Pina Baush Fellowship 2020 for Dance and Choreography (Stipend of 2,500 Euros)


Due Date: September 15,2019

Applications are invited for the Pina Baush Fellowship 2020 for Dance and Choreography Finding a language for life– the Arts Structure of North Rhine-Westphalia and the Pina Bausch Structure have really been acting upon Pina Bausch’s credo thinking about that 2016 with a co-developed grant program and award the Pina Bausch Fellowship for Dance and Choreography.

The sponsorship is suggested for.

Grants for a short-term house at recognized companies for dance and choreography abroad.
A non-paid participation in an ensemble or a placing with a choreographer in your house or abroad.
The research study studies of dance methods with recognized characters in your house or abroad.

Program Details.

The scholarship holders are getting the chance to get new experiences and are encouraged to develop their own innovative characteristics with new sort of expression. The Pina Bausch Fellowship is not a job fund, nor is it concentrated on the development of new pieces.

For that function you need to look for a partner in whose work you have an interest in or with whom you want to comply. Complying partners can be differentiated ensembles, choreographers, and also companies and characters from dance- or choreographic training companies. The get ready for the fellowship are to be established together with this partner. Possible tasks may be cooperation in kind of an externship with a choreographer or a stay at a popular training company as a going to student. Each prospect requires to call their interacting partner themselves and have really the ready job confirmed in a “letter of intent”.

The chosen people take part in a needed preliminary week in Wuppertal from 19 th of January to 2nd of February2019 Following conclusion of the fellowship year, they provide their results with a lecture in Wuppertal in January2021


Each fellowship can take a minimum of 3 months and no longer than 6 months. It includes a month-to-month allowance of 2,500 Euros and one-time travel expenses. Around 4 fellowships are offered each year.


The Fellowship is promoted worldwide. It has no age-restrictions and concentrate on single artists from the fields of dance and choreography (dancers and choreographers). They can utilize if they satisfy the private requirements.

For dancers: University/academic degree in dance and/or 2 years skilled experience with a popular ensemble.

For choreographers: Independent production of a minimum of one production with a public effectiveness in the last 3 years.
In order to take part in the Fellowship program, basic understanding of the English language is required for functions of interaction among the Fellowship holders and the participation in formats such as the conversation of the job proposal, interview and public conversations. Organisational handling such as e-mail contact and travel appointments are going to stay in English.


The application treatment requires:.

letter of motivation (max. 1500 characters with blanks in ENGLISH).
a fast statement on your ready stay (max. 800 characters with blanks in ENGLISH).
CV in tabular type (max. 1500 characters with blanks in ENGLISH) and an image.
details on the scheduled date and duration of the stay.
an approximate estimate of travel expenses.
letter of intent from the interacting partner (e.g. an ensemble, a popular person or company from the field of dance or choreography, in ENGLISH).
video item.

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For extra details, see Pina Baush Fellowship.