Dutch Performing Arts promotes Dutch music, theatre and dance on the international stage. The programme is powered by the Performing Arts Fund NL.
New three-year partnership with hcmf//music

New three-year partnership with hcmf//

Dutch Performing Arts and Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival announce a new three-year partnership. hcmf// is the UK’s largest international festival of new and experimental music. In the first year of the partnership the festival presents 10 concerts with Dutch musicians and composers.
Watch our interview with hcmf// Artistic Director Graham McKenzie and check out the Dutch lineup.


Showcase of Dutch youth theatre at IPAY 2019youth theatre + theatre

Showcase of Dutch youth theatre at IPAY 2019

In collaboration with ASSITEJ NL, Dutch Performing Arts organises a showcase of Dutch youth theatre at the IPAY Showcase 2019, taking place from 15-19 January 2019 in Philadelphia, the United States.
The Dutch showcase is the first in a series of activities in the United States, promoting Dutch film, literature and performing arts for youths — a joint effort of Dutch Performing Arts, ASSITEJ NL, the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York, Dutch Culture, the Dutch Foundation for Literature, the Netherlands Film Fund and EYE.


Italian premieres at Romaeuropayouth theatre + music + dance + theatre

Italian premieres at Romaeuropa

From 18 October-25 November Italian arts festival Romaeuropa presents the work of three Dutch companies/choreographers: 'The Dry Piece - XL Edition' by Keren Levi, 'Glimpse' by Oorkaan, and 'Grasland' by Usine à Neige — all Italian premieres.
This programme is made possible by Dutch Performing Arts and the Dutch embassy in Rome.


Visitors’ programme at Festival Jazz International Rotterdammusic

Visitors’ programme at Festival Jazz International Rotterdam

In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Festival Jazz International Rotterdam organises an international visitors' programme and sessions for Dutch professionals about the UK and Irish jazz scenes.
Want to see which international professionals will be attending? Have a look at our list of attendees.


Dutch dance focus at Gender Benderdance

Dutch dance focus at Gender Bender

International festival Gender Bender presents shows by Netherlands-based choreographers Shailesh Bahoran ('Ignite'), Guilherme Miotto ('Even Worse' and 'Warriors Foot') and Fernando Belfiore ('AL13FB<3'). The festival takes place in Bologna, Italy from 24 October-3 November.


Recap: Dutch delegation visits PAMSmusic + dance + theatre

Recap: Dutch delegation visits PAMS

Together with Dutch Performing Arts, a delegation of six Dutch dance and theatremakers travelled to South Korea in October to visit the Performing Arts Market in 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.
Delegates Karel van Laere, Job Rietveld and Jija Sohn made a photo report of their visit.


2019 Netherlands Fellowship participants

2019 Netherlands Fellowship participants

We’re pleased to announce the four new participants in the Netherlands Fellowship Programme.
The Netherlands Fellowship Programme is organised by the International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA) and made possible by Dutch Performing Arts / Performing Arts Fund NL.


Open Calls

Stückemarkt 2019 - Deadline 11 November
Artes Vivas International Call 2019 - Deadline 25 November

Dutch Performing Arts is a programme of
Performing Arts Fund NL

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