• 16 Nov. '15

    Participants ISPA's Dutch Fellowship Programme announced

    The International Society for the Performing Arts’ (ISPA) Dutch Fellowship Programme is providing three mid-career leaders from the Netherlands’ performing arts community access to ISPA’s extensive international network of arts professionals.
    After careful deliberation three applicants were selected to join the fellowship programme:
    -Tamar Brϋggemann, Managing Director, Holland Baroque
    -Malcolm Rock, Artistic Director, ODD Continent
    -Harmen van der Hoek, Business Manager, Club Guy & Roni

    This programme is financially supported by Dutch Performing Arts.

    Tamar Brϋggemann, Managing Director, Holland Baroque
    From 2001 to 2013 Tamar Brϋggemann (1981) worked in different departments for the Early Music Organization, famous for its Utrecht Early Music Festival. In 2013 she became the managing director of Holland Baroque, a young and creative international baroque orchestra based in the Netherlands. In her spare time, Tamar developed Wonderfeel, an outdoor festival for classical music built around the easy-going and audience-driven concept of pop festivals, which had its first edition in July 2015.

    Inspired by the latest developments in the performing arts, rethinking live classical music has become Tamar’s raison d’être. Her goal is to realize performances dissolving the boundaries between performers and audiences, generating an experience with minimum thresholds and without making any concessions to quality or integrity.

    Tamar holds a Master's degree in Language and Culture Studies from Utrecht University and has attended several Musicology courses at the Humboldt University in Berlin. In 2014 she was one of the global fellows of ISPA and a participant at the EFA Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Edinburgh.

    Malcolm Rock, Artistic Director, ODD Continent
    Malcolm Rock is a writer-director-producer of opera, dance and theatre. He’s artistic director of ODD Continent whose recent multidisciplinary project "Homebody" was a co-production with the Dutch National Ballet, North Netherlands Theatre and Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam. His forthcoming production "Morning Blossoms" is an operatic musical for singers, dancers and symphony orchestra.

    Malcolm was formerly resident assistant director at Melbourne Theatre Company, international director for Dansgroep Amsterdam and artistic director of Autonomous Productions. With long-time collaborator Remi Wörtmeyer he created work for The Australian Ballet and Dutch National Opera & Ballet. He produced award-winning protest theatre project “Trip en Masse” for performances in Kenya and at the National Performing Arts Centre Beijing.

    Malcolm was trained in puppetry by Spare Parts Theatre artistic director Peter Wilson and was assistant director to Simon Phillips (Love Never Dies, Priscilla Queen of the Desert). He was awarded a bursary prize from the International Foundation for Arts & Culture and a Nescafé Big Break for cultural entrepreneurialism. His arts writing has appeared in The Guardian, The Age and Time Out, among others.

    Harmen van der Hoek, Business Manager, Club Guy & Roni
    I work as a producer and advisor in cultural matters and have a Master of Arts specialized in Art Management at the University of Groningen. Currently I work as business manager at the international dance company Club Guy & Roni. With an output of more than 100 performances a year Club Guy & Roni is one of the more innovative companies for contemporary dance operating from the Netherlands. From 2017 on I will lead an unique interdisciplinary cooperation in the Dutch performing arts, between dance company Club Guy & Roni and theatre group NNT. This cooperation will innovate the Dutch landscape of performing arts by creating the first interdisciplinary ensemble of performers. I am also involved in organizing the cultural program of Leeuwarden European Capital of Culture in 2018.
  • 13 Dec. '18

    Open call Altofest 2019

    Altofest invites professional artists in the performing arts to send in their proposal for Altofest 2019.
  • 11 Dec. '18

    Open call Assitej Artistic Gathering 2019: professionals' programme

    Assitej welcomes proposals for the professionals' programme of Assitej Artistic Gathering in Kristiansand, Norway, from 2-7 September 2019.
  • 2 Nov. '18

    Open call jazzahead! showcase 2019

    Artists can now apply for the showcase of annual trade fair and showcase festival jazzahead! in Bremen, Germany.
  • 24 Oct. '18

    Recap: Dutch delegation visits PAMS in Seoul

    Together with Dutch Performing Arts a delegation of six Dutch dance and theatremakers travelled to Seoul in October to visit the Performing Arts Market Seoul (PAMS). They received a contribution from Dutch Performing Arts for their visit aimed at promoting, researching and/or networking for a Dutch theatre or dance company.
  • 23 Oct. '18

    Open call Stückemarkt 2019

    Stückemarkt is searching for work that goes beyond descriptions of a status quo, imagines possible futures and seeks new forms of artistic-activist interference.
  • 22 Oct. '18

    Open call Artes Vivas International 2019

    NAVE opens their Artes Vivas International Call 2019, aimed at artists interested in presenting creation and research projects within the field of 'Artes Vivas' ('living arts'), whether as individual, company or collective.
  • 15 Oct. '18

    2019 Netherlands Fellowship participants

    We’re pleased to announce the four new participants in the Netherlands Fellowship Programme.
  • 15 Oct. '18

    Open call: Dutch art consultant for Turkish youth play

    Amateur theatre group TED Ankara College Alumni Association Theatre Group is looking for a Dutch art consultant to assist in the production of a youth play based on a Dutch tale.
  • 18 Sep. '18

    Research on musical mobility in the Lowlands

    Dutch Performing Arts and Flanders Arts Institute took the initiative to closely investigate the musical mobility in the Lowlands: What opportunities are there for Belgian artists to perform in the Netherlands and vice versa? And what room or need is there for improvement?
  • 22 Aug. '18

    Call for proposals: Classical:NEXT 2019

    The call for proposals for Classical:NEXT 2019 is now open.
  • 21 Aug. '18

    Recap of inJazz 2018: Lingua Franca Ensemble

    In June this year Dutch Performing Arts commissioned a special Dutch World Stage at networking and showcase festival inJazz, in collaboration with World Music Forum NL. Four Dutch acts presented themselves to an audience of Dutch and international music lovers and presenters. How do they look back on their performance? And what does the future hold for them?
  • 14 Aug. '18

    For residents of Egypt, Morocco, Russia, and Turkey: Apply for ISPA´s Netherlands Fellowship Programme 2019

    Following our earlier call, ISPA offers an additional place in the Netherlands Fellowship Programme, supported by Dutch Performing Arts. The programme provides access to ISPA's extensive international network of arts professionals to mid-career leaders from the performing arts community. This call is open to residents of Egypt, Morocco, Russia, and Turkey.
  • 13 Aug. '18

    Recap of inJazz 2018: Tabanka

    In June this year Dutch Performing Arts commissioned a special Dutch World Stage at networking and showcase festival inJazz, in collaboration with World Music Forum NL. Four Dutch acts presented themselves to an audience of Dutch and international music lovers and presenters. How do they look back on their performance? And what does the future hold for them?
  • 9 Aug. '18

    Call for applications: International exchange hosted by ASSITEJ Germany

    ASSITEJ Germany invites every ASSITEJ centre to nominate one director from their country to take part in Directors in TYA – An International Exchange.
  • 8 Aug. '18

    Thinking about going to PAMS 2018?

    Are you a Netherlands-based maker in field of theatre or dance, or (artistic) director/ representative of a Dutch theatre or dance company, and thinking about going to Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS) 2018? Then you could get a contribution for your visit.
  • 2 Aug. '18

    Recap of inJazz 2018: Shishani & Namibian Tales

    In June this year Dutch Performing Arts commissioned a special Dutch World Stage at networking and showcase festival inJazz, in collaboration with World Music Forum NL. Four Dutch acts presented themselves to an audience of Dutch and international music lovers and presenters. How do they look back on their performance? And what does the future hold for them?
  • 31 Jul. '18

    Open call for poductions: ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering 2019

    ASSITEJ Norway and the Sand festival are on a worldwide search for interesting productions for a young audience. They're hosting next year's ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering in Kristiansand, Norway on 2-7 September 2019.
  • 27 Jul. '18

    Invitation to K-PAP 2019

    ASSITEJ invites 15 performing arts professionals (such as artistic directors, presenters and promoters) to K-PAP 2019.
  • 20 Jul. '18

    Summer update Going Dutch: Jazz from the Netherlands

    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. Check out our overview of upcoming gigs.
  • 13 Jul. '18

    Open calls for international activities in Iran 2018-2019

    The Dramatic Arts Center of Iran (DAC) organises three international theatre festivals in different genres over the period of 2018-2019. Theatre managers and representatives are invited to submit performances.
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