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Calling young European choreographers

Posted on October 27, 2010

The first European Festival of Contemporary Dance will be held in Poland from June 28–July 4, 2011.

Organised by Silesian Dance Theatre with the European Union National Institutes for Culture, the festival aims to promote young European choreographers. Performances will be held in Bytom and Karków, Poland.

To apply to appear at the festival, send your CV with a short description of the proposed work, together with photographs and video footage of your past work, to Anna Wróblowska, Silesian Dance Theatre, Ul. Żeromskiego 27, 41-902 Bytom, Poland or by email to The proposed works must be made in Europe, by choreographers resident in Europe, and have simple technical requirements. Applications are open to postgraduate but not undergraduate students. The closing date for applications is February 28. For more information, see



Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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