Moving Forward Young Dance Makers Award

About Moving Forward

Moving Forward is initiated by Dansmakers Amsterdam, supported by Dansgroep Amsterdam and in cooperation with the Moving Futures partners. The winner of the Young Dance Makers Awardwins a residency programme and develops a new performance. 

The Moving Forward trajectory offers to one graduated and promising choreographer the unique chance to develop themselves and their work during one year. The Trajectory forms the bridge from education to the professional working field, in which the maker has access to an existing network an has the chance to develop with the artistic and professional support a new performance. 

Supported by Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst, Dansgroep Amsterdam, Gemeente Amsterdam, Fonds voor de Podiumkunsten, ITS festival Moving Forward Partners DansBrabant, Dansateliers, Random Collision, Generale Oost, Dansmakers Amsterdam


Moving Forward Young Dance Makers Award

- 2015

Winner: Jija Sohn (SNDO, Amsterdam). >>>

Moving Forward trajectory: Geisha's Miracle (2016) >>>

- 2016 >>>

nominees: Sophie Mayeux (ArtEZ dansacademy 2016), Lester Arias (SNDO - AHK, 2016), Asher Lev (DAS Choreography, AHK. 2016) & Evangelos Biskas V (FHK dance, 2016)

winner: Evangelos Biskas V (Fontys, Tilburg)

Moving Forward trajectory: In Search of a Title (2017) >>>

- 2017 >>>

nominees: Ellis van Veldhuizen (Fontys, Tilburg), Andrea Zavala Folache (SNDO, Amsterdam), Sigrid Stigsdatter Mathiassen (SNDO, Amsterdam) 



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