DanceLab is a biennial international competition for young choreographers, incorporated within the framework of the established festival Dance Fest Macedonia.

Where: Skopje, Macedonia

When: 5-6 April 2019

Deadline for applications: January 15, 2019

Choreographers up to the age of 35, from around the world, can apply for the Dancelab International Open Call, with their original choreography with a duration between 7 and 13 minutes. There is no particular theme for the choreography with which the person is applying, it is a choice of the artist who needs to process an innovative idea in the field of contemporary dance. The participants of the competition will be evaluated by an international jury, composed of eminent names with a worldwide reputation in the field of dance. The accommodation costs while in Skopje will be covered by the organizer. The winner besides the “Golden Butterfly” award, will have the opportunity to create their own original piece for the Skopje Dance Theater.

How to apply:

All interested young choreographers can apply simply by completing the electronic application form available on

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