Dance Exchange Program

The Dance Exchange Program supports young dancers from India facilitating their participation to the festival and offering them a special structured program introducing the full spectrum of aspects of Contact Improvisation focusing on research, practice and performance.

The program includes theoretical, practical sessions and video screenings, questioning and exploring the practice of CI with experienced teachers from all over the world. The dance exchange program is for Indian nationals only, for a maximum of 30 participants, DEP’s introduction part will be from 16-19/01 and the actual festival from 20-27/01. Please note that to be able to be part of the DEP full participation is required from each participant from the 16th January until the performance evening on 27th of January included.

Berlin CI Scholarship

We are happy to offer the year 2016 a Dance Exchange Program for max 10 Indian dancers. It will take place within the Festival from 4th to 8th May 2016.

The Scholarship is for Indian nationals only for maximum of 10 participants. Since the places are limited we ask you kindly to send your cv and motivation letter before 15st March. We will get back to you before 1st April.

The facilitators are Vega Katri Luukkonen (FIN) and Tara Iiris Raipala (FIN) . A team of former program participants will coordinate the administration for the Dance Exchange program.

The program is supported by the Contact Bewegen e.V Dresden.