Open call: Shape It LAB 2022 (Online) 26.–27.1. | Haun dl 13.12.


Eurooppalainen Shape It-hanke tarjoaa kaksipäiväisen LABin tanssin ammattilaisille, jotka ovat tulevaisuudessa kiinnostuneita tekemään teoksia lapsille ja nuorille. LAB on ilmainen ja toteutetaan etänä. Viimeinen hakupäivä on 13.12.

This online LAB offers a creative exchange opportunity for artists who have limited or no experience in creating and presenting work to children. Focusing on questions that makers could consider when presenting dance to young audiences, the LAB will involve conversations with industry experts, interactions with groups of families, testing and questioning key areas of interest and reflecting and exploring your ideas and others. The LAB will build on topics addressed in last year’s LAB. We welcome applications from new artists as well as those who attended in 2021.

The LAB is part of Shape It, a project which aims to broaden the audience for contemporary dance in Europe. We will do this by inviting early career dance makers in Europe to consider how an existing performance can be reconsidered for an audience of young people.

Shape It is delivered by a partnership of The Place (UK), Annantalo (Finland), Comune di Bassano del Grappa (Italy) and Tanec Praha (Czech Republic) and funded by Creative Europe.

Shape it LAB 2022 (Online) 26.–27.1. 11 am-3pm CET (noon–4pm in Finland)

Shape It LAB is for artists who:

  • Have been creating performance work in a professional setting for a minimum of 3 years (occasionally less experienced artists are included)
  • ​Are based in the UK, Finland, Italy and Czech Republic
  • Are working with any kind of performance with movement at the core

We are looking for all kinds of new ideas from many different areas of dance and choreography.

Deadline: Monday 13 December 2021

More information and to apply ›
Take a look at last year’s LAB here ›

More information: Suvi Lahdenmäki, kulttuurituottaja, Annantalo,