13. – 19.6.2018

Artistic director Jorma Uotinen


Purpose of this event is to present diversity of dance – different styles, different aged dancers, groups from Finland and abroad. Dance Schools on Stage is organized by Kuopio Dance Festival and Association of Dance Institutes in Finland STOPP

13.-15.6.2018, Kulttuuriareena 44 venue (addr. Kauppakatu 44, Kuopio)
1. Dance style
Dance style is free choice
2. Requirements for group
· Group min 4 dancers
· Dancers are aged 7 – 20 years
· No graduated dancers
3. Requirements for performance
· Duration max 10 min
· Basic technical solutions. Max 3 light situations
4. Applying
·  Apply 6.11.2017-15.1.2018 by
email to production(at)kuopiodancefestival.fi or click application button
·  We need following information:
   - Short information of dance school, performing group and piece
   - Piece can be also in work in progress
   - Day you would like to perform
   - Contact person; name, e-mail, tel.
   - Vimeo or youtube -link to the piece


5. Financial conditions
· Kuopio Dance Festival will pay a travel grant for each performing group. Amount will be announced later.
· Kuopio Dance festival will take care of marketing, media and general arrangements concerning the     performance
· Other expenses and arrangements will be covered by the schools / performing groups. Apply funding for your costs from your country!
6. Other conditions

· Every group has possibility to 30 min stage rehearsals and common run-through rehearsal on the performance day at the Kulttuuriareena 44 venue.
· Chosen groups and schools are committed to hype performances in its own social media channels. Notifications will be linked to www.kuopiodancefestival.fi

Maija Parviainen/ Kuopio Dance Festival
tel. +358 50 313 4949