Aerowaves Twenty

Each year Aerowaves selects 20 of the most promising emerging choreographers in Europe. Aerowaves promotes their work for a year, creating opportunities to perform with their 27 partners. Some artists will also be selected to perform at the Spring Forward Festival which will take place in Elefsina, Greece from 6-9 May 2021.

Everyone who applies to Aerowaves has the chance to have their work programmed by the partners of the network, whether or not they are selected as Aerowaves artists. Around 100 performance opportunities are guaranteed by the partners and supported by Aerowaves each year.

Apply for 2021

Apply for Twenty21

Choreographers apply to the programme with a short (15-40 min), finished work.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • You must be resident in Europe to apply.
  • You may apply with only one work per year.
  • The work you are submitting must have been produced in geographical Europe.
  • Aerowaves is a platform for short works – your work must be 15-40 minutes in length.
  • Your work must be finished and have been presented to the public which can include a studio sharing – work in progress or rehearsal footage are not eligible.
  • Your work should be easily included in a double or triple bill and have simple technical requirements.

Find the full open call on

Deadline: 16 September at 12pm CEST

Picture: Marco da Silva Ferreira Hu(r)mano, image (c) João Vidal

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Submission call for its 2021 edition!

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A message by Gregory Vuyani Maqoma

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A new report by the World Health Organisation

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