Festival International Young Ballets
3rd Edition 19-21 May 2022

Call for applications for young swiss choreographers

Project presentation

Within the 3rd Young Ballets International Dance Festival, the Dance Area Foundation is launching a call for applications from young Swiss choreographers.
After a selection process based on the applicant’s dossier, a young choreographer will be invited to present his/her work on the Bâtiment des Forces Motrices stage, during one of the two evening performances on 20 and 21 May 2022.

Conditions of participation

  • Choreographers must be 30 years old or younger at the time of the festival.
  • All dance styles are accepted.
  • Pieces can be solos, duos or groups of up to 4 people.
  • The duration of the piece must be between 10 and 12 minutes.
  • The piece must be recent (created between 2020 and today).

What the foundation offers

The festival will cover the following costs in full:

  • Accommodation and restauration for the selected company.
  • Technical costs related to the rehearsals and the performance in the theatre.
  • Video recording and professional photography during the performances.

How to apply

Send a dossier including:

  • A presentation of the piece with title, description, duration, number of dancers, information on the premiere of the piece if applicable.
  • A video of the entire piece in static shot. Use YouTube, Vimeo or Dailymotion to upload your video. Do not send or share video files.
  • CV of the choreographer.
  • Technical specifications (lighting, set elements,etc.)

THE DOSSIER IS TO BE SENT TO:
INFO@FONDATIONDANCEAREA.CH
SUBJECT OF THE EMAIL:
NEXTGEN TALENT + YOUR FULL NAME
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: 27 MARCH 2022