hetzel’s performance installation SELF at the Prague Quadrennial 2019.
  • 21 March

    Open Call Theatre503 Playwriting award

    The 2018 Theatre503 Playwriting Award is now open for entries until 31 March 2018. Theatre503 supports debut and emerging writers.
  • 19 March

    Open call for Pitch Session at 18th CINARS Biennale

    CINARS offers a unique opportunity to display a work in progress in front of presenters, artists and agents taking part in the CINARS Biennale in Montreal from 12-17 November, 2018.
  • 19 March

    Open Call Operation Music Theatre 2018

    The enrolment for Operation Music Theatre 2018 is open! Would you like to present your newest project to international bookers? This is your chance.
  • 5 March

    For artists: apply now to showcase at IPAY 2019

    Performing artists can now apply to perform at the International Performing Arts for Youth Showcase Festival 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • 13 February

    Open Call SICK! Festival Commissions

    In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, SICK! Festival is offering two commissions of €4,500 for early- to mid-career artists based in the Netherlands.
  • 13 February

    Pitch New Works ISPA Congress Leeuwarden

    The International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) is now accepting applications for Pitch New Works, a forum for creators and presenters to promote their new performing arts projects that are in development, or that have recently premiered.
  • 1 February

    Going Dutch: jazz from the Netherlands 2018

    Dutch Performing Arts commissioned the Jazz Promotion Network (JPN) to coordinate the focus programme Going Dutch in 2017 and 2018 to support Dutch jazz musicians and/or groups to perform and tour in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
  • 1 February

    Open Call International Showcase PAMS 2018

    Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS) has an Open Call for an international showcase programme. PAMS takes place in October 2018.
  • 29 January

    Residencies at PACT Zollverein: Urban Frictions

    PACT Zollverein is offering a residency programme for the development and realisation of projects and productions, which is open to professional artists from both Germany and abroad working in the fields of dance, performance and media art.
  • 25 January

    Open Call Segni New Generations Festival 2018

    Segni New Generations Festival is looking for theatre companies and artists who wish to participate at their festival. Segni New Generations Festival is based in Manua, Italy, and is an international art event for children and young people.
  • 22 January

    Open Call Tbilisi International Voice Competition

    The Tbilisi International Voice Competition will be held in Tbilisi from April 30 to May 5 2018. The Competition is open to women between the ages 21 and 30 men between the ages 22 and 32. See below more information on the competition, on members of the jury, and the conditions and application form.
  • 28 December

    Open call for artists: AltoFest Napoli 2018

    AltoFest is looking for artists in the performing arts field for AltoFest 2018. AltoFest is an international festival of performing arts and trans-disciplinary interventions. The next edition will run 4-8 July, 2018 in Naples.
  • 21 December

    Open call for Dutch Projects for Prague Quadrennial 2019

    This call is open for Dutch entries, information is in Dutch.Platform-Scenography nodigt scenografen, ontwerpers, kunstenaars, dramaturgen uit om te reageren op de Open Oproep Escaping the Bubble. Het betreft de Nederlandse inzending voor de Praagse Quadriennale in 2019.
  • 14 December

    Open call for research programme Die Originale

    “Die Originale” (The Originals): a circus project from 28 March to 8 April, offers a seven-day-long workshop followed by a public presentation. Ten researchers from different fields – including circus, film, theatre and music – will be joined by an interdisciplinary group of artists to explore the theme of the circle.
  • 13 December

    Call for showcase inJazz 2018

    The 12th edition of inJazz will take place on June 28 and 29, 2018 in Rotterdam. InJazz is the biggest 
Dutch jazz network event and presents the talent of tomorrow for an audience of programmers, journalists, managers and record label representatives.
  • 6 December

    Call for projects Danse Elargie

    It's getting close to the application deadline of the international competition Danse Elargie. Apply as soon as possible directly on the Danse Elargie website before the 31st December 2017.
  • 30 November

    Dutch Performing Arts activities over 2017 in retrospect

    We are almost reaching the end of 2017. Let’s have a quick look back at this year full of great opportunities for Dutch performing artists to present themselves at international festivals, conferences and other key events.
  • 30 November

    Internationalisation opportunities for composers and ensembles

    Earlier this year, Dutch Performing Arts commissioned Nieuw Geneco, the Dutch professional association for composers, to explore the opportunities for Dutch composers and ensembles abroad. Nieuw Geneco subsequently dispatched delegates to the ISCM World Music Days in Vancouver and the Donaueschinger Musiktage in Germany to scout out opportunities for internationalisation and investigate the relevance of these events.
  • 6 November

    Residencies at PACT Zollverein: 2/2018

    From mid August to December 2018 PACT Zollverein is offering a residency programme for the development and realisation of projects and productions, which is open to professional artists from both Germany and abroad working in the fields of dance, performance and media art. Residencies are planned individually and include a working space and local accommodation as well as financial support in the form of a weekly grant allowance and travel costs. By arrangement and subject to requirement, PACT Zollverein also offers its residents technical support.
  • 19 October

    IETM Brussels Plenary Meeting 2017

    We live in an age of confusion. Some political circles nourish our suspicion against the “other”, some incite our aversion to the neoliberal status-quo. What is populism – ideology, movement or simply a style? How can we, in the art sector, counter populist hysteria and break down this black-and-white palette of political colouring?
  • 12 October

    For artists: open call for Babel Med Music 2018

    Artists can apply now to showcase at Babel Med Music 2018.
  • 25 September

    Open Call LUCKY TRIMMER

    For its 26th edition, held at the Sophiensaele theatre in the heart of Berlin-Mitte, LUCKY TRIMMER is seeking original short pieces. Deadline for this open call is 15 November 2017.
  • 14 September

    Call for performances ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering China

    The International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (ASSITEJ) will organize the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering China 2018 during 15-25 August 2018 in Beijing, China. For the 8th edition of this Children’s Theatre Festival, the organization calls on artists in the performing arts scene to submit proposals for the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2018.
  • 11 September

    Upcoming deadlines Tanzmesse

    The Internationale tanzmesse nrw hosts the largest professional gathering dedicated exclusively to contemporary dance.
  • 11 September

    Assitej representing Dutch Performing Arts abroad

    Dutch Performing Arts has commissioned Assitej NL to represent the Dutch performing arts for children at nine different theatre and dance festivals across Europe, in 2017 and 2018.
  • 11 September

    Nieuw Geneco researches opportunities abroad

    This fall, the Dutch member association of Dutch composers Nieuw Geneco will visit Donaueschinger Musiktage in Germany and the ISCM World New Music Days, taking place in Canada this year. These visits are financially supported by Dutch Performing Arts. The aim is to research opportunities and stimulate interest for Dutch composers, and to strengthen the international network.
  • 1 September

    Open call Van Doesburghuis Paris

    The Dutch cultural funds - Perfoming Arts Fund NL, Mondriaan Fund, Creative Industries Fund NL, Film Fund, and Dutch Foundation for Literature*, offer a joint residency in the Van Doesburg house in Meudon-Val-Fleury, Paris, in the next three years (2018-2020). Makers and mediators working in the disciplines of visual arts, creative industries, performing arts and film are invited to submit a proposal.
  • 28 August

    Call for Submissions: Projects for China

    The Chinese company Grand Boat Culture is currently seeking: Shows for a young audience (3 to 9 years old) in theatre, dance, music and multidisciplinary arts Exhibits and interactive activities for a young audience and their families
  • 17 August

    Call for proposals for Classical:NEXT 2018

    The call for proposals for Classical:NEXT 2018 is now open! Once again, they are asking classical and art music musicians, ensembles, speakers, project leaders and more, to submit their future thinking ideas to shape the programme for next year.
  • 27 July

    For artists: Open call for artistic exchange programme TRANSFER INTERNATIONAL

    The open call by NRW KULTURsekretariat aims at artists and institutions from its member cities who want to collaborate with artists, cultural practitioners, institutions and/or organisations in Belgium and the Netherlands or the other way around.
  • 26 July

    Registration for the 22nd International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival is open

    The 22nd International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival will take place from 15-18 March 2018 in Stuttgart (Germany). Young dancers and contemporary choreographers can apply here with their latest productions. Deadline to apply is 12 November 2017, 12 am (midnight).
  • 20 July

    For musicians and bands: apply now to showcase at SXSW Music 2018

    Apply now for the opportunity to perform at the 2018 SXSW Music Festival, March 12-18, and gain access to an audience of industry professionals, international media and new fans. The final deadline to apply is October 20, 2017.
  • 13 July

    Call for proposals for 2018 KKNK programme

    All presenters, producers and artists are invited to submit proposals for possible inclusion on the programme of the 2018 Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK). The 24th KKNK takes place in Oudtshoorn, South Africa, from 29 March to 4 April 2018.
  • 4 July

    High French honour for Hans van Manen

    The French Ministry of Culture has conferred the distinction of Commandeur des Arts et Lettres on Hans van Manen, resident choreographer with Dutch National Ballet. Hans van Manen is the first Dutch performing artist to receive the highest possible state distinction in the field of art and letters in France.
  • 3 July

    International Open Call New Orleans 2018

    Musicians, theatre makers, visual artists, filmmakers, writers and researchers are encouraged to apply for a 1 to 3 month 2018 residency in New Orleans before July 15th.
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