Danish co-hosts


  Vestjyllands Højskole – Velling

The Danish folk high schools offer non-formal adult education with room for 70 students on  a typical stay of  3 to 8 months. The students are from all over the world, but mostly Danish. Our main subjects are dancing, music, singing, ceramics, painting, theatre, sustainable lifestyle, cooking, writing (author) and outdoor. Vestjyllands Højskole is the green folk high school of Denmark. Our meals are 90-100% organic, our wind turbine supplies the school with CO2-neutral energy, our solar- and geothermal system keep us warm.

  Musik og teaterhøjskolen – Toftlund

Musik og Teaterhøjskolen is a Danish folk high school located in Toftlund, Denmark. Toftlund lies in the center of the region of Denmark known as Sønderjylland (South Jutland). We specialize in music, singing, audio engineering, electronic music, theatre, contemporary dance, and contemporary circus. Since opening in 1984, the school has raised its profile to a high professional level within rhythmic music and theatre.

  Nørgaards Højskole – Bjerringbro

Nørgaard High School is the high school with major subjects in photo, rhythmic music, electronic music, film plays, dance, culture, art, adventure sports and outdoor. Nørgaard High School offers stays from 18 to up to 39 weeks, and offers city trips to Berlin and New York on all stays. The high school has great facilities both inside and outside, a very wide range of courses and not least a young and dedicated teacher team.

  Testrup Højskole – Mårslet

Testrup Højskole combines highly qualified professional education with the atmosphere of homeliness that characterizes the good life at a folk high school. The major subjects are the theater, art, music, philosophy and writing. At sty at a folk high school involve much more than teaching: lectures, singing, concerts, excursions, theater, sporting activities, cultural café nights, parties, common meetings – as well as the overwhelming mix of togetherness and presence that can only be described in one word: Højskole!

  Limfjordsteatret – Nykøbing Mors

Limfjordsteatret is a professionally run regional theater for the whole of Mors with financial contributions from Morsø Municipality and the state. Limfjordsteatret produces two to five performances a year for children, young people and adults who play locally and are sent on a tour at home and abroad. Limfjordsteatret has a black box and a smaller studio.  In addition, Limfjordsteatret offers theater classes for children and young people.

  Teatret Svalegangen – Aarhus

Teatret Svalegangen is a professional venue both producing and presenting new work every year that is bold, beautiful and roaringly relevant. Teatret Svalegangen, placed in the heart of Aarhus, has 3 stages in varying sizes and more than 20,000 guests visits the theatre annually.

  Team Teatret – Herning

Team Teatret is a regional theater founded in 1968. Thus, Team Teatret is the oldest existing regional theater in Denmark. Team Teatret mission is to create contemporary and debate-creating theater that challenges the audience and the theater. The hall is a black box hall with a scene area of 9.5 x 10 meters.


  Black Box Theatre – Holstebro

Black Box Dance Company builds upon the well-established talent development activities in the city of Holstebro. The Black Box Dance Company provides a highly developed final stepping stone to this process, to strengthen the entire tribe of talented young people. Black Box Dance Company started out in 2013 with 6 handpicked professional European dancers, who were at the beginning of their career, but expanded in October 2014 to 8 dancers, because it was needed for the performance “PUSH” and later “7EVEN”. For the young graduating dancers, the importance of having role models in their environment is a true inspiration.

 Billedresultat for odin teatret Odin Theatre – Holstebro

Odin Theater, also known as the Nordic Theater Laboratory, is a regional theater in Holstebro, supported by the Ministry of Culture and Holstebro Municipality. The activities at the theater includes: own productions, which are both displayed at home and abroad; courses, further education and seminars; research in theater anthropology; an annual festival; publication of periodicals and books; children shows, exhibitions, concerts and panel discussions.

Dramaturgy – Aarhus University

Dramaturgy at Aarhus University has a strong tradition of being oriented towards current and wave-making performing arts forms in its scholarly research, but with a historical scope. Dramaturgy at the university is practised and developed closely with cultural organizations, institutes and businesses, bot with regards to the educational programme and the scholarly research.

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International residency partners

National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying)


”Center for arts, arts for the people”

National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying) in Taiwan is an international arts center focusing on talent development and public service as well as showcasing high quality performing arts and cultural events. The venue consists of multiple spaces, designated to several different forms of stage arts, opera and concerts.

Taiwan Dance Platform


As an independent initiative of National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying), Taiwan Dance Platform aims to create a space for cross-border exchange.

Relateret billede  Circuit-Est – Centre Choreographique


” A place for contemporary dance”

Circuit-Est Centre Coréographique supports professionals within contemporary dance through providing resources for research, creation, advanced training, and professional development. Circuit-Est has five studios to its availability and offers many activities for dance professionals as well as community outreach.

Buildings including theatre sevelin building facade as seen from the road Theatre Sevelin 36


”A choreographic haven”

Théâtre Sévelin 36 is a place for dance, which offers performing arts works with artistic quality and attracts a wide variety of audiences. Théâtre Sévelin 36 also presents a lot of young artists and often have residencies. Furthermore, they programme festivals.

STUK House for dance image and sound STUK


”A house for dance, image and sound”

STUK is a performing arts venue where artists can develop and create new work, within the contexts of dance, images, sound and all in between. STUK considers the social context art arises from an integral aspect of its working field and furthermore STUK is working towards bringing artists and audiences together through active relations.

 Billedresultat for bit teatergarasjen BIT Teatergarasjen


“International venue for performing arts”

Bergen International Theatre – (BIT) Teatergarasjen is a venue in Bergen, with a particular interest in international cooperation and work across artistic genres. BIT Teatergarasjen is involved in co-producing and supporting different kinds of projects both in terms of production and realization, with a focus on high quality works.

  Reykjavík Dance Festival


International centre for choreographic practices

Reykjavík Dance Festival is an international centre for choreographic practices with a focal interest in engaging the audiences. Reykjavík Dance Festivals activities include national and international initiatives throughout the year in the form of mini-festival formats, workshops, and residencies aside from the main festival event in August every year.



“The place to be”

MDT is an international co-production platform and venue for contemporary choreography and performance. The venue consists of one stage and two studios in the middle of Stockholm, where MDT presents performances, showings, festivals, talks and conferences.



“Progressive dance organisation”

Zodiak – Center for New Dance is a progressive dance organisation in Helsinki that produces, present and promote works of high artistic quality and innovation. Zodiak provides a creative environment and collegial platform for independent dance artists and groups.

Further partners & collaborators

Dance & Dramaturgy EU:

La Bellone, Belgium

Centro per la Scena Contemporanea di Bassano del Grappa (CSC), Italy

Theatre Sevelin36, Switzerland

Intersectional partners


Sponsoring partners




Supported by

Augustinus Foundation      The Beckett Foundation