DANCE ON TOUR

DANCE ON TOUR Austria (DOTA) is a project by Tanzquartier Wien in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs. DANCE ON TOUR Austria offers financial support to contemporary dance and performance artists and companies based in Austria who wish to go on tour with their production.

Who is it for?

Only artists and companies based in Austria are eligible for funding. International promoters, as well as artists and companies based in Austria, can submit applications.

Which countries are involved?

Support is available for all European countries.

How to apply for DOTA funding?

The applicant must submit the application form (for artists or promoters) to apply for DOTA funding. In case of a successful application, applicants will need to sign a contract by which they comply with all terms and conditions of the billing and report agreements.

When to apply for funding?

Applications are open now until six weeks before the scheduled tour performance. Since funding will be granted for 2022, guest performances must take place from 1 January to 31 December 2022.

Which expenses can be funded?

In case of a successful application and the availability of sufficient funds, the following expenses can be reimbursed: travel costs, transport costs, accommodation costs, per diems, and fees (performance fee, rehearsal allowance, and production manager allowance).

To get these costs reimbursed within the framework of DOTA, the applicant must apply the minimal fee structure according to the recommendation of the IGFT[1]. In case of a successful application, DOTA reimburses up to 50 % of the performance fee.

What are the criteria for the selection process?

Three independent jury members will regularly select applications. Jury members are Angela Glechner, Bettina Hagen and Astrid Peterle.

DOTA’s objective

DOTA’s objective is to support and improve conditions for touring productions in Europe. TQW will take on all project administrative tasks and act as an intermediary between applicants and the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs.

When will the results be released?

All successful applicants who receive funding will be contacted directly by TQW.

 

[1] Performance fee recommendation: For the first two performances € 350 minimum (per person and performance); for all further guest performances € 200 minimum (per person and performance).

Rehearsal fee recommendation: € 165 gross-gross per day and for eight hours of rehearsal or working time. It should apply to all involved in the artistic teams and to both self-employed and employed. Find out more

 

Jury

Angela Glechner has been artistic director of SZENE Salzburg and Festival Sommerszene since 2012. She is also head of the EU programme apap – advancing performing arts project. She previously worked as curator of the International Summer Festival at Kampnagel Hamburg and of the independent arts scene in Vienna as part of the cultural division of the city council of Vienna. She was also responsible for the project management of the EU-supported programme IDEE (Initiatives in Dance through European Exchange).

Bettina Hagen has been an independent dance and theatre critic at Falter since 2007, and she is a frequent contributor to corpus, springerin, k2centrope, and der Standard. She was part of the jury for the 1. Prix Jardin d’Europe 2008 and for the XXII. Certamen Coreográfico de Madrid. Between 2013 and 2018, she was curator of theatre, dance, and performance for the city council of Vienna.

Astrid Peterle has been head of curatorial programming at Kunsthalle Wien since June 2022. From 2010 to 2022, she worked for the Jewish Museum of the City of Vienna; in 2018, she became its chief curator. She has been curator of the donaufestival Krems’ performance section since 2017. After her university studies in history and art history in Vienna, Berlin, and New York, she received a Ph.D. in 2009 and was a lecturer at Vienna, Graz, and Salzburg universities. She is the author of several articles on contemporary art, especially performance art, choreography, photography and feminist art practices, and Jewish cultural history.

DANCE ON TOUR Austria (DOTA) is a project by Tanzquartier Wien in cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs. DANCE ON TOUR Austria offers financial support to contemporary dance and performance artists and companies based in Austria who wish to go on tour with their production.

Who is it for?

Only artists and companies based in Austria are eligible for funding. International promoters, as well as artists and companies based in Austria, can submit applications.

Which countries are involved?

Support is available for all European countries.

How to apply for DOTA funding?

The applicant must submit the application form (for artists or promoters) to apply for DOTA funding. In case of a successful application, applicants will need to sign a contract by which they comply with all terms and conditions of the billing and report agreements.

When to apply for funding?

Applications are open now until six weeks before the scheduled tour performance. Since funding will be granted for 2022, guest performances must take place from 1 January to 31 December 2022.

Which expenses can be funded?

In case of a successful application and the availability of sufficient funds, the following expenses can be reimbursed: travel costs, transport costs, accommodation costs, per diems, and fees (performance fee, rehearsal allowance, and production manager allowance).

To get these costs reimbursed within the framework of DOTA, the applicant must apply the minimal fee structure according to the recommendation of the IGFT[1]. In case of a successful application, DOTA reimburses up to 50 % of the performance fee.

What are the criteria for the selection process?

Three independent jury members will regularly select applications. Jury members are Angela Glechner, Bettina Hagen and Astrid Peterle.

DOTA’s objective

DOTA’s objective is to support and improve conditions for touring productions in Europe. TQW will take on all project administrative tasks and act as an intermediary between applicants and the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs.

When will the results be released?

All successful applicants who receive funding will be contacted directly by TQW.

 

[1] Performance fee recommendation: For the first two performances € 350 minimum (per person and performance); for all further guest performances € 200 minimum (per person and performance).

Rehearsal fee recommendation: € 165 gross-gross per day and for eight hours of rehearsal or working time. It should apply to all involved in the artistic teams and to both self-employed and employed. Find out more

 

 
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