Solo Dance Contest is an annual international competition organized since 2011 in Gdansk, Poland, that aims to support the dancers and to promote broadly understood contemporary dance.

Where: Klub Zak, Gdansk, Poland

When: 26-30.05.2024

Deadline for applications: 17.05.2024

Solo Dance Contest is an annual event organized since 2011 in Gdansk, Poland as a part of the international Gdańsk Dance Festival, an event that each year gathers dancers, choreographers and dance companies from all over the world.

We are witing for the solos that :

–  are autonomous performances;

– premiered between 1st of January 2023 and 3rd of May 2024 or are prepared especially for the Solo Dance Contest 2024 (premiere will take place during the competition);

– are not shorter than 5 minutes and not longer than 20 minutes.

Who can apply?

-All the professional dancers of contemporary dance with the documented artistic activity or/and are professional dancers with a diploma of dance studies;

– Competition is adressed to the dancers that are at least 18 years old.


– Three financial prizes of 5500 EUR total, which will be distributed by the Jury of the festival among the winners of the the contest;

– Audience award of 500 EUR;

– Invitation to Gdańsk and presentation of the submitted solo in front of an audience of the 16th Gdańsk Dance Festival.

How to apply:
Applications can be sent through the registration form:

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