Hub: Performing Arts

International calls for performing artists engaged with dance, music, theatre, puppetry or other fields of performing arts. That includes various calls from festivals and events such as calls for troupes, theatre performances, dance or musical scores and pieces, actors, directors, choreographers, dancers, comedians, musicians and others.

The International Contemporary Dance Festival of Mexico City

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: January 31st, 2017 

Choreographers, dance companies and independent or emergent dance troupes are invited to participate in the open call for the International Contemporary Dance Festival of Mexico City. The Festival will be held from August the 3rd to August the 13th, 2017 at “Teatro de la Ciudad Esperanza Iris”, one of the most important venues for performing arts in the city and other public and alternative venues

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International Early Music Competition in Loire Valley, France

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: April 1st, 2017 
This International Early Music Competition in Loire Valley is open to all instrumental ensembles performing repertoire from the 17th and 18th centuries on period instruments (Baroque chamber ensembles). The event is biennial, the 2nd edition will take place on 11 and 12 June 2017!

The theme for the 2017 Final is : “The art of Sonata”
(« Sonate, que me veux-tu ? » – B. Le Bouyer de Fontenelle, 1657-1757)

Co-organized by Stradivaria- Ensemble Baroque de Nantes and Anacréon, the aim of this competition is to promote ensembles of young musicians who specialize in this repertoire.

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Frame + Form | Screen Dance Festival

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: January 1st, 2017 

Frame + Form | Screen Dance Festival is presented by The Media Arts Project in collaboration with Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. This two-day festival features dance created specifically for film and video. An inherently interdisciplinary genre, screen dance combines the disciplines of dance, performance, visual art, cinema and media arts. The festival raises artistic awareness of this genre by presenting experimental contemporary dance films from nationally and internationally recognized choreographers and filmmakers. The first of its kind in Asheville, this festival also includes a hands-on video/movement workshop, panel discussion, and screening of historical films including the work by Black Mountain College teacher Merce Cunningham.

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ACT 2017 is now open for submissions

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: December 23rd, 2016 

The XIV edition of ACT International Short Pieces Festival is now open for submissions until the 23rd of December.  

ACT is a call for emerging artists from the contemporary Performing arts scene. It is not just a Festival but also a Performing Arts Fair since 2011 attended by programmers from all Europe.

The festival will take place in Bilbao and Barakaldo (Spain) from 7th June to 10th of June 2017. 

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2nd Call for Entries – Dancing on the Edge Festival 2017

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: January 15th, 2017 

Dancing on the Edge stimulates artistic exchange between The Netherlands/Europe and the Middle East and North Africa. Every two years, since 2007, Dancing on the Edge has presented a multidisciplinary festival in a number of Dutch cities. The festival is a platform for artists from/related to the Middle Eastern region to show what moves them. Dancing on the Edge also fosters collaboration projects and organizes rich context and other programs. Dancing on the Edge is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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Northern Connections Open Call Residency And Platform in Leeds, UK

 SUBMISSION  DEADLINE: November 20th, 2017 

Northern School of Contemporary Dance is seeking applications for Northern Connections, an artist development and performance opportunity for emerging artists based in the North of England.

If selected, you and your dancers/collaborators will receive funding to undertake a 3 week creative/rehearsal studio residency at NSCD and Yorkshire Dance in Leeds, with bespoke business advice and mentoring from Spin Arts.

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