Solo Dance Contest 2021

26 Apr


Type of Opportunity: Open Call for Solo Dance Festival Submissions

Deadline: May 31, 2021

The Solo Dance Contest 2021 is a contest for a short contemporary dance solo (Contemporary Dance / Contemporary Ballet). The International Solo Dance Contest will take place during the Gdansk Dance Festival between 23rd – 27th August 2021.

Where: klub Zak, Gdansk, Poland

When: August 23-27, 2021

Participation Rules

  • It is open for dancers of contemporary dance (contemporary dance / contemporary ballet) who have a documented artistic activity or/and are professional dancers with a diploma of dance studies.
  • Participation in the contest for a solo is permitted for solos that are autonomous solo performances, the premiere of which took place between 1st January 2020 and 31st May 2021 or prepared especially for the contest (premiere).
  • The solo should not be shorter than 5 minutes and no longer than 20 minutes. One dancer can submit a maximum of two solos.

Solo pieces will be judged by an international jury composed of 5 members. The preselected solos will be judged, and 6 finalists will be selected. Among them I, II and III Prize will be awarded. The organiser will invite to the Jury curators of international dance festivals, personages from the artistic world, and experts in the field of contemporary dance. The composition of the jury will be officially presented on May 18, 2021 on the website The Jury will judge the solos for their artistic value, technical level and originality, awareness of the performance space and dramaturgy of the choreography.

The jury will divide the amount of 5,000 euro between the laureates of the I, II and III prize. The jury has the right not to award any of the participants, or not to divide the amount of 5.,000 euro.

How to apply: fill out an application at

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