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.

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.