Open Call 2020

Théâtre de Liège, Belgium Apply by 16 August 2020

The Fondation BNP Paribas and three partner theatres (including ETC Member Théâtre de Liège) announce the launch of the call for applications for the 2nd edition of the DANSATHON, the international dance hackathon.

The 2nd edition of the Dansathon, which will take place from 20–22 November 2020 in Liège, if the global health situation allows, will bring together 8 multidisciplinary teams to imagine the future of dance in the digital age. Dancers, choreographers, designers, web developers and even start-ups can apply between 16 June and 16 August 2020 via

Founded and sponsored by the Fondation BNP Paribas, this event is co-organised by the Maison de la Danse in Lyon, Sadler’s Wells in London and the Théâtre de Liège. Forty-eight participants will be provided with resources, technological tools and spaces to compete and attempt to win a grant of €20,000 awarded by the Fondation BNP Paribas. 

Apply directly on or download the open call below

2020 Dansathon – Open Call


Watch below the trailer of Digital Umbillical, Dansathon laureate in London.

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