A programme by Performing Arts Fund NL to promote Dutch music, theatre and dance abroad.
27 Nov. '19

Want to join the Dutch delegation going to TPAM Yokohama? Send us your proposal



Thanapol Virulhakul | The Retreat, at TPAM 2019. Photo: Hideto Maezawa
Are you a (representative of a) Netherlands-based maker in the field of theatre or dance, and thinking about going to TPAM (Performing Arts Meeting Yokohama) 2020 in Yokohama? Then you could get a contribution for your visit.
Dutch Performing Arts organises a Dutch focus programme at TPAM (Performing Arts Meeting), one of the most influential performing arts platforms in Asia. The 2020 edition takes place from 8-16 February 2020 in Yokohama, Japan. Over 700 performing arts professionals from 40 countries visit the influential event. Over the course of nine days, more than 50 artists / companies present over 200 performances. TPAM also presents over 300 meetings, discussions and seminars.

We're now accepting proposals from (representatives of) Netherlands-based artists who want to promote, do research and/or network for their theatre or dance company.

What we can offer
As part of a collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tokyo, Dutch Performing Arts can offer five professionals a contribution of € 1.500 per person for costs of travel and accommodation. Dutch Performing Arts will also cover the delegation's registration costs for TPAM.

Applications
Deadline for applications is 6 January 2020.
To apply: please write a short motivation (max. 1 A4), in which you elaborate on the goals of your visit to TPAM and possible results;
Motivation letters can be sent by email to Anja Krans via a.krans@dutchperformingarts.nl.

Criteria
You can apply if you:
live in the Netherlands and work in the Dutch professional theatre or dance scene;
can demonstrate/ elaborate on your company's experience in and strategy to presenting your work in Japan or Asia.

Please note that applicants are only eligible for a contribution for their costs if they visit Yokohama solely for the purpose(s) mentioned above, and will be travelling between 8-16 February 2020, and stay for at least five days.
reference
tpam.or.jp