What is DANCE ON TOUR Austria (DOTA)?
DANCE ON TOUR Austria is a project by Tanzquartier Wien and in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign 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. Artists and companies based in Austria as well as foreign promoters can submit applications.
Which countries are involved?
Support will be available in the following European countries:
Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Croatia, Rumania, Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldavia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine and Belarus
How do you apply for DOTA funding?
The applicant needs to submit the application form (for artists or promoters respectively) to apply for DOTA funding. In case of a successful application, the applicant 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 and until two weeks prior to the scheduled tour performance. Funding will be available for the third and fourth quarter of 2018. The tour performance must take place within the two last quarters of the 2018 fiscal year, i. e. from 1.7. until 31.12.2018.
What are the criteria for the selection process?
Applications will regularly be selected by three independent jury members. Jury members are Angela Glechner, Bettina Hagen and Astrid Peterle.
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 Vienna as part of the cultural division of the city council 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. Since June 2013, she has been curator of theatre, dance and performance for the city council Vienna, a position she will step down from at the end of September 2018.
Astrid Peterle joined the Jewish Museum Vienna in 2010. In 2018, she became chief curator. Since May 2017, she has been curator of Donaufestival Krems’ performance section. After her university studies in history and art history in Vienna, Berlin and New York, she obtained a PhD in 2009 and was a lecturer at universities in Vienna, Graz and Salzburg. She is the author of several articles on Jewish cultural history, on contemporary art, especially performance art, choreography, photography and feminist art practices.
DOTA’s objective is to support and improve conditions for touring productions in central, eastern and south-eastern Europe. TQW will take on all administrative tasks concerning the project and will act as intermediary between all applicants and the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs.
When will results be released?
All successful applicants who receive funding will be contacted directly by TQW.
Contact and additional information:
+43-1-581 35 91-86 (Mondays and Wednesdays: 10.00–14.00)