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

TDP Hotspots Laboratory

7-10 October 2020

Transnational laboratory without travelling

This Tipperary Dance Platform initiative is an international place for investigation and research, without travelling. A brand new way to work together: ten venues, organisations and festivals across Europe, eight dance studios, nine mentors host eight groups of dancers.


IETM Multi-location

1-2 October 2020

Online & Onsite meetings

In place of a large plenary, IETM gathers members and non-members online and on-site in more than twenty locations around the world - including some EDN members


Job opportunity at Dance City

Deadline: 30 September 2020

Maternity cover in Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)

Dance City is looking for a manager for its National Dance Centre for Advanced Training (CAT) programme.


Curating in Context

Resources from the International Summer School

Over the course of the summer, EDN member Lokomotiva (North Macedonia) conducted the first edition of its International Summer School. We highly recommend diving in the resources made available online by Lokomotiva to reflect on contemporary practices of performing arts in relation to activism, social movements and self-organization.


Rescue the arts

Plea to national governments

In the face of the crisis, together with IETM, Circostrada, ETC and In Situ, we call on the national governments to take measures to safeguard the long-term viability of the cultural sector.