Open Call Application for Showcases and Dance Theatre Performances at the Batalo Dance Fest 2020 which will be happening on 29th – 30th August 2019 in Kampala, Uganda.

Where: Kampala, Uganda

When: 29th -30th August 2020

Deadline for applications: 17th April 2020

This is a unique opportunity to showcase the best choreography under the theme ‘traditional meets urban’ at the Dance Fest Finals on Saturday 29th August and at the Dance Theatre Night on Sunday 30th of August 2020 in Kampala, Uganda.
If you have a dance theatre performance or showcase that doesn’t go beyond 15mins. This could be a hip-hop theatre performance, contemporary dance piece or a fusion of traditional dance with urban styles. We are looking for more original creations that are unique and fuse both traditional dance styles and modern/urban styles.

Since 2013, Batalo has hosted dance performances from across East Africa, USA, Canada, France, Mali, Germany, England etc.
Batalo East provides a platform for emerging and established dancers in the East African region and beyond. We have featured over 650 dancers in the past. The festival has a series of activities including the Batalo East Academy (BEA) which is a short certificate dance program led by selected teachers from across the world, Dance battles in styles like Hip-hop, Afro-house, Style yake(Experimental), Krump and All styles crew battles. We also have featured dance conversations/talks, series of workshops, games and more fun activities over the week-long festival.

How to apply: Application form follow the link below
Please follow instructions while filling in and before submitting the application form.

Costs for participants: Free

Contact details:

Call / WhatsApp: +256785500655


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