Young Movers Stockholm

August 2018

Application process open

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.

Deadline for application

December 31st 2017

The festival

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.

Who can apply

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.

The selection process

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.

How to apply
Read the call in your own language

Download and fill in the application form HERE and send it to, 31st of December the latest.

Don’t hesitate to write to us at if you have any questions regarding your application!

More information coming up!