Open call: ”Crowd” International Dance Residency | Community dance (Yhteisötanssi) DL 21.2.



CROWD is a dance residency programme developed together with European partners in a time when international sharing and human togetherness is needed more than ever.

This research programme aims to support dance artists with an established practice in community engaged dance making and application are invited before the deadline of 21 February 2021.

Through a series of residencies in Germany, Finland, the Netherlands and the UK, participating artists will have the opportunity to extend their professional network, work alongside peers to exchange and develop their individual and collective practice, whilst generating new knowledge in the area of community engagement in dance.


  • 6 weeks of national and international residency time in the second half of 2021
  • A fee and per diems
  • Collaboration with two international artists
  • Network with five artists and six international dance organisations
  • Travel and accommodation during residency periods here and abroad
  • Access and caring responsibility bursaries available


Applications are open and the deadline for submissions is 21 February 2021. All details, including the application form and information we request you to provide can be found in the downloadable documents below.

Participants must be based in the UK, North Rhine-Westphalia, the Netherlands or Finland and will need to be able to work in both the UK and the EU.

Should you have any questions or special requirements please contact us at

Full Details Open Call (PDF, 768 kB)

Download the application form here (scroll down) ›

Applications must be submitted in English.

Decisions will be made by the partners by the end of March 2021.

CROWD is funded by the Goethe-Institut, Arts Council England (UK) and NRW KULTURsekretariat (DE). Other partners are Dance4 (UK), Dansateliers (NL), TaikaBox (FI), TanzFaktur (DE), Theater im Pumpenhaus (DE) and The Work Room (UK).

See the application information on Goethe-Institut www-page › or on the Finnish partner’s Taikabox’s page ›