Open call for the season 2020-2021

Professional dancers, choreographers, dance companies or stage directors with a strong choreographic idea are invited to apply for a residency at Bora Bora (Aarhus, Denmark) in the season 2020-21.

Residencies includes fees for up to four participating artists, paid transportation and accommodation, as well as a mentor, in addition to general technical assistance and production assistance.

All Bora Bora residencies will take place at either Bora Bora or one of the project’s international partners and Danish co-hosts that counts both theaters, folk high schools and other performing arts organizations. (Read more about its partners and associates here>>)

In addition to the annual open call, which is open internationally, the Bora Bora Residency Centre is also a partner in the Nordic Residency Exchange Program, where five major performing arts houses in the northern Europe,  collaborate to exchange artists once a year.

The application period starts on January 6th. Deadline for submitting applications will be January 31st 2020 at 16:00 Danish time.

Apply here.

Support for Danish and Danish-based artists

More opportunities for Danish or Danish-based artists

Aside from the international residencies, Danish and/or Danish-based artists can also apply for one of the international or Nordic exchange residencies in collaboration with the partners of Bora Bora Residency Centre.

If you are Danish and/or Danish based, you can also apply for a co-production opportunity with Bora Bora, through this open call. You can apply for any and all opportunities with the same application.

If you are teaming up with a Danish artist, check out the Connections 4.0 open call: Performing Arts Platform is pleased to announce an open call for a joint residency in Aarhus/Central Denmark Region during spring 2020. The program is open to professional emerging choreographers based in Denmark in a joint residency with a choreographer based abroad. More information here.

Screendance production residency

Deadline: 28 July 2020

Submission call for its 2021 edition!

In order to support the vitality of screendance production, La Briqueterie CDCN du Val-de-Marne and its partners have launched the new submission call for their Screendance Production Residency that supports the creation of a short film.


Grand (Re)Union

20 June 2020

Documenting, cultivating and transmitting, relevant knowledge and practices honed in dance, movement, and choreographic reflection and creation.

From being a ten-day in-person gathering it changed into a two-year platform for commissioning, collecting and archiving the wisdom of our fields - starting with an online event on 20 June


Call for residencies in Toulouse

Deadline: 30 June 2020

Creation & research residencies in 2021

EDN member La Place de la Danse CDCN Toulouse Occitanie calls for residencies applications - have a look and send your request!


Dancehouses in May and June

May - June 2020

Join EDN members remotely

While many EDN members are still closed for public, activities continue to take place remotely - both for artists and audiences! We bring to you plenty of shows, trainings, celebrations, reflections. Take your peak!


International Dance Day

29 April 2020

A message by Gregory Vuyani Maqoma

2020 is a year with even more challenges for the performing arts community all over the world. Because of the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, the General Secretariat Team of ITI initiated that all the members and friends celebrate International Dance Day 2020 - online.


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.


Dancing your way to better health & well-being

November 2019

A new report by the World Health Organisation

This report synthesizes the global evidence from over 900 publications on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being, with a specific focus on the WHO European Region.