Netherlands Choreography Competition

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Deadline: November 27th

You are invited to be a part of the Netherlands Choreography Competition! We are looking for emerging choreographers worldwide, who are willing to present their work and compete among a view other young talents with the chance of winning up to 1500,- euro research fee.

NCC program info

→ performance December 9th 2022

→ time: 8pm

→ place: Het Verhalenhuis, Haarlem

→ length choreography: minimum 10 minutes, maximum 20 minutes

→ application fee 25, – euro (non refundable)

→ optional: extra coaching, workshops, studio space.

→ use studio space: November 28th – December 9th 2022

How to Apply

Deadline: November 27th

To apply choreographers must submit the following: a video sample of their work (choreography does not have to be finished), application form + application fee (25,- euro), an updated CV and a letter of motivation explaining your rationale for wanting to participate in NCC.

Terms and Conditions

To apply for the Netherlands Choreography Competition, please fill out the application form below and send application material via email to


For this season we look for choreographers who see their work fit for a special performance location: a church built in the 1930's. We look for artists who can think outside the box and want to explore their own unique creative processes, to define their own particular aesthetic, and to discover and develop their own distinctive movement and performance language.

What we offer

→ beautiful performance space

→ audience award: 1500, – euro (research fee used at Dance in Art, season 2023 – 2024). The fee will be transferred to the winner during the season of using the research fee, using it within the Dance in Art environment.

→ free studio space

→ coaching

→ workshops: November 30th and December 7th 2022

Extra costs (optional)

workshops: 30, – euro per workshop

Costs for accommodation, meals and travel are for the participants.

NOTE ON OUR FEE POLICY: Dance in Art is an independent dance center that exists in the Netherlands art scene without the support of any public/private funding besides the tuition fees paid by the participants. The staff works voluntarily to make NCC a reality and offer a platform for dancers and choreographers.