Call for choreographers to take part in FLUX 5

Where: Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

When: Performance on October 14th 2017

Deadline for applications: June 30th 2017

Applications open now for
both deadlines on June 30th 2017

Apply with your concept or choreography!
Find more info and the application form on

FLUX, the new platform organized by CIRCLE Dance with the support of SKVR, Maaspodium & Rotterdamse Schouwburg, is looking for choreographers who’d like to present their work in Rotterdam.

Check our website for requirements and possibilities. Questions? Call us at (085) 88 88 330 or mail us at Thanks to our partners SKVR, Maaspodium and Rotterdamse Schouwburg.


More info on the performance platform all the way below the info for the trajectory.


At the moment, there are hardly any opportunities for independent dance professionals to present their work in Rotterdam. Together with our partners SKVR and Maas, we want to provide facilities, coaching and a stage to the young and upcoming choreographers between us. Also, the platform aims to bridge between professional and highly skilled amateur dancers, and between choreographers and their audience.

That is why we are looking for choreographers who are willing to create a piece for semi-professional dancers.

Important to know is that we do not want any of the choreographers to compromise their artistic integrity to make your ideas ‘fit’ for non-professional dancers. Flexibility and a realistic concept are a must, though. Choreographers will be given the chance to work for five weeks during the weekends, with 2+3 hours per week. They will receive coaching on all levels (artistic, production, entrepreneurship etc.) and get paid for their contact hours with the dancers. After their creative process, they will present their creation during the FLUX Platform, which will take place on October 14th 2017 in the Kleine Zaal of the Rotterdamse Schouwburg. Are you already working with semi-professional dancers? They’re of course also very welcome to join the project! More information on how they can join will follow in a few days.

• Strong artistic vision
• Flexibility and interest to create your piece on highly-skilled amateur/semi-professional dancers
• Availability to teach workshops on September 3rd 2017
• Availability during the weekends (friday evening and saturday) between week 36 and 41
• Video link of previous choreographic work

• Studio facilities
• Artistic coaching
• Production and promotional support
• An opportunity to research and show your work
• Payment and exposure


June 30, 2017: Application deadline
July 7, 2017: Meeting with select choreographers (keep this date free!)
Week 29, 2017: Choreographers will be notified
Week 37, 2017: Promotional Workshops during Rotterdamse Uitdagen (September 3rd)
Week 36, 2017: Start rehearsal period
Week 41, 2017: Presentation in Kleine Zaal of Rotterdamse Schouwburg during FLUX

You can register via our website until June 30th 2017.

Are you looking for a place to show your work this fall but you don’t want to work with amateurs? There is another open call for existing pieces called ‘Performance Platform’, so read below and check our website for details.


FLUX is a platform for all dance styles which aims to give space to young choreographers to present their work in Rotterdam. We also hope to bridge the gap between amateurs and professionals by organizing a program in which both work together. Besides this, FLUX will also give the opportunity to actively network and meet the audience, other artists, programmers etc.

When: October 14th, 2017
Where: Kleine Zaal of Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Rotterdam
Application deadline: June 30th, 2017


Please apply with an uncut (rehearsal) video of your work and a summary of the concept on our website or navigate to FLUX in the menu of CIRCLE Dance

Pieces shouldn’t be longer than 20 minutes and must be accessible to a broad audience though still maintaining artistic integrity. Simple lighting will be provided as well as one tech time slot per piece. Maximum time to build up/down is 3 minutes.

In addition to all the goodies, you’ll get a choreography fee between 100 and 400 Euro per performed piece.

Check our website for requirements and possibilities. More info below for both elements. Questions? Call us at (085) 88 88 330 or mail us at Thanks to our partners SKVR, Maaspodium and Rotterdamse Schouwburg.

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