Online applications have already opened, and will remain open until the 11th of November 2021. Young artists can apply for the 26th International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival which is taking place at Stuttgarts TREFFPUNKT Rotebuehlplatz from 17th to 20st March 2022. Competition pieces should be in a contemporary language of movement and an original performance with individual style. The jury will choose 18 artists, who will compete against each other for three prizes in the category choreography and three prizes in the category dance. Two further prizes will be awarded by the audience. Applications can only be made online. The conditions for taking part as well as the online application portal can be found on
International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival Stuttgart, Germany
The International Solo-Dance-Theatre Festival under the artistic direction of Marcelo Santos is the only competition throughout Europe that gives young artists the opportunity to present their dancing and choreographic ideas and abilities in front of an international, knowledgeable audience. The festival offers a good framework for establishing important contacts for an artistic career and into the professional dancing scene for many young dancers and choreographers. On three evenings, six choreographic productions – mostly world premieres – will be presented. On the third evening, the jury will announce the nominations for the final.
The jury will award three prizes in the category choreography and three prizes in the category dance, all ranging between EUR 3,500 and EUR 1,500. Two further prizes both worth EUR 500 will be awarded by the audience.
The festival’s trustees will choose 18 competitors from among the online applications
received by 11th November. The festival focusses on the promotion of young artists. To this end, competitors should be under 30 years old. The choreographed solo dance pieces submitted should be under a year old and between nine and 12 minutes long.
The choreographer may interpret his or her own piece. Applications can only be made online.
An was created for the festival last year with exciting insights and reviews of 25 years of festival history.
Further information can be found on and