Meeting People. Seeing Work. Sharing Experiences. MAKING CONNECTIONS.
American Dance Abroad assists artistic directors, choreographers, administrators, and artist representatives/agents with access to marketplaces, international festivals, conferences, or other platforms for networking. We often host a space at marketplaces and form carefully balanced delegations of artists and managers to attend. Opportunities are constantly evolving, and levels of support vary. Please fill out this form to self-nominate if you’re interested in attending any the following events that we have travelled to/ will potentially travel to:
Aerowaves Spring Forward: Three day festival of promising emerging choreographers held in a different European city in April each year. April 28-30, 2017 – Aarhus, Denmark.
Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM): Australia’s leading, internationally focused industry event for contemporary performing arts. February 19-23, 2018 – Brisbane, Australia.
China Shanghai International Arts Festival Performing Arts Fair (ChinaSPAF): The performing arts portion of the month-long China Shanghai International Arts Festival. October 2017 – Shanghai, China.
CINARS Biennale: International networking marketplace with showcases in dance, music, theatre, multidisciplinary arts and circus, occurring every two years in Québec. November 2018 – Montreal, Canada.
Czech Dance Platform: Organized by the Tanec Praha civic association, presenting a selection of the most important works of contemporary dance and movement theatre in the past year. April 6-9, 2017 – Prague, Czech Republic.
ICE HOT: Nordic Dance Platform that aims to present Nordic contemporary dance at its best. December 12-16, 2018 – Reykjavik, Iceland.
International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA): Twice a year, ISPA Congresses bring together performing arts leaders to discover the next great idea, strengthen relationships, and rejuvenate their passion for the arts. January 10-12, 2017 – New York, USA; May 23-27, 2017 – Montreal, Canada.
internationale tanzmesse NRW: The largest professional gathering dedicated exclusively to contemporary dance, which takes place every two years (generally at the end of August). August 29-September 2, 2018 – Düsseldorf, Germany.
IETM: Network of performing arts organizations and individuals that holds two plenary meetings a year in different European cities, and smaller meetings all over the world. Plenary Meeting: April 20-23, 2017 – Bucharest, Romania; IETMCampus: June 5-11, 2017 – Polverigi, Italy
Performing Arts Market Seoul (PAMS): A window to contemporary performing arts in Asia. October 2017 – Seoul, South Korea.
TPAM International Performing Arts Meeting in Yokohama: An opportunity for international professionals in the contemporary performing arts to interact through performance and meetings. February 11-19, 2017 – Yokohama, Japan