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Choreographic Residencies, Opportunities, & Funding: Current listings for the US, Latin America, Europe, & Asia: Fertile Ground, Emerging Choreographer Series, and Gross Family Foundation Choreographer & Composer Award, NYC, USA; CultureLAB, AUSTRALIA; Vue sur la Relève Festival Open Call, CANADA; Solo -Tanz -Theater Festival and Noverre Young Ballet Choreographers Open Call, GERMANY; Play Practice  Residency, INDIA; Saison Project Support, JAPAN; Pedvale Artist-in-Residency, LATVIA; Space Clarence Mews Residency, UK, and more…



New Works & Events: New Yvonne Rainier, Dwight Rhoden, Desmond Richardson, Christopher Rudd, Felice Lesser, Kyle Abraham, and Jamar Roberts in the USA; Ulduz Ahmadzadeh in Austria; Johan Inger and Jan Martens in Belgium; Wayne McGregor in Canada; Alan Lucien Øyen, Marcos Morau and Béatrice Massin in France; Fei Bo in Finland; Gray Veredon in Poland; Mats Ek in the UK, and more...


Choreographic Competitions: Linkage International Choreographic Competition (BULGARIA)




New Movies: Crystal Pite: Angels’ Atlas, a feature-length documentary film directed by Chelsea McMullan with choreography by Crystal Pite (2022)


New Books: Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20th Century, by Jennifer Homans, Random House, 2022








ARIZONA: Company choreographers are invited to apply for the Wickenburg Residency with the opportunity to pursue new projects, mount work, or collaborate with other artists, free from everyday pressures. These residencies are intended for chamber dance companies. Previous dance companies have included American Ballet Theatre II and Northwest Dance Theatre. Residencies are up to three weeks, and the average number of artists in residence at a time ranges between one and five. Application is open to US artists. Rolling deadlineVisit:


GEORGIA: The Department of Dance at Kennesaw State University invites two nationally emerging or mid-career choreographers to apply for a four-week residency to create two world premieres on the KSU Dance Company. The resident choreographers receive a $5,000 honorarium. Housing, travel, and per diem are included. Apply by October 30, 2022Visit:


MARYLAND: USArtists International supports performances by U.S. artists at cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S.-based artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music, and theater. Apply by November 30, 2022, for projects taking place between March 15, 2023, and March 14, 2024. March 29, 2023, for projects taking place between July 1, 2023, and June 30, 2024. Visit:


MASSACHUSETTS: National Dance Project (NDP) Travel Fund provides monetary assistance for US-based presenters, curatorial staff, and residency directors to connect in person to explore the feasibility of presenting NDP-funded works. Rolling deadlineVisit:


MICHIGAN: Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival calls for submissions in the live performance, live youth performance, alternative spaces live performance, screendance, and movement installation categories.  Apply by October 16, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: Emerging Choreographer Series is a free, fully curated, two-month residency-style crash course in self-producing that includes a space grant, career development consultations, and performance opportunities providing up-and-coming choreographers with the tools to create, develop and premiere a new work. The program is co-presented by Mare Nostrum Elements and LaGuardia Performing Arts Center. Apply by October 16, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: Here Artist Residency Program provides a commission, development support, career planning, and full production to hybrid artists, all within a collaborative environment of peers working across disparate art forms. HARP provides significant long-term support, as well as up to $50,000 in cash and more than $75,000 in equipment, space, and services over 2-3 years to tailor each residency to each artist’s individual needs. Apply by February 1, 2023Visit:


NEW YORK: The Shubert Foundation supports not-for-profit professional dance companies in the United States. The Shubert Foundation awards unrestricted grants for general operating support rather than funding for specific projects. Apply by October 18, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: New York Foundation for Arts is accepting applications from non-profit dance organizations and individual artists for projects focusing on public benefit. Emerging Organizations must be incorporated or in the process of incorporating as a nonprofit at the state level. There are four deadlines to apply each year: March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31. Visit:


NEW YORK: Fertile Ground is a non-curated showcase for emerging and/or established artists produced with full production values. This series offers an excellent opportunity for participants to share new and developing work and receive informative feedback in a supportive environment. Applications are accepted on an ongoing, first-come, first-served basis until the performance dates are full. Visit:


NEW YORK: The Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation awards prizes biennially to a choreographer and composer for the best original dance with original music that has had its premiere performance within the previous 2 years of each award date. The next Gross Family prize will be given in 2023 for works performed in 2020, 2021, and 2022. Apply by December 31, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: The Mark DeGarmo Dance Salon Performance Series accepts applications for a unique opportunity to view and engage with original performing arts and dance works-in-progress of DeGarmo and guest artists. Rolling deadlineVisit:


PENNSYLVANIA: Opine Dance Film Festival is an annual event that celebrates dance filmmakers locally, nationally, and internationally who are creating meaningful work. The festival is interested in short dance films that speak to wider themes of identity, defying conventions, crossing borders, and pushing boundaries. Apply by November 11, 2022. Visit:






AUSTRALIA: Arts House’s CultureLAB is a creative development program that supports independent artists, collectives, and small-medium organizations to generate new work. CultureLAB is one of the pathways through which Arts House commissions work for the presentation seasons. Apply by October 20, 2022Visit:


BRAZIL: Casa Na Ilha Art Residency Program is based in a colonial house on the Island of Ilhabela, Brazil. The residency program is an initiative to provide a space to encourage creativity and the exchange of ideas among artists from different disciplines. Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basisVisit:


CANADA: The Final Tuning dance residency provides two choreographers or dance companies with the time, space, and resources to advance an already developed work to the next stage. The selected companies will receive access to a Banff Centre dance studio for 3 weeks and an opportunity to present a 60-minute work or work-in-progress to the public. The residency will take place between February 6 – 25, 2023. Apply by November 9, 2022Visit:


CANADA: The Vue sur la Relève Festival is now seeking emerging Canadian artists aged 40 and under to form the program of its 27th edition. Selected artists will have the opportunity to present a work in a paid, professional context especially designed for up-and-coming artists, and that doesn’t take the form of a competition. Apply by October 31, 2022. Visit:


EUROPE/ONLINE: ArtUniverse offers a choreographic course that prepares directors for the performance production with performers by equipping students with the tools and skills necessary to build strong mise-en-scene, blocking, composition, and movement directing. The central topic is an exploration of ways to create choreography and movement in the performance. ArtUniverse Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. The next program starts in September & October 2022. Rolling Admission. Visit:


FINLAND: TelepART Mobility Support promotes opportunities for Finland-based performing artists to travel and perform internationally. It is an easy and quick micro-funding format aimed at emerging and semi-established professional artists and young academics. The grant is intended for travel and accommodation costs up to €1,000, and the funding decision will be made within two weeks from the application. Open deadline. Visit:


FRANCE: The International dance festival in Blois, France, in June/July 2023 is looking for 5 dance companies/choreographers. All dance techniques are welcome. Both emerging and established companies/choreographers can apply. Apply by December 15, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: Dance-techAIR at Lake Studios Berlin is accepting applications for its residency program, which offers international interdisciplinary movement and media artists the possibility to live and make art in a peaceful, artist-run, working, living, and performance space in Berlin. Rolling deadline. Visit:


GERMANY: The Franco-German Cultural Fund supports cultural and artistic projects in third countries. The German Foreign Office administers the fund in concert with the Goethe-Institut and Institut français. Apply by October 21, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: The International Coproduction Fund, established in 2016, funds coproductions worldwide that grow out of collaborative and dialogue-based working processes in the fields of music, dance, theatre, and performance art. The fund promotes innovative productions, international cultural exchange, and new approaches to intercultural collaboration and networking. Apply by November 7, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: Noverre Young Choreographers will take place on January 21& 22, 2023. Anyone interested in participating can send their resume with contact information and videos/photos. Apply by October 9, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: Application for the 27. Internationales Solo -Tanz -Theater Festival Stuttgart 2023 Competition for contemporary choreographers and young dancers is now open. The choreographies should be developed like a contemporary and genuine movement language. The dancers must be at least 18 years old and not more than 30 years old. Apply by November 11, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: Choreographers up to age 40 are invited to apply for a Guest Programme for Young Foreign Theatre People conducted by Goethe-Institut, Munich, and the Federal Republic of Germany Centre of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). Grant recipients will be taken in by theatres in Germany to become familiar with production conditions and the conception and rehearsal process of at least one production. Acceptance of applications is ongoing. Visit:


GREECE: The Mudhouse Residency is designed to provide a cultural immersion. Mudhouse Residency 2023 is accepting applications for the 2023 residency season. Apply by November 15, 2022. The application process is free and open to all.  Visit:


INDIA: Play Practice Residency organizes an apprenticeship program for the 7th time focusing on movement research and development as well as physical training from various teachers from Bangalore as well as international teachers. Apply by October 20, 2022. Visit:


INDIA: Omaggio Performing Company Goa is accepting applications for its residency program. Submissions will be accepted throughout the year. Visit:


JAPAN: Saison Cultural Fund is now accepting applications from overseas artists for its International Projects Support Program. The program offers grants and/or priority use of space at Morishita Studio in Tokyo for international theater and dance collaboration projects with not-for-profit contemporary Japanese performing artists and/or companies, including creative workshops and rehearsals held during the working process. Apply by October 6, 2022Visit:


LATVIA: The International Artist Residency Pedvale is now accepting applications from performance artists for a month-long residency program dedicated to the victory of light over darkness. The residency will take place from December 5, 2022, to January 2, 2023. Apply by October 16, 2022. Visit:


NEW ZEALAND: The Asia New Zealand Foundation supports New Zealand professional arts companies, events, and organizations to deliver projects that will grow New Zealanders’ awareness and knowledge of Asian arts. Apply by October 17, 2022. Visit:


SPAIN: Choreolab Europe is a collaborative artistic research platform for dance and choreography, where advanced and professional dancers, dancing choreographers, and dance students can participate. The program takes place from April 3-6, 2023. Apply by February 1, 2023. Visit:


UK: The British Council’s Connections Through Culture grants are for artists, professionals, organizations, and researchers from the UK and Southeast Asia for collaboration or research projects. The grants can be used to support the development of projects with artistic expression that result in collaborative activities. Apply by October 16, 2022. Visit:


UK: Established in 2011, Central’s MA Choreography course is designed for professional choreographers who wish to develop their choreographic profile and professional skills. Applications for the January 2023 intake are now open. The program uses a rolling admissions system where the application will remain open for the next intake until all places have been filled. Visit:


UK: Studio Wayne McGregor offers FreeSpace, major artist development and community engagement program that will support artists to explore innovation in new directions, form an artists’ incubation and innovation community, and provide inspiring learning opportunities led by professional practicing artists to thousands of participants each year. Visit:


UK: Space Clarence Mews in London is offering a residency program that is ideal for artists/companies/collectives working within and across all performance disciplines to push the boundaries of their own process and practice within a mutually supportive context. Both emerging and established artists/companies are welcome to apply. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Visit:









ILLINOIS: The Joffrey begins its 2022–2023 season with a mixed program that includes works by Joffrey icon and co-founder Gerald Arpino, choreographer Liam Scarlett, and choreographer Chanel DaSilva, creator of the Joffrey world premiere Swing Low. The world premiere will take place on October 12, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet’s Rhoden and Richardson have curated an eclectic offering featuring the world premiere of Rhoden's newest work, Endgame. Set to an original soundscape of manipulated rhythms, string patterns, and voices, the work conjures a world that we recognize today, juxtaposed against one that is not yet a reality. The performance will occur at Joyce Theater between November 22-27, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: Felice Lesser’s now work Trap will have its world premiere on December 1, 2022, at New York Live Arts. This multi-media work with dance, a full-length script, video, and interactive technology, takes place in the near future after the earth is destroyed, and a rogue A.I. transports a group of dancers as slaves to a seemingly uninhabited planet. Visit:


NEW YORK: This new dance-theater work from global artist Stefanie Batten Bland is an excavation of self and country, created in textiles, skin tones, labor, land, humor, and moving bodies. Performed by an extraordinary cast of five, the work’s rich storytelling offers a visceral journey toward wholeness, connecting people and places through an unfolding time continuum. The New York Premiere will take place at BAM on November 1, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: World Premiere by Christopher Rudd, created on an all-Black cast of ABT dancers, aims to highlight, amplify, and celebrate Black creative voices. Set to music from Carlos Simon, with costumes by Carly Cushine, Lifted will inspire, captivate, and mesmerize audiences. The performances will take place between October 27- 29, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: Hellzapoppin by American luminary Yvonne Rainer is a riveting work for nine performers that reflects on America’s ongoing reckoning with systemic racism. The performance will take place between October 5-8, 2022, at New York Live Arts. Visit:


NEW YORK: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will present a repertory chosen by Artistic Director Robert Battle. The program includes works by Twyla Tharp and Paul Taylor and new works by Kyle Abraham and Jamar Roberts that find reservoirs of love and resilience in our complicated lives and times. The performance will take place between November 30-December 24, 2022. Visit:


WYOMING: PNB will present Crystal Pite’s The SeasonsCanon. The program also includes a world premiere by Complexions Contemporary Ballet Dwight Rhoden and George Balanchine’s musically-modeled Duo Concertant. The world premiere will take place on November 4, 2022. Visit:







AUSTRALIA: DanceX is a three-part festival conceived and curated by The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David Hallberg that will showcase the depth, range, and diversity of the nation’s dance community. The festival includes brand new commissions, Australian premieres and excerpts from some of the most popular dance works of the last year. The festival will take place between October 29-November 1, 2022. Visit:


 AUSTRIA: World Premiere of ATASH, choreographed by Ulduz Ahmadzadeh, will take place on October 13, 2022. The contemporary dance company focuses on unexplored, under-represented, and in some places, forbidden movement material and odd rhythmic patterns of Pre-Islamic, Middle Eastern cultural heritage. Visit:


AUSTRIA: In Eastman, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, together with visual artist Hans Op de Beeck, fashion designer Jan-Jan Van Essche and lutenist Floris de Rycker, investigates their common background. Each using their own artistic signature, these four contemporary “Flemish masters” probe the deeper levels of their flat country and travel back in time from the present into the past. The Austrian premiere will take place on October 7, 2022. Visit:


AUSTRIA: At the Vienna State Opera, the premiere season is with Martin Schläpfer’s world premiere of the classic Sleeping Beauty ballet. Following his successful choreographic interpretation of Swan Lake with Ballett am Rhein in 2018, Schläpfer now takes on a second of Tchaikovsky’s three major ballets. The premiere will take place on October 24, 2022Visit:


BELGIUM: Choreographers Johan Inger and Jan Martens both present a performance about time, accompanied by intimate piano and harpsichord music. The performance will take place between September 23- November 26, 2022. Watch:


CANADA: Wayne McGregor has joined forces with one of the world’s greatest living writers, Margaret Atwood, to create a thrilling new ballet triptych for The National Ballet of Canada. MADDADDAM is based on Atwood’s acclaimed novel trilogy, Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood, and MaddAddam, and features original music from contemporary composer Max Richter. The world premiere will take place on November 23, 2022. Watch:


CANADA: A new double bill by UK-based Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, with two contrasting pieces. The evening begins with Clowns, a sarcastic nod to our ever-growing indifference to violence. As an antidote, The Fix aims to bring a tender, fragile energy to the stage. Performed by his dancers and accompanied by the sounds of a Schechter-composed score, Double Murder hopes to explore painful truths and delve into our deepest emotions. The performance will take place on October 21&22, 2022 at The Vancouver PlayhouseWatch:


CANADA: The Chutzpah! Festival returns with a lineup of performances on November 3-24, 2022. The festival will present the world premiere of Ne.Sans Opera & Dances Hourglass, Ballet BC resident artist and choreographer/artistic director Alexis Fletcher and Arash Khakpour’s new work. Visit:


CANADA: Every two years in Montreal, Cinars has been organizing one of the most important international showcases and networking events. During one week, 170 shows from Quebec, elsewhere in Canada, and abroad grace the stages while workshops and networking events. The 20th edition will take place from November 7 - 12, 2022. Visit:


FRANCE: Invited for the first time to create a work for the Paris Opera Ballet, choreographer, director, and filmmaker Alan Lucien Øyen develops a scenario in which truth and illusion intertwine in the course of a production that plays with our perceptions. The performance will take place until October 13, 2022. Watch:


FINLAND: Fei Bo is a rising star of Asian contemporary dance. His choreographies have been widely noticed in both Asia and Europe. In the world premiere at the Finnish National Ballet, Fei Bo doesn’t want to draw lines between different cultures. Instead, he sees dance as a fusion that, in today’s globalized world, can incorporate various cultural elements. The triple bill program also includes works by Akram Kham and Justin Peck. The performances will take place until October 22, 2022. Visit:


FRANCE: Ballet de l’Opéra National du Rhin presents The Pied Piper by Béatrice Massin. Throughout her career, Béatrice Massin has developed her own inimitable choreographic approach, juxtaposing the Baroque style and contemporary dance. In this newly devised piece aimed at spectators of all ages, she transforms the medieval legend of the Pied Piper of Hamelin popularized by the Brothers Grimm into an otherworldly fable that celebrates the power music holds over the world and our imagination. The performance will take place until October 12, 2022. Visit:


FRANCE: Choreographer Marcos Morau takes a bold re-interpretation where Sleeping Beauty becomes an allegory of our relationship with time. The visual universe of the Catalan choreographer revisits the sleep of the princess in a bold and unbridled procession. Ballet de l’Opéra de Lyon’s Sleeping Beauty will have its world premiere on November 15, 2022Visit:


FRANCE: We should never have walked on the moon by La Horde is performed with around forty performers, including several stunt performers, a group of amateurs, thirty vocalists, and a DJ; the ensemble triggers an intense effervescence and offers a galvanizing poetic conquest in public spaces. The performance will take place between October 27 - November 4, 2022, at Théâtre National de Chaillot. Visit:


GERMANY: Staatsballett Hannover presents a world premiere ballet by Marco Goecke, who combines the sensuality of the body in motion with an empathetic contemplation of human life and coexistence in his new creation. The premiere will take place on October 21, 2022Visit:


GERMANY: The British associate choreographer of the Semperoper Ballett, David Dawson, will now present his fourth full-length ballet with Romeo and Juliet. In Dawson’s vision, this is a world of jarring contrasts oscillating between order and chaos, between tenderness and strength–where the power of dance illuminates the tragedy and beauty of the story. World Premiere will take place on November 5, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: In collaboration with euro-scene Leipzig, the Leipzig Ballet showcases two creations by the great dancer and choreographer Maguy Marin. The evening is rounded off by a new creation by ballet director and chief choreographer Mario Schröder. The premiere will take place on November 13, 2022. Visit:


JAPAN: Kyoto Experiment Fringe will take place from October 1-23, 2022. The festival aims to present innovative new works and collaboration between dance and other art forms.  Visit:


JAPAN: Kyoto Dance Film Weeks will take place online between October 3-15, 2022. Dance films selected by Dance and Media Japan will be screened at The side, an art gallery run by dancer Megumi Horiuchi. Visit:


NETHERLANDS: Now here, Now always, a triple bill evoking a virtuosity of expression from the dancers of NDT 2, features work by long-time NDT collaborators Marco Goecke and Alexander Ekman, and a new voice to the company Andrew Skeels. The premiere will take place on October 27, 2022. Visit:


NORWAY: The CODA Oslo International Dance Festival is turning 20 this year, and the festival will feature three diverse contemporary dance works by four choreographers from both Norway and abroad. The performances will take place on October 14 & 15, 2022. Visit:


POLAND: The premiere of ballet Casanova in the choreography of Gray Veredon with Antoni Vivaldi music will take place on October 22, 2022 in the frame of XXVI International Lodz Ballet Festival. Visit:


POLAND: In Grand Theatre, on October 28, 2022, will take place the premiere of the dance theatre Swans, created in cooperation with dancers who are blind, partially sighted, and who use alternative motor skills. The performance is inspired by classical Swan lake and is the dialog with the langue of classical dance. The choreographer of the project is Tobiasz BergVisit:


POLAND: The 26th edition of the Crossroads Festival will take place in Warsaw until October 8, 2022. The festival will present innovative works by artists working on the border of performing and visual arts. Visit:


POLAND: 21st Body / Mind - International Festival of Dance and Performance will be held on October 10-15, 2022, in Warsaw. The program includes four Poland premieres. Artists from Brazil, Portugal, Ukraine, and Poland will perform. Visit:


POLAND: The XXVI International Lodz Ballet festival will take place between October 7-23, 2022. The program includes works by Sasha Waltz & Guests, Hervé Koubi, and Nederlands Dans Theater. Visit:,54,1683


SWEDEN: Skånes Dansteater’s new double-bill Franzén/Nuutinen welcomes you to a multisensory experience. Two new creations by two acclaimed Nordic choreographers, Helena Franzén and Johanna Nuutinen. The world premiere will take place on October 27, 2022. Visit:


SWEDEN: Maria Naidu´s My Own Fukase is opening at Inkonst in Malmö on November 25-26, 2022. This interdisciplinary work is inspired by the complex artistry of the Japanese photographer Masahisa FukaseVisit:


SWEDEN: Fly Wherever You Want are developing at Unga Operan at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm. It's directed by Charlotte Engelkes, with the premiere on October 8, 2022. In this new production, the audience will hear Bizet, Offenbach, Mozart, Rossini, Wagner, Purcell, and Verdi in new, unexpected contexts. Visit:


SWEDEN: On October 28, 2022,  Johanssons pelargoner och dans premieres their new site-specific and participatory performance at the City Library in Uppsala. The audience – children and young people between the ages of 10-15 will participate in the performance by following instructions in headphones and moving around in the library environment. Visit:


SWEDEN: Helena Franzén has a world premiere of Once A Whisper for Skånes Dansteater on October 27,  2022. The piece is a tribute to nature and its inner life. Helena's world of the movement consists of and is built up of different physical landscapes. Visit:


UK: Jasmin Vardimon’s newest creation is a re-imagining of the ground-breaking classic Alice in Wonderland and promises a sensory feast of arresting images, powerful performers, and striking kinetic scenery. The performances will take place at Sadler’s Wells on October 28&29, 2022. Watch:


UK: Renowned choreographer Mats Ek will choreograph a new version of The Rite of Spring, his first creation for the English National Ballet. The new work will be performed alongside Take Five Blues by English National Ballet’s Associate Choreographer, Stina Quagebeur, and William Forsythe’s Blake Works I.  The performance will take place at Sadler’s Wells on November 9-12, 2022. Visit:


UK: Bruno Beltrão, celebrated Brazilian choreographer, brings his new work to London. It’s hip hop, but not as you expect. Beltrão has revolutionized the genre, deconstructing the dance form as he grapples with the changing politics of his native Brazil. The world premiere will take place at Sadler’s Wells on November 22, 2022. Visit:


UK: Flamenco innovator Israel Galván returns with a new show weaving Flamenco with Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite Of Spring. UK Premiere will take place at Sadler’s Wells on November 25, 2022. Visit:


UK: Birmingham Royal Ballet’s autumn triple bill celebrates the marriage of music and movement. UK and world premieres and rarely seen work in this unmissable mixed program curated by Carlos Acosta. The performance will take place until October 21, 2022Visit:


UK: Crystal Pite returns to the Royal Opera House, transforming her critically acclaimed ballet Flight Pattern into a full-length world premiere. The performance will take place between October 19 - November 4, 2022. Visit:


UK: Under the artistic guidance of Ben Duke (Co-Founder and Artistic Director, Lost Dog) the young choreographers will be creating an ambitious evening of new works at the Sadler’s Wells stage. The Young Associates is collaborating with a team of young creatives from various art forms, giving a platform to a new generation of artistic voices. The world premiere will take place on October 26, 2022. Visit:







BULGARIA: The Linkage International Choreographic Competition is for young choreographers to present their contemporary dance solos or duets with a duration between 5 and 13 minutes. The competition will take place between October 28-31, 2022. Apply by September 5, 2022. Visit:




If you could download your mind onto a computer chip and exist outside of your body, would you? Alexander Whitley takes us on a deep dive into his upcoming work Anti Body, which looks at the relationship between body and technology. Set to an electrifying score by composer Hannah Peel and music producer Kincaid, this piece uses a live motion capture system to explore where the boundaries between self and other, human presence and digital pattern, become increasingly hard to define.  Find out more:


Video Trailer:


and Whitley’s commentary:



CINEMA ON CHOREOGRAPHY & CHOREOGRAPHERS: Crystal Pite: Angels’ Atlas, a feature-length documentary film, directed by Chelsea McMullan with choreography by Crystal Pite (2022),  produced by The National Ballet of Canada and Visitor Media, in association with documentary Channel. Hope Muir, Joan and Jerry Lozinski Artistic Director, and Barry Hughson, Executive Director, are pleased to announce that the National Ballet of Canada and Visitor Media, in association with documentary Channel, will present a feature-length documentary film showcasing Angels’ Atlas, Crystal Pite’s breathtaking ballet that was created for the company in 2020. The film Crystal Pite: Angels’ Atlas will have its world premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival on October 2, 2022. The film will make its Toronto premiere at "Fall For Dance North" on October 4, 2022, at 7:30 pm at Meridian Hall. The film will air on the documentary Channel later this fall.


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BOOKS ON CHOREOGRAPHY & CHOREOGRAPHERS:  Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20th Century, by Jennifer Homans, Random House, 2022. Based on a decade of unprecedented research, the first major biography of George Balan-chine—a broad-canvas portrait set against the backdrop of the tumultuous century that shaped the man The New York Times called “the Shakespeare of dancing”—from Jennifer Homans, the bestselling author of Apollo’s AngelsLink:













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