Call for professional choreographers and dance companies who want to participate in the International Platform for Choreographers, to be held in Almada – Portugal, between September 19 and 21, 2024.

Where: Almada – Portugal

When: September 19 and 21, 2024

Deadline for applications: February 29, 2024

The International Platform for Choreographers is a section of the Quinzena de Dança de Almada – International Dance Festival, this year in the 32nd edition.
– Only contemporary dance pieces no longer than 20 minutes will be selected. Longer pieces must be adapted to the time limit. The performances will be included in a shared program with other participants.
– The organisation will invite the selected participants to all the different performances,
events, debates, and meetings with promoters included in the International Platform
for Choreographers.- The organisation will assure the conditions for the presentation of the selected dance
pieces, being responsible for the programming and promotion of the performances.
– The organisation will provide theatre facilities and the necessary technicians (indoors
or outdoors. For site specific presentations each case will be addressed individually.
– All basic lighting for the stage will be assured, although there may be limitations in
special effects. A maximum of 10 light queues can be programmed for each piece.
– For participants living outside the AML (Lisbon Metropolitan Area), the
organisation will provide accommodation and subsistence for three days during the
event, for the dancer(s) and one choreographer or technician of the selected piece
up to a maximum of 4 people per project. If the number is exceeded, costs will be
assured by the participants.
– Accommodation will be assured in double rooms for participants from the same
company. If single rooms are requested, the extra costs are to be paid by the
participants. Only the dancer(s), and one accompanying professional
(choreographer or technician) are considered by the organisation.
– The organisation will assure the transfer from the Airport to Almada, for flights
arriving between 8am and 10pm. The organisation does not cover the transfer back
to the airport, but will help the participants to get organised with public transportation.
– The organisation will not pay fees or cover other expenses such as travels.

How to apply:
Conditions and online application form available here:

Costs for participants: Travel

Contact details:
Companhia de Dança de Almada
Rua Manuel de Sousa Coutinho, 11
2800-163 Almada, Portugal
Tel: +351 212 583 175
Mon. to Fri., 10AM to 1PM | 2:30PM to 6PM

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