Open Calls

Open Calls for cont·act Contemporary Dance Festival 2023:

2022’s edition of cont·act Contemporary Dance Festival brought about a refreshed brand and name that reinforced our commitment to bringing artists and audiences together, and bridging perspectives and building connections. As we continue into our 13th edition, we are looking for unique, distinctive artists and works for the following:

  • Open Stage: Tour-ready, high-calibre short performance works from all over the world, especially Southeast Asia. Each year, Open Stage presents a robust selection of exciting dance talent, creating a space for Singaporean, Southeast Asian and international dance artists to share the stage and connect with local audiences.

    Application deadline: 13 November 2022

  • Off Stage: Off Stage seeks Singapore-based movement artists and performance-makers with existing works-in-progress to be presented in an intimate studio setting, accompanied by opportunities for audience feedback and further performances.

Application deadline: 15 December 2022

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Information accurate at time of publication.
Image in header: ORGARHYTHM by Kenji Shinohe, presented at Open Stage 2021. Original photo by Bernie Ng.