The International SOLO DANCE CONTEST will take place during the Gdansk Dance Festival, it is open for professional dancers with contemporary dance solos of 5-20 minutes.

Where: Klub Żak, Gdansk, Poland

When: 19 – 23.09.2022

Deadline for applications: 30.06.2022

It is open for dancers of contemporary dance (contemporary dance / contemporary ballet) who have a documented artistic activity or/and are professional dancers with a diploma of dance studies. Participation in the contest for a solo is permitted for solos that are autonomous solo performances, the premiere of which took place between 1.01.2021 and 30.06.2022 or prepared especially for the Contest (premiere). The solo should not be shorter than 5 minutes and no longer than 20 minutes. One dancer can submit maximum two solos.

Solo pieces will be judged by an international jury. The Jury will carry out the preselection and then will judge the finalists. There will be maximum 6 finalists. The organiser will invite to the Jury curators of international dance festivals, personages from the artistic world, and experts in the field of contemporary dance. The Jury will judge the solos for their artistic value, technical level and originality, awareness of the performance space and dramaturgy of the choreography.

In the Contest there are to be 3 prizes of total 5500 Euro and an Audience Award – 500 Euro total.

We kindly ask to read carefully the Regulations.

How to apply: application form:

Costs for participants: partial reimbursement of travel costs, free accommodation and meals

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