Applications are invited from dancers for Barnes Crossing SoloDuo NRW + friends is a 3 day long dance festival in Cologne, Germany starting from May 21- May 23, 2021.
For the 13th time Barnes Crossing – Space for Dance|Performance|FineArts is organising the annual dance festival SoloDuo NRW + friends. The winners of the respective prizes of the festival will be invited to the 23rd International SzólóDuó Tánc Fesztivál of Budapest in January 2022. In addition, 2 awarded productions will be invited to the 29th Almada International Dance Festival in Portugal, in October 2021.
The call for entries is directed at solo choreographies (max. length 6. min) and duo choreographies (max. length 9 min). There is no age limit and no minimum length of the pieces. Renowned choreographers as well as newcomers in the independent dance scene are invited to take part in this international competition. After a pre-selection the artistic directors will invite maximum 22 productions to perform in the festival program. Members of the international jury will lead a roundtable discussion offering valuable feedback to the participating dance artists. The international jury will award prizes (donated by the Kunstsalon Stiftung) for Awarded Solo, Awarded Duo, Awarded Solo Newcomer, Awarded Duo Newcomer and Awarded Performer.
They cover accommodation at the festival hostel plus half-board and cover the travel costs (details see application form). Each performance will have a 30 min. light rehearsal by their festival lighting technician (basic + 1 special for each production). The festival offers photo and full-length video documentation of the performances for free. In addition, participation in all workshops is free of charge.
How to apply / register: Application online to firstname.lastname@example.org
– application form filled and signed
– video material of the applied solo or duo piece
– 1 press photo (with photo credits)
Please download the application form here
Deadline: December 21, 2020.
Contact details: Artistic direction: Carla Jordão, Ilona Pászthy, Stefanie Schwimmbeck
BARNES CROSSING e.V. – Freiraum für TanzPerformanceKunst
Industriestr. 170 – 50999 Cologne (Germany)
For more information visit BernesCrossing