Pina Bausch Fellowhip for Dance and Choreography 2018


A programme of the Arts Foundation of North  Rihine-Westphalia and the Pina Bausch Foundation


• grants for a temporary residence at renowned institutions for dance and choreography abroad

• a non-paid participation in an ensemble or a placement with a choreographer at home or abroad

• the studies of dance techniques with renowned personalities at home or abroad

The scholarship holders are getting the chance to gain new experiences and are encouraged to develop their own artistic characteristics with new forms of expression.

The Pina Bausch Fellowship is not a project fund, nor is it aimed at the development of new pieces.

Each fellowship can take a minimum of three months and no longer than six months. It includes a monthly allowance of 2.500 Euros and one-time travel expenses. Up to four fellowships are granted each year.

The fellowship is promoted internationally. It has no age-restrictions and aims at single artists from the ­ elds of dance and choreography (dancers and choreographers). They can apply if they meet the following requirements:

Personal requirements for dancers

•university / academic degree in dance and / or two years professional experience with a renowned ensemble

Personal requirements for choreographers

•independent creation of at least one production with a public performance in the last three years


Application is possible between June 1st and September 15th, 2016 and online only on

More information and documents for download on