Competition for contemporary choreographers and young dancers: Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival Stuttgart 17-21.3.2021 (Germany)


The 25th International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival Stuttgart will take place from 17th to 21st March 2021 in TREFFPUNKT Rotebühlplatz in Stuttgart. Online applications have opened and will remain open until the 11th of November 2020.

Applications can only be made online.

The conditions for taking part as well as the online application portal can be found on

Competition for contemporary choreographers and young dancers
The festival will provide an overall view of the latest trends in the solo-dance-theatre scene. As participants in the competition, choreographers and dancers from around the world, are requested to perform a solo piece which is new, original, imaginative, unique and which displays unusual achievement. The respected jury will judge choreographic and dance skills as well as musicality, interpretation and performance.

1. Choreographers may participate in the competition with a solo piece that is presented either as a premiere or hasn’t been performed on stage for the first time before March 2020. The duration of the performance has to be between 9 and 12 minutes. The choreographies should be developed along the lines of a contemporary and genuine movement-language. The applicant is free in choice of subject and music. The piece may be interpreted by the choreographer him/herself. The dancer must be 30 or younger.

2. The application must be filed online until 11th November 2020, 12.00 o’clock midnight CET and is only complete with sending an online link (attention: only YouTube or Vimeo links) to the choreographic  work (also rehearsal) which shall be presented at the festival. If the applicant uses Vimeo for his submission video it is necessarily to ajust also the download function. Only complete applications which are handed in within the deadline are considered.