Application deadline : November 15th

The Festival
The Venue
Application Guidelines & Conditions
Schedule
The Festival
 

The International Choreographic Festival of Blois will take place in Blois, France, from July 3rd to 7th.

The Festival aims to bring the art of dance to the city of Blois, France and to democratize this art form by offering performances, dance short-film screenings, master classes, performance workshops and community outreach events.

In its first edition, the festival is born from a partnership between the city of Blois and the internationally acclaimed dance company AZOTH Dance Theatre, which has held many professional choreographic events in the Loir-et-Cher (French Department) since 2014.

This festival is a platform for companies to produce their work and network with other international artists and potential supporters.

The goal of this festival is :

1. to offer professional and high quality dance performances and other dance events to the citizens of Blois, the Loir-et-Cher and the Region Centre.

2. to enable foreign professional dance companies to perform in France in an historical and renowned theatre 

3. to present a wide range of dance styles and to democratize this art form by introducing the audiences to these styles

The Venue
 

Performances will be presented at one of the most prestigious venues in Blois : La Halle aux Grains

 

Located in the heart of the city, La Halle aux Grains is a magnificent theatre with a programmation in dance, theatre, music and all kind of events.

  • 630 seats
  • Stage : 195 m2 
  • Renowned national theatre
  • Located in the heart of the city
  • 2 technicians
Application Guidelines & Conditions
 

We are looking for 7 dance companies to present their work at the festival.

We intend to present 3 different shows.

In this matter, the program of the performances will be different each day and companies will have the opportunity to perform at 2 shows and present (a) piece(s) no longer than 15-20 minutes.

The same piece can be performed twice, or companies can perform 2 different pieces.

We encourage companies to apply with several pieces

The festival does not take in charge transportation and accommodation. In order to help companies, we can organize everything for the companies and provide them with full production packages (see fees below)

We do offer the opportunity for companies to teach master classes and companies receive 80% of the amount of each masterclass

To apply please send :
Full video of the piece(s) you wish to perform at the festival (up to 15-20 minutes pieces)
Company press kit or company/choreographer/dancers biographies
Mandatory technical needs for your piece (optional, only if your piece can't be performed without some specific technical needs)

to be sent to azothdancetheatre@gmail.com via wetransfer or dropbox

Please send an email to azothdancetheatre@gmail.com if you don't hear back from us within one week after your submission, in case your email got lost

Production package

We provide a complete production package (airfare excluded) to be paid by each company taking part in the festival.

Production package fee depends on the number of artists and it includes for everyone :