- 30 Jan. '19
Recap: Dutch TYA at IPAY Showcase 2019What better place to showcase some of the finest Dutch performing arts for young audiences than IPAY Showcase? Dutch Performing Arts proudly powered the participation of eight theatre and dance companies from the Netherlands, who presented their productions for ages 2+ at the international conference in Philadelphia.Dutch Performing Arts was present at IPAY Showcase from 15-19 January 2019 together with representatives of companies Het Nationale Theater/NTjong, Theater Terra, Meneer Monster, Theatergroep Kwatta, Maas Theater & Dance, Simone de Jong Company, plan d-/Andreas Denk, and De Dansers.
The Dutch performances were supported by Dutch Performing Arts, the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York and Assitej Netherlands, in collaboration with DutchCulture. The programme was part of Never Grow Up!, a year-long focus in the United States on Dutch film, literature and performing arts for young audiences.
Check out our recap of Showcase 2019.Captured in front one of the city's many colourful murals, happy faces of De Dansers after they touched down in Philadelphia. The company gave a full-length performance of their show 'Pokon'.On our first night of Dutch artistry we met up with old and new friends and partners at the Dutch Performing Arts Toast.Ready for liftoff! Here's NTjong, moments before pitching their show 'Robot XS' to a full house of theatre professionals. Followed by Theater Terra and their show 'The Little Mermaid' and Meneer Monster and their show 'The Robbers'.Maas Theater & Dance brought a belly-laughs-inducing performance of 'EGG-tion Hero', featuring two guards watching over a priceless piece of art.Performers of plan d-/Andreas Denk rehearsing for their presentation of 'OW!', one of Showcase's official Show & Tell Spotlights with a 20-minutes excerpt from their show.Wonderfeej, fantasmol! A big round of applause from the audience for Theatergroep Kwatta after their performance of 'Jabberbabble'. After the performers left the stage, inquisitive audience members climbed on stage to admire the giant bird cage.Lots of fruitful conversations about possible tours and collaborations at our booth in the exhibit hall. Pictured here are representatives of Simone de Jong Company and Vanaf2 Agency (that handles bookings for both Simone de Jong Company and Meneer Monster).
- 14 Oct. '19Twelve Dutch theatre companies for young audiences presented their work at international festival Gavroche last month. With the support of Dutch Performing Arts the festival programmed an unprecendented number of Dutch productions for ages 2 and up.
- 10 Oct. '19Stückemarkt is looking for new forms of authorship and innovative theatre languages. Both authors and theatre collectives can apply in this international competition. Theatertreffen will take place from 1-17 May 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
- 3 Oct. '19Dutch youth culture is internationally renowned and Dutch artists are popular with young audiences worldwide. The strategies they employ may vary depending on the artist and discipline.
- 24 Sep. '19International network for playwrights: The Fence, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the United Kingdom, and Dutch Performing Arts are together collaborating on Boom!, a new project that explores the shared heritage of the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, while looking to the future.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
- 2 Sep. '19Want to participate in the IETM Rijeka Plenary Meeting 2019? Performing arts professionals who register before the early-bird deadline get a reduced participation fee. The Plenary Meeting takes place from 24-27 October 2019 in Rijeka, Croatia.
- 9 Aug. '19TPAM (Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama) invites performing artists to submit their performance or project for TPAM Fringe in Tokyo or Yokohama, Japan.
- 26 Jul. '19Submissions are now open for Off-IPAY Showcase 2020. IPAY Showcase 2020 takes place from 21-25 January 2020 in Philadelphia, the United States.
- 23 Jul. '19Dutch Performing Arts organises a Dutch focus programme at performing arts fair ChinaSPAF in Shanghai. We're now accepting proposals from Netherlands-based artists who want to pitch their work to an international audience of arts professionals.
- 19 Jul. '19The European Commission launches a pilot project to boost Europe's content industries through innovation, collaboration and new digital technologies. Professionals in the content industry are invited to submit their proposals.
- 4 Jul. '19The Performing Arts Market in Seoul (PAMS) invites performing arts professionals to send in their new project for PAMS Pitching. Selected projects will be presented on 8-10 October 2019 in Seoul, South Korea during PAMS 2019.
- 26 Jun. '19K3 | Tanzplan Hamburg invites choreographers to apply for their residency programme. The programme provides three eight-month residencies to choreographers who are currently at the beginning of their career and have produced some choreographic work of their own.
- 20 Jun. '19Just because summer is just around the corner, doesn't mean we're resting on our laurels. Another interesting selection of international visitors' programmes is coming up, hosted in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts.
- 17 Jun. '19Pieter Zeeman is to retire from his position as Dutch Performing Arts' programme director at the end of July.
- 6 Jun. '19Dance network Aerowaves invites talented emerging choreographers based in Europe to apply for the Aerowaves Twenty20.
- 30 May. '19The official programme’s call for submissions will open earlier than usual. CINARS Biennale will welcome submissions from September to the end of October 2019.
- 29 May. '19The internationale tanzmesse nrw welcomes proposals for its 2020 festival.
- 28 May. '19Dutch Performing Arts facilitated the classical and contemporary music scene at the Dutch Pavilion during Classical:NEXT 2019. You can now listen to the full podcast series by de Concertzender for interviews and concert registrations.
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