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Sep 29, 2014

Choreography that works behind a screen/backlighting

Hello, I need to create a choreographed piece that will be performed with a screen with back lighting. It needs to really emphasize poses quickly on

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Sep 23, 2014

COLOMBIA: Call for the International videodance contest (submission deadline 3rd october)

Read it in English here

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Sep 22, 2014

ESPAÑA: Convocatoria 6a edición Danza a Escena

Plazo de inscripción hasta el 13 de octubre.

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Sep 15, 2014

Contemporary Dance Festivals: the worldwide directory.

Find a list of contemporary dance festivals worldwide. Share or promote your dance festival.

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Sep 06, 2014

WARSAW: ZAWIROWANIAdance International Choreography Competition

From 17 . 11 . 2014 to 19 . 11 . 2014

Deadline to apply: 15 september 2014

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Sep 04, 2014

UNITED STATES: Bill T. Jones publishes new book, Story/Time

New book from Tony Award-winning dancer and choreographer Bill T. Jones captures the beauty and movement of dance in written form: STORY/TIME: The Life

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Sep 02, 2014

Brussels: apply for a residency (deadline october 1st 2014)

... at WORK SPACE BRUSSELS

Workspacebrussels is a Brussels based organisation that supports young artists through an intensive residency program, co-productions and coaching of emerging creations and research projects. ...

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Aug 31, 2014

ARGENTINA: Open call - Lodo festival (Application deadline 22nd September 2014)

LODO FESTIVAL: dance, theatre. performance.

At the Club Cultural Matienzo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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From 10th to 16th November 2014

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Aug 22, 2014

Architectural tips for designing a dance school

Hello, this is Pooja from Mumbai, India. I am currently studying in 4th year from Sir J.J. College of Architecture, Mumbai. I am a classical dancer so

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Aug 20, 2014

Which is the best country to study contemporary dance?

Hello, I am 18 years old and my dream is it to become a professional dancer. I will graduate in April next year, so therefore I need to start auditioning

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Aug 19, 2014

Dance on Camera 2015

Dance on Camera 2015

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Aug 18, 2014

BARCELONA: HOP 2014 (submission deadline September 14th)

Contest of Scenic Creation of Urban Dances

This performing arts contest is a platform of exhibition and meeting that seeks to promote and develop the differents styles of urban dances (Breakdance, Popping, Locking, Housedance, etc).

The choreographies have to be part of a researching process about the different languages of urban dances and the ways of performing them. Fusion is accepted too, with other disciplines such as contemporary, classical or traditional dance, circus, music, theater, visual and plastic arts, etc. The contests searches the renovation and the promotion of urban dances.

The contest aims to create a space where the artists can present their work and research about urban dances, while serving as access to the circuits of performing arts.

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Aug 13, 2014

MUMBAI: NAVDHARA INDIA INTERNATIONAL DANCE PROGRAM (start in October 7th 2014)

*NAVDHARA INDIA DANCE THEATRE* Artistic Director: Ashley Lobo Assistant Director/ Ballet Master: Yehuda Maor Program Director: Yuko Harada *NAVDHARA

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Aug 13, 2014

BROOKLYN: Open Call – Creative Residencies at Chez Bushwick

Application Due: Friday, August 29.

Open Call – Creative Residencies at Chez Bushwick

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Aug 10, 2014

Contemporary Dance History.

Contemporary dance history, including representative figures and aesthetical features of their choreographic production.

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Jul 29, 2014

BARCELONA: Guy Nader workshop (8 to 12th september 2014)

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Jul 28, 2014

DanceMaster: an iOS music player designed specifically for creating, rehearsing, and learning choreography.

DanceMaster App, Music player for choreographing

Jul 26, 2014

COLOMBIA: "Impronta en sus ojos" by Elsa Valbuena



Impronta en sus ojos, es una iniciativa del Ministerio de Cultura de Colombia en el marco de su Plan Nacional de Danza 'Para un país que baila' y en alianza en esta edición con la Secretaría de Cultura de la Alcaldía de Medellín.


El estreno de "Impronta en sus ojos" es el 13, 14 y 15 de agosto, a las 8 pm, en el Teatro Pablo Tobón Uribe (Carrera 40 No. 51-24) de Medellín. La entrada es gratuita pero te recomendamos reservar tu silla enviando tu nombre y fecha de asistencia a: improntadanza@gmail.co. También puedes llegar directamente al teatro sin reservar.

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Jul 19, 2014

Release Technique: a training method for contemporary dance.

The expression ‘ Release technique ’ within the field of dance refers to a training and/or studying method that aims to reeducate or enhance motricity, as its most general goal.

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Jul 06, 2014

Call to Artists! Chop Shop: Bodies of Work 2015 (Deadline for submission: August 30th, 2014)

A CALL TO ARTISTS For Participation In CHOP SHOP: BODIES OF WORK, 2015 A Contemporary Dance Festival to be presented February 14 & 15, 2015 at Meydenbauer

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Jul 04, 2014

MOVING BODIES BUTOH FESTIVAL (Italy Ireland Scotland)

Moving Bodies as a international touring festival will create a rare opportunity for performing arts professionals and students to work with Japanese

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Jul 01, 2014

New contemporary danceshort by Simon Baucks & Crew:


Inmotion from Simon Baucks on Vimeo.

Jun 26, 2014

PARIS: stage BMC et danse du 7 au 11 juillet de 10 à 13h à Micadanses‏


Stage BMC et Danse a Paris

Jun 15, 2014

"The Art of Arctic Destruction" - The Dying Swan


Jun 12, 2014

LITHUANIA: AURA Dance Theatre is looking for dancers.

Requirements: modern dance technique basics, improvisational skills. We offer: - Performances in Lithuania, various European and other foreign countries,

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Jun 08, 2014

The Feldenkrais Method.

The Feldenkrais method is a system of ideas and physical exercises that aim to increase awareness through movement. Learn about it and find related links on this page.

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Jun 01, 2014

Dance Websites.

Directory of dance websites. Includes blogs, journals, forums, institutional sites and other types of contemporary dance related websites.

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May 19, 2014

BERLIN: CALL FOR APPLICATION 24TH TANZTAGE BERLIN 2015 (deadline 1st August 2014)

Find everything here:

Tanztage Berlin 2015

May 18, 2014

Dance Teaching.

Contemporary dance teaching advises and ideas. Includes a structure to organize the content of a class and links to related pages.

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May 12, 2014

TOKYO: Japanese flamenco bailaora and Spanish butoh dancer meet on stage

Switched roles you may say. Fabulae brings together on stage a Japanese flamenco bailaora and a Spanish butoh dancer. She's drawn by curiosity, first,

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