Dutch Performing Arts promotes Dutch music, theatre and dance on the international stage. The programme is powered by the Performing Arts Fund NL.
Tidal wave of Dutch youth arts in USyouth theatre + youth dance

Tidal wave of Dutch youth arts in US

Throughout 2019, Never Grow Up! brings an abundance of Dutch film, literature and performing arts for young audiences to the United States. A wide range of work from the Netherlands for young audiences will be presented at festivals, conferences and other platforms.
The programme is a joint effort of Dutch Performing Arts, the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York, Eye International, Netherlands Film Fund, Cinekid, Dutch Foundation for Literature, and DutchCulture.
Read more about Never Grow Up! and upcoming events.


New partnership with Rewiremusic

New partnership with Rewire

We’re proud to announce a new partnership with The Hague-based festival Rewire to introduce Dutch artists to international presenters. The annual, international festival for adventurous music takes place from 29-31 March 2019. Diamanda Dramm, Henry Vega & Jan-Willem Troost, Ensemble Klang, Haron and Jessica Sligter are just a few of the Netherlands-based artists performing at the festival.
Check out next year's lineup.


French premieres at BNMFESTmusic + dance

French premieres at BNMFEST

In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, multidisciplinary festival BNMFEST of Ballet National de Marseille presents a Dutch focus programme with work of Netherlands-based companies and choreographers — all French premieres. Held in Marseille, France until 21 December, the festival presents work of DIKKER + OOSTRIK, Arnoud Traa, ICK Amsterdam, Amos Ben-Tal, BNM & ICK, OFFprojects and the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra.


Recap: Dutch delegates visit CINARS & Mundial Montrealmusic

Recap: Dutch delegates visit CINARS & Mundial Montreal

In November, six Dutch delegates visited the CINARS Biennale and Mundial Montreal together with Dutch Performing Arts to promote and network for their music company.
Check out the photo report of delegate Joost Lijbaart.


Video: Going Dutch at ZomerJazzFietsTourmusic

Video: Going Dutch at ZomerJazzFietsTour

For a touch of summer in winter: tune in for a video of ZomerJazzFietsTour by Going Dutch. This summer, jazz promoters from the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland visited the jazz festival held at the countryside of Groningen, the Netherlands.


Last but not least

Last but not least

Happy holidays from team Dutch Performing Arts! Wishing you many astounding, inspiring and memorable encounters with performing arts from the Netherlands.

Open calls

Altofest 2019 - Deadline 3 January
Professionals' programme Assitej Artistic Gathering 2019 - Deadline 25 January

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