Call for Performance Proposals

We invite proposals for the Performance program that address the Panpapanpalya 2018 core themes: dance, gathering, generations, learning and related sub-themes: community, sustainability, diversity and inclusion. This could include performance works from the following groups:

Children/Young people: (Primary and Secondary School students / Dance school students aged 6 – 16 years). Minimum number of dancers x2, maximum x15 (no adult dancers). Maximum length of performance piece is 5 minutes.

Click here for Children/Young people proposal form

Tertiary/University Students: This program is aimed at individual or groups who are enrolled in a program of study after they have left school. Minimum number of dancers x2, maximum x15. Maximum length of performance piece is 10 minutes.

Click here for Tertiary/University students proposal form

Adults: This program is aimed at individuals or groups of adults from all ages, professional independent artists or amateur/non-professional. Minimum number of dancers x2, maximum x15. Maximum length of performance piece is 10 minutes.

Click here for Adults proposal form

Intergeneration: This program is aimed at individuals and groups that combine different generations from babies to seniors dancing together and may include amateur/non-professional, professional independent artists, performance groups and collectives. Minimum number of dancers x2, maximum x15. Maximum length of performance piece is 10 minutes.

Click here for Intergeneration proposal form

Key dates
24 April 2017: Open call for proposals
1 September 2017: Submissions close
31 October 2017: Notification of acceptance

All groups will present their work on at least one of the two evenings offered (Monday 9 July and Tuesday 10 July 2018).

The Performance Program committee will consider all proposals.  Performers should anticipate technical limitations associated with the very tight technical and spacing schedules of the congress.

Opportunities to participate in POP UP performances and the Creative Gatherings program during the week will be published soon.

If you have a question about Performances  send an email to the Committee Administrator: