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Expressions of Interest for Canadian Presenters & Artists to Attend tanzmesse 2024

Deadline: May 15, 2024

Canadian artists and presenters seeking to break into new markets are invited to submit their Expression of Interest to attend Tanzmesse in Düsseldorf, Germany, from August 28 to September 1, 2024. This prestigious event serves as the largest professional meeting for contemporary dance, offering a crucial platform for international exchange, knowledge sharing, and networking.

Event Details:

Eligible Applicants: Presenters & Artists
Event Dates: August 28 – September 1, 2024
Travel Dates: August 27 – September 1, 2024
Location: Düsseldorf, Germany
Participant Required Contribution (if selected): $1000
Notification of Selection: June 12, 2024

Note: The final delegation will be confirmed upon approval of funding.

All Participants are required to contribute to this subsidized activity. Artists can apply for funding support from the Canada Council for the Arts, and/or their provincial arts organization to assist with this participation cost.

Eligibility Criteria:

Presenters must meet the following criteria:

  • Must have previous experience hosting international work.
  • Must have the human and financial resources to program international work.
  • Demonstrate the ability to return home and champion the work you have seen to your region and network.
  • Must have the capacity to build relationships across networks in Canada to promote International projects.
  • Must have the knowledge of the Canadian performing arts sector to able to act as an ambassador for Canadian artists on the International scene.
  • Must be willing and can demonstrate a willingness to encourage international exchange and collaborations

Artists must meet the following criteria:

  • Have shown that they are ready for the next steps for touring and attending important international conferences, given history and experience at local and regional conferences.
  • Have had recent important bookings at festivals and performance events;
  • Must be willing, and can demonstrate a willingness, to encourage international exchange and collaboration.

For inquiries about the program, participation fees, or financial arrangements, contact Judy Harquail at

Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your talent on the international stage and expand your artistic horizons!

Apply now to be part of tanzmesse 2024.

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