International Competition for Choreographers Hanover 2019


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33. International Choreographic Competition Hannover 2019
21st and 22nd of June, 2019

Applications by 17 April 2019

Next Year (2019) the Ballet Society Hanover organize the International Competition for Choreographers Hanover for the 33. time.

These are the competition guidelines:

-All participants, choreographers and dancers, ought to have professional training.
-Choreographers must be 35 or younger.
-The competition is open to any kind of style. Evaluation is based exclusively on imaginative use of space and time, the realisation of an idea, and its transfer onto the performers.
-The duration of the performance, have to be between 5 and 12 minutes.
-A solo-ballet may not be interpreted by the choreographer him/herself.
-The applicant is free in his choice of subject and music.
-The choreographic work can be send as an Internet link ( youtube, vimeo, etc.) A DVD is also accepted.
The money that can be won for the first 3 endowed prizes amounts 13.500 EUR. The audience prize amounts 1.000 EUR. Furthermore there is a critics prize of 1.500 EUR

A prejury will select a maximum of 20 the submitted works, which will enter the contest.

Jury 2019
Marguerite Donlon, Independent Choreographer and Artistic Director DDC.
RD1st Coach and Mentor
Katrin Hall, Director Göteborgs Operans Danskompani
Nanine Linning, Dance Company Nanine Linning and Artistic Director of the competition
Richard Wherlock, Director Ballett Basel etc.

Jury Production Awards 2019
Stephen Delattre, Director Delattre Dance Company
Kevin Haigen, Artistic Director Bundesjugendballett
Garry Stewart, Director Australian Dance Theatre
Ed Wubbe, Director Scapino Ballett, Rotterdam

Please find the actual terms of conditions plus application forms on the internet at