In the summer of 2019 the Kurt-Jooss-Prize will be awarded for the seventh time. The Kurt-Jooss-Prize is sponsored by the Anna and Hermann Markard Foundation, Amsterdam, together with the City of Essen.
The Kurt-Jooss-Prize is intended to encourage and foster choreographers not yet fully established in their profession, there are no restrictions as regards style or age.
The prize is endowed with 10.000 Euros.
The Jury will include Martin Schläpfer, ballet director of the Ballett am Rhein Düsseldorf Duisburg , Reinhild Hoffmann, choreographer, Nils Christe, choreographer (NL), Muchtar Al Ghusain, Head of Cultural Affairs / City of Essen, Dr. Patricia Stöckemann, dance dramaturge / Theatre Osnabrück, Adolphe Binder, intendant and artistic director of Tanztheater Wuppertal, Lucie Conrad, Producer (GB).
Entry requirements and application forms are available through:
Kulturbüro Essen, Hollestrasse 3, D-45121 Essen e-mail:
Application without the completed application form will not be accepted.
Application deadline: October 24th, 2018