The pilot version of Young Movers Stockholm will be a 5-day festival, held in August 2018, in Stockholm, Sweden.
The festival is now looking for performances in dance and circus, performed by youth groups/schools, that will be presented at the festival. The festival will host selected performances from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.
December 31st 2017
Young Movers Stockholm is an extensive program for youths active in dance and circus in the Nordic countries. The festival offers the participating dance or circus groups/schools to perform full scale performances or shorter pieces in a professional setting. The participating youths will experience an exceptional exchange opportunity, including workshops by guest teachers for the performing youths in various dance and circus styles, as well as social evenings and gatherings.
Within the festival will also be an adult professional exchange with focus on working creatively and performatively with youths, with workshops, seminars and discussions, that the accompanying artists / pedagogues of the youths are welcome to take part in.
Dance and circus schools/groups/youth companies working with youth, aged 10-20, based in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. You should be interested and ready to present a piece for a large audience. Full length pieces minimum 30 minutes, shorter pieces maximum 15 minutes.
There will be a small fee for each participant of Young Movers. Young Movers provides, besides the activities for the youths, accommodation, food and free tickets to all youth performances shown at the festival.
All the applications are reviewed by a jury consisting of experienced dancers, choreographers and circus artists from all the participating countries, who will make the selection for the festival. You will receive an answer whether you group or school has been selected to the festival in February. Two full length performances - one in dance and one in circus, will be be selected from each country. An additional number of shorter pieces will be selected as well.
Don’t hesitate to write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding your application!
More information coming up!