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Choreographic Residencies, Opportunities, & Funding: Current listings for the US, Latin America, Europe, & Asia:  Princess Grace Award Nominations, WestFest Dance Festival, and Jazz Choreography Enterprises, NYC; Choreography Fellows At Jacob’s Pillow, MA; Ballet’s Choreographic Fellowship, PA, USA; danceWEB, Austria: ATLAS, Australia; Creative Europe Opens Call, EU; Unplugged Dance, Greece; IDEA Open Call, Jordan; FIDCDMX Open Call, Mexico, PRISMA Open Call, Panama; ChoreoLab, Spain; Tanzplattform Bern, Switzerland, etc.


New Works & Events: New Justin Peck, Michelle Doarnce, Kyle Abraham, and Jamar Roberts in NYC; Festival of Nine New Works at San Francisco Ballet, CA;  John Neumeier in Germany; Noverre Young Choregeorhy in Germany David Dawson in the Netherlands. Alexander Ekman in Sweden; Yokoyama International Arts Meeting in Japan, etc.  


Choreographic Competitions: Hanover International Choreography Competition (GERMANY)


Trending: Hong Kong Ballet debuts Cyberpunk Ballet as NFT collection


New Movies: Spirited, choreographed by Chloe Arnold, & Piece Of My Heart


New Books: Icons and Instincts: Choreographing and Directing Entertainment's Biggest Stars, by by Vincent Paterson with Amy Tofte









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. The application is open to US artists. Rolling deadlineVisit:


CALIFORNIA: The National Choreographers Initiative (NCI) is accepting applications for its 2023 NCI Showing. The National Choreographers Initiative was developed to promote the creation and production of professional dance. It is also an opportunity to engage outstanding choreographers from around the United States in the creative process. Apply by January 13, 2023. Visit:


CALIFORNIA: Young Choreographers Project in Los Angeles is accepting applications for Dance Choreography for Teens 2023. A one-of-a-kind choreography and mentoring program where dancers of all levels and backgrounds take a deep dive into creativity, self-expression, and community. Apply by December 2, 2022. Visit:


MASSACHUSETTS: Choreography Fellows Program by The School At Jacob’s Pillow is led by Program Directors Dianne McIntyre and Risa Steinberg between August 22 – August 31, 2023. The program is fully process-oriented, with no expectations of an end product or public showing. Apply by January 23, 2023, for the Priority deadline and February 27, 2023, for the Regular deadline. Visit:


MASSACHUSETTS: Jacobs Pillow is accepting applications for evening-length performances on the Henry J. Leir outdoor stage for the 2023 season (formerly known as the Inside/Out Series). Express your interest and stay in touch by completing emailing 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: Rootstock 22 announced an open call for a creative residency opportunity for movement and dance artists. Artists will have 7 – 14 days to explore their proposed project in a creative residency. Each of the resident artists (with a maximum of 4 artists) will receive a $500.00 stipend during the residency. Apply by December 18, 2022. Visit:


NEW JERSEY: Morven Museum & Garden is seeking a diverse range of New Jersey-based choreographers & companies to present dance works as a part of Morven Moves, an inaugural informal outdoor performance in our expansive backyard garden on May 21, 2023. Apply by January 2, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: BAC Performance Showcase supports performing artists in NYC. There will be two shows taking place at the Balance Arts Center on February 25&26, 2023. Apply by December 16, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: Norte Maar announces a call for choreographers for its 10th annual season of CounterPointe: new work by women choreographers and their collaborations with women artists. Performances are March 24-26, 2023, at The Mark O'Donnell Theater at the Entertainment Community Fund in Brooklyn. Apply by December 10, 2022Visit:


NEW YORK: This year's live WestFest Dance Festival will present the works of emerging and established movement artists through two distinct programs: a traditional theater setting at the Martha Graham Studio Theater and a site-specific program showing a variety of unconventional and unique approaches to dance and space within the historic Westbeth Artists' Residence buildings. Apply by January 9, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: The NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship 2023 cycle is now open.  It is a $8,000 unrestricted cash grant available to artists living in New York State and/or one of the Indian Nations located therein. Apply by January 25, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: The 2023 Queens Arts Fund (Arts Access Grant and New Work Grant) is now accepting applications. Queens Arts Fund (QAF) offers project-based grants to Queens-based artists, artist collectives, and small non-profit organizations to support the local production of the artwork and cultural programs that highlight, engage, and bolster the diverse communities of the Queens borough. Apply by January 5, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: The Princess Grace Foundation-USA is dedicated to upholding the legacy of Her Serene Highness Princess Grace of Monaco (née Grace Kelly). The award supports and elevates extraordinary early career artists in theater, dance and film through game-changing grants; and nurtures and supports Princess Grace Award winners throughout their careers. Applications open on January 14, 2023. Apply by February 15, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: An American nonprofit with a program in Italy, applications for the Bogliasco Foundation is now open for residencies during the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters. Apply by March 1, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: Jazz Choreography Enterprises is seeking original finished works of jazz-classic, early jazz (e.g., Charleston, swing), musical theater, Latin jazz, or contemporary jazz. Apply by January 3, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: Dance Omi is accepting applications from choreographers for its 2023 residency program, which offers artists the vital resources of space, time, and other artists with whom to create. Lodging, meals, and studio space on Art Omi’s beautiful 200-acre campus in the Hudson Valley are provided at no cost to the residents. Apply by January 2, 2023. The dates for the 2023 Residency are July 20 - August 7, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: WAXworks is a non-curated showcase open to new and seasoned artists. Applications are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis in choreography, theater, music, poetry, comedy, juggling, acrobatics, monologues, performance art, or any other form that can be performed on stage. There is no audition process. 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: 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 is accepting 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:


NORTH CAROLINA: The Choreographic Development Residency is a 5-week program to foster the development of new work by emerging choreographers of exceptional promise. Through this initiative, UNCSA School of Dance looks to deepen its mission of developing original works, supporting artists, and giving back to the broader community. Applications for the 2023 season will open in January. Visit:


NORTH CAROLINA: American Dance Festival (ADF) is calling for applications for its dance-on-camera initiative Movies by Movers, a bi-annual festival dedicated to the celebration of the conversation between the body and the camera. Applicants are invited to share in the collaboration between the ephemeral art of live movement and the perpetual nature of the film. Apply by March 1, 2023. Visit:


ON LINE: TCI is an independent festival that showcases contemporary dance on-screen works from around the world. As digital technology has made filmmaking means increasingly more accessible to independent producers, so has the genre of dance film exploded in popularity and variety. TCI aims to present novel approaches to how the ever-evolving cinematic medium can use dance or how contemporary choreographers and performers can use image capture to further the discourse of this artistic crossover. Apply by July 14, 2023. Visit:


PENNSYLVANIABalletX Choreographic Fellowship unites one emerging artist each season with a distinguished choreographer who serves as a mentor as they both create World Premieres on the BalletX dancers. Apply by March 10, 2023. Visit:


WASHINGTON, DC: Applications for the Local Dance Commissioning Project at Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage are now open. The project supports the local dance community by nurturing the creation of new dance work and presenting that new work to a wide audience via the free daily performance series. Apply by December 2, 2022. Visit:


WYOMING: Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) Dance Film Festival was born from an explosion of digital and dance creativity during the pandemic that stretched our art form in ways never experienced before. Apply by December 5, 2022. Visit






AUSTRALIA: Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia may apply for the Cultural Trust, which encourages excellence and supports a vibrant world-class arts scene in Australia. The Cultural Trust offers grants up to $10,000 to assist emerging and early-career artists of exceptional talent to take on professional development opportunities, usually overseas. Apply by January 10, 2023. Visit:


AUSTRALIA: QL2 Dance offers curated residencies both to young people (up to age 26) and older artists. Curated residencies provide theater or studio space without charge and may also include other support. Write to Artistic Director Ruth Osborne to apply. Visit:


AUSTRALIA: Create NSW’s Arts and Cultural Funding Program provides funding opportunities for arts and cultural organizations, professional artists, and arts/cultural workers across a wide range of art forms and disciplines. Apply by February 6, 2023Visit:


AUSTRIA: Culture Moves Europe connects artists, creators, and cultural professionals from the countries participating in the Creative Europe program. The program offers mobility, which is particularly focused on emerging artists. Culture Moves Europe has a budget of €21 million between 2022 and 2025. This allows around 7 000 artists, creators, and cultural professionals to go abroad for professional development, international collaborations, and much more. Rolling deadline. Visit:


AUSTRIA: ATLAS is a five-week training program that offers young artists with first choreographic experience and mid-career artists a dynamic environment for their personal and artistic development. It aims to meet two key needs: to have a studio available for research and piece development and to gain new input through individual workshop programs, visits of international productions and exchanges with artists from 100 countries and within the group. Apply by February 15, 2023. Visit:


AUSTRIA: danceWEB offers up-and-coming dancers and choreographers from all over the world five weeks of further training in contemporary dance and performance as part of ImPulsTanz every year. The project includes over 200 workshops and research projects, up to 100 performances, artistic mentoring from the maker and performer Clara Furey, and a unique platform that brings together international students, choreographers, companies, journalists, producers, teachers, and visitors in Vienna. Apply by December 15, 2022Visit:


BELGIUM: Workspacebrussels offers a residency program with offers free workspace for research, exchange, and creation in the performing arts. Apply by January 8, 2023, for residencies between August 21, 2023 - July 12, 2024. Visit:


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: 12MM, by Scotiabank Dance Centre, aims to foster experimentation and the development of a choreographic idea or work-in-progress from the initial stages through to the first public encounter. Artists have access to support and feedback from the facilitators, the opportunity to share the work with their peers in the program, and participate in community dialogues with audiences at public showings. Apply by January 25, 2023Visit:


CANADA: Reboot: Micro-Grants by Scotiabank Dance Centre helps artists (maximum 2 per month) improve skills and create work with small grants of up to $500. It may be used for activities such as hiring collaborators (mentors, musicians, videographers, photographers), subsidizing project research/production, renting studios at Scotiabank Dance Centre, equipment rental, professional development, etc. Apply by the end of the month prior to the project. Rolling deadline. Visit:


EUROPE: Creative Europe Opens Call will support projects to carry out a broad spectrum of activities and initiatives involving artists and stakeholders active in different cultural and creative sectors. Apply by February 23, 2023. Visit:


EUROPE/ONLINE: ArtUniverse offers a choreographic course that prepares the director 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 of the application. Open deadline. Visit:


FRANCE: Festival Chorégraphique International de Blois is calling for applications for pieces of 15-20 minutes maximum. Seven companies will be selected. The festival offers performances, short film screenings, and master classes. Selected companies will have the opportunity to present their work during two evenings at the Scène Nationale La Halle aux Grains, participate in a gala evening, and give master classes. The Festival covers travel, lodging, and remuneration for the artists. 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: 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: Unplugged Dance is looking forward to meeting a new team of collaborators for the second expanded edition of the program, which will take place between July 31- September 24, 2023. The program is focused in approaching qualities such as exploration of the soma (body) as perceived from within, observation, care, acceptance, self-reflection, non-goal orientation, non-hurry, and non-interventionism through different paths related to dance. Apply by December 7, 2022. Visit:


GREECE: The 10th International Dance and Performing Arts Festival of Akropoditi DanceFest 2023 aims to reintroduce the island of Syros, mainly through public and open spaces, utilizing places and landscapes and performing in as many as possible, both familiar and unexplored places of the island.  The festival seeks inspired, imaginative and experimental performances portrayed with boldness in matters of both conception and execution, always taking into consideration that performances will mostly/ ideally take place in unconventional and even controversial places. Apply by December 14, 2022. Visit:


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


ITALY: 10 choreographies will be selected for the Festival Bellanda Suite Urban Choreographic Contest. The contest will take place on December 27, 2022. Apply by December 1, 2022. Visit:


ITALY: Festival Opera Prima is calling for applications from single artists or emerging and independent professional companies that work with professional purposes in the field of contemporary theatre, dance, and performing arts. The selected performances will be included in the XIX Edition of Festival Opera Prima and will be performed from June 15-18, 2023. Apply by December 10, 2022. Visit:


ITALY: Kulturfactory Performing Arts Residency program runs year-long. Application to the Kulturfactory Residency is through email requested and should include examples of work and CV information, as well as details about what applicant artists hope to achieve during their residency. Rolling deadline. Visit:


JAPAN: The Japan Foundation is now accepting applications for Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists. This program is designed to provide financial support for artists and Japanese cultural specialists who participate in cultural events (e.g., performances, demonstrations, lectures, and workshops) overseas to introduce Japanese arts and culture or contribute to international society through arts and cultural projects. Apply by December 2, 2022. Visit:


JORDAN: IDEA (International Dance Encounter Amman) is calling for applications for its 3rd edition. IDEA is a multidisciplinary festival that aims to create a bridge that will unite the artistic influences of Jordan and abroad. Apply by December 30, 2022. Visit:


MEXICO: Choreographers, dance companies, and independent or emergent dance troupes are invited to participate in The FIDCDMX open call 2023 and 2024. The festival will take place on August 3-13, 2023, and August 1-11, 2024. Apply by January 31, 2023. Visit:


NORWAY: Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform is an event presenting both emerging and established names of Nordic contemporary dance and choreography to presenters, programmers, and other professionals worldwide. Ice Hot Nordic Dance partners aim to increase international touring and other working opportunities for Nordic artists and help our communities share ideas and connections. Apply between January 9 - March 30, 2023Visit:


PANAMA: Fundación Prisma Danza is now accepting submissions for the 11th edition of PRISMA–International Contemporary Dance Festival of Panama, taking place October 14-22, 2023. Apply by December 31, 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:


SWITZERLAND: Tanzplattform Bern International Dance Festival and Competition for Choreographers is calling for applications. The festival will take place during June 22-24, 2023. The chosen choreographers will obtain a performance fee, travel costs, and accommodation. Apply by January 15, 2023. 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, a 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:









NEW YORK: Founded in 2018, B. MOORE DANCE is a Dallas-based contemporary modern dance company under the artistic direction of Bridget L. Moore. For The Joyce Theater’s American Dance Platform, B. MOORE DANCE presents Rose Gold, a New York premiere, enveloping the viewer with the symbolism of a rose in motion. The performance will take place on January 11&14, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: Returning to The Joyce for their 2023 home season, Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE offers a program that reflects Brown's meditations on cultural legacy and community. The company will perform the New York premiere of The Equality of Night and Day, featuring a commissioned score by Jason Moran and dialogue by Angela Davis. The performance will take place between January 17-21, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: After choreographing 22 works for New York City Ballet since 2012, Resident Choreographer Justin Peck creates his first full-evening work for the Company, set to the music of Aaron Copland. Providing designs for this exploration of America today is the painter and sculptor Jeffrey Gibson, who has often drawn on his Choctaw-Cherokee heritage for inspiration. The performance will take place between January 26, 2023- February 7, 2023. Visit:


NEW YORK: Dorrance Dance returns to The Joyce with a world premiere featuring the original music of Aaron Marcellus. This new program will culminate a musical and emotional journey that only Marcellus’s soul-stirring live performance could provide. The world premiere will take place at Joyce Theater on December 7, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: Inspired by the beloved characters of Lewis Carroll, Alice: Beyond the Mirror is Peridance’s new winter spectacular that features all new choreography, music, costumes, and animations. The production will also introduce a cabaret-style theater complete with tables and treats. The premiere will take place on December 9, 2022. 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 until December 24, 2022.



SAN FRANCISCO: The next@90 festival, by San Francisco Ballet, presents nine world premiere ballets by nine innovative international choreographers centering the innovation of the dance world. The festival features new works by Nicolas Blanc, Bridget Breiner, Val Caniparoli, Robert Garland, Yuka Oishi, Yuri Possokhov, Jamar Roberts, Danielle Rowe, and Claudia Schreier. The performance will take place between January 20- February 11, 2023. Visit






AUSTRIA: Concerto, which received its world premiere in Lisbon in 1993, performed by the Lucinda Childs Dance Company, marks the first time that a work by this important American choreographer will be seen at the Vienna State Ballet. The program includes works by Jerome Robbins, Lucinda Childs, and George Balanchine, taking place at Wiener Staatsoper on February 13, 2023. Visit:


AUSTRIA: Mozart’s concert arias contain a brilliant spectrum of grand emotions. And love itself is always central to them. When Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker brought Mozart’s exquisite stories to life in 1992, she amazed both critics and audiences alike. In between the lavish costumes and great voices, she choreographed light-footed dances of love using modern movement patterns. The performance will take place on December 2, 2022. Visit:


AUSTRIA: For Serge Aimé Coulibaly, dance is always a social commitment. In his work, the Belgian-Burkinabè dancer and choreographer cast a nuanced perspective on social circumstances. Together with the musician Magic Malik, he achieves a strong piece about humanity in transition which – despite everything – offers some hope. The Austrian Premiere will take place on January 21, 2022. Visit:


AUSTRIA: English National Ballet’s Giselle by Akram Khan will have its Austrian Premiere on February 24, 2023. Khan shrewdly sets this narrative ballet in an abstract version of the present and probes the characters’ psychology with an assured touch. Famous for his multi-faceted, expressive style, the British choreographer with Bengali roots combines classical ballet with Indian Kathak dance, elements of industrial processes, court ceremonies and folk dances. Visit:


GERMANY: The Choreography will play at PURPLE International Dance Festival for young audiences in Berlin. It is a performance based entirely on the audience’s participation. All participants receive a pair of headphones, and a guiding voice gives them instructions on how to move, relate to one’s body, and relate to one another. The interactive performance will play at Jugendtheaterwerkstatt Spandau on January 18-19, 2023. Visit:


GERMANY:  At Noverre: Young Choreographers, dancers of the Stuttgart Ballet, and guests from outside the company can try their hand at creating dances - without any pressure to succeed. The evening also holds discoveries in store for the audience: surprising movement languages, innovative ideas, and choreographers who are, perhaps, the future of dance. The world premiere will take place on January 21, 2023. Visit:


GERMANY: Hamburg Ballet presents John Neumeier’s new ballet Dona Nobis Pacem. In my last season as artistic director, I consider this creation a great opportunity, says the choreographer. The premiere will take place on December 4, 2022. Visit:


HONG KONG: Brown marks a refreshing collaboration between CCDC and Kim Jaeduk, Artistic Director of the Modern Table Contemporary Dance Company. Kim has been exploring various color themes, from bright yellow, which symbolizes vitality, to brown, which evokes nature, wood, and the earth. He seeks to render colors both visible and audible through a multisensory portrayal. The world premiere will take place on December 16, 2022. Visit:


JAPAN: YPAM (Yokohama International Performing Arts Meeting) is a place where professionals from various places exchange through performance and meeting programs to gain information, inspiration, and network for the creation. The festival will run between December 1- 18, 2022. Visit:


NETHERLANDS: Dutch National Ballet presents The Four Seasons and a world premiere by David Dawson.  The program sheds light on how Associate Artist David Dawson innovates and enriches classical ballet techniques in a radical and very personal way. The world premiere will take place on December 8, 2022. Visit:


POLAND: The ballet of The Baltic Opera invites its audience to the new production of iconic ballet Don Quixote in the choreography of the duet of choreographers who lead the Gdańsk ballet company  - Izabela Sokołowska - Boulton and Wojciech Warszawski. The world premiere will take place on December 3, 2022. Visit:


POLAND: As each year, The Polish National Ballet gives a chance to young choreographers - members of the company to present their choreographic miniatures. The interesting part of this event is that not only choreography but almost all elements of the creative process, from costumes design to promotion and stage management, are in the hands of dancers of the Polish National Ballet. The performance will take place on January 12, 2023. Visit:


POLAND: The evening of young choreographers The Elements will take place at The Wrocław Opera on January 20, 2023. The program gives chance to young choreographers a to try their skills and present the effects of their work to the audience. Visit:


SWEDEN: Multi-award-winning choreographer Alexander Ekman creates HAMMER, a work that will feature 31 dancers from Göteborgsoperans Danskompani on stage. In HAMMER, a harmonious community shares an altruistic lifestyle inspired by the hippie era. The new ballet will take place until December 10, 2022. Visit:


UK: Internationally renowned dancer and choreographer Jules Cunningham (Julie Cunningham & Company) premieres their latest Sadler’s Wells commission in collaboration with and starring Spice Girl Melanie C and award-winning dancer Harry Alexander. Set in the round with some seating on stage, join us for this intimate evening of dance. The world premiere will take place on January 19, 2023. Visit:









GERMANY: Choreography 37 is now accepting applications. All participants, choreographers, and dancers ought to have professional training. Choreographers must be 39 or younger. The competition is open to any kind of style. Evaluation is based exclusively on the imaginative use of space and time, the realization of an idea, and its transfer onto the performers. The duration of the performance has to be between 5 and 12 minutes. Apply by April 9, 2023. Visit:



TRENDING: Hong Kong Ballet debuts Cyberpunk Ballet as NFT collection


Co-presented with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Cyberpunk Ballet video collection directed by award-winning director Ahong Cheung is a highlight at Digital Art Fair Xperience Hong Kong 2022. Decked out in flamboyant costumes, HKB dancers mill about in the bustling neon-lit streets of SoHo, a popular late-night haven for Hong Kong revelers. Drawing upon Hong Kong’s enduring cyberpunk legacy that has inspired popular sci-fi films, the video collection salutes the dynamic city and pays homage to its famous neon light aesthetics and renowned cinematic style. Trailer:


For the first group of collectors, each NFT comes with two privileged seats for a 2023 Coco Chanel: the Life of a Fashion Icon performance and a private meeting with the creative minds behind the show.





“Spirited,” choreographed by Chloe Arnold. Each Christmas Eve, the Ghost of Christmas Present (Will Ferrell) selects one dark soul to be reformed by a visit from three spirits. But this season, he picked the wrong Scrooge. Clint Briggs (Ryan Reynolds) turns the tables on his ghostly host until Present finds himself reexamining his own past, present, and future. For the first time, “A Christmas Carol” is told from the perspective of the ghosts in this hilarious musical twist on the classic Dickens tale. From Director Sean Anders ("Daddy’s Home,” "Instant Family”), written by Sean Anders and John Morris, with original songs by Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul ("La La Land") and production numbers choreographed by Chloe Arnold (“The Late Late Show with James Corden”), this modern retelling is a sweet and spicy holiday treat.




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‘Piece Of My Heart’ Trailer: Tragic Dutch Ballerina Tale Will World Premiere At Tallinn Black Nights.






Icons and Instincts: Choreographing and Directing Entertainment's Biggest Stars, by Vincent Paterson with Amy Tofte. For the first time, the choreographer of Michael Jackson, Madonna, Björk, and many others reveals stage stories through his extraordinary journey. Vincent Paterson began his professional dancing career late in life. It would take an exceptional turn when he became one of the lead dancers in Michael Jackson's Beat It music video. Through hard work, he rises to the rank of choreographer and director for the world's greatest singers, but also for cinema and musical comedy.

He tells with humility the fascinating universe of film sets, the rehearsal sessions where he had to orchestrate and synchronize dozens of dancers, life backstage where it is sometimes necessary to manage a few whims of the stars, his successes and his disappointments. It is a dive into the heart of the world of dance. 















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