Emerge Festival - Applications Now Open, C-12 Dance Theatre

  • London, South East
  • combined arts, dance, interdisciplinary arts, theatre
  • Adam Towndrow


Emerge Festival 2018 Week 1: November 6th - 10th Week 2: November 13th - 17th Providing artists the opportunity to share, take risks and develop their practise over 5 consecutive nights at The Space, London. Showcasing a new work to other artists, local and the general public and to special guests that include funders, venues and producers.

 We are looking for 10 dance/physical theatre works to be presented at the Emerge Festival 2018.  This is an open application, looking to engage choreographers/physical theatre makers, who are looking to create a work for the Festival in November. The work cannot be longer than 10 minutes, or have more than 4 performers.  ’Emerge’ refers to the emergence of new work/a new direction, regardless of age, experience or gender. The festival provides artistic, marketing and technical support. Each choreographer will get to meet, interact and connect with similar artists, as well as the opportunity to chat about sustaining and developing their own work to tour.  

This will be the 7th Emerge Festival, having originally started in 2012.  It has supported 77 choreographers, with many works that have premiered at the festival, have gone on to be funded, fully realised and booked to perform at other events, as a direct result of being involved in the festival. Previous choreographers/practitioners have included: John Ross, Feet Off The Ground, Kendra J Horsburgh, Neus Gil Cortes, Lewis Major, Kenrick H2O Sandy, Annie-Lunnette Deakin-Foster, James Williams, Kloe Dean, Lee Griffiths, Luke Brown to name a few. 

Email for an application or if you have any questions. Deadline for applications is August 13th. Best wishes, C-12 Dance Theatre