Awards 2024

In 2024 zal RIDCC de volgende prijzen uitreiken: een XL Productie Award, een Publieksprijs en de Partner Awards, mogelijk gemaakt door internationaal erkende dansgezelschappen en -instellingen.

 “Ik wil iedereen heel erg bedanken voor deze ervaring, waarin we ons gewaardeerd en vereerd voelden. Het komt niet vaak voor dat je deelneemt aan een wedstrijd waarbij de vlucht en accommodatie compleet worden verzorgd. Ook vond ik het fantastisch dat de prijzen, naast de XL Award, je eigen ontwikkeling aanmoedigen, waardoor deze competitie meer over groei gaat dan alleen maar over winnen.”
-RIDCC 2019 deelnemer

XL Productie Award

De XL Productie Award is een unieke en ongeëvenaarde prijs in de internationale danswereld, met een waarde van 100.000 euro. De prijs stelt de winnende choreograaf in staat om een volledige, professionele productie te maken. In samenwerking met Scapino Ballet Rotterdam en RIDCC. Mogelijk gemaakt door Droom&Daad.


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Partner Awards

Dutch National Ballet
Dutch National Ballet is offering a talented choreographer a place in their Choreographic Academy. The choreographer will receive the possibility to research and create with the dancers of the Junior Company. A sharing with a selected audience will be part of the research and creation process.

Dutch National Ballet, leaded by artistic director Ted Brandsen since 2012, has evolved into one of the world’s foremost ballet companies. With a unique and wide repertoire, a tradition of innovation, and around 80 dancers from all over the world, the company plays a leading role in Dutch cultural life and beyond.
The Junior Company of the Dutch National Ballet, leaded by Ernst Meisner, was established in 2013 to be a stepping stone for young dancers.
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Skånes Dansteater
Skånes Dansteater will provide an opportunity to perform in their venue in Malmö plus an opportunity to spend some time in the studio developing new concepts totally unconditionally. 

Skånes Dansteater is a company in motion. By offering you a variety of relevant and evolving experiences, we contribute to a sustainable society through our company of dancers and our inclusive community projects. We work in close dialogue with the arts, society and the people in the world we all share, so that more people can discover the power of contemporary dance.
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MiR dance Company Gelsenkirchen
The winner of the MiR Dance Company Award will be offered the possibility to create a site-specific project for their season 2023-2024. 

Under the direction of Giuseppe Spota, the MiR Dance Company Gelsenkirchen is building its own repertoire with a special focus on contemporary dance. The company also has its finger on the pulse of the times in the topics of its productions. Spota does not miss the time to trace in dance what moves us and the world. The fourteen performers who have come to Gelsenkirchen from all over the world prove their strong artistic personalities. They translate the traditional dance vocabulary into a whole new expressive body language. Located in the unique music theatre in the district, the company stands for a contemporary dance that is rooted in the Ruhr area, but develops radiance far beyond. 
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Club Guy and Roni / Poetic Disasters Club.
Club Guy and Roni offers a research of 2 weeks to their chosen winner. With the possibility of a full production afterwards. The winner will work with a group of 6 – 10 international, young performers. The Poetic Disasters Club is a joined initiative of Club Guy & Roni, Noord Nederlands Toneel (NNT) and Slagwerk Den Haag (SDH). It is dedicated to the creation of a fresh and contemporary repertoire, performed by a young international ensemble of an interdisciplinary cast.

Club Guy & Roni is an international dance company based in Groningen, led by choreographers Roni Haver and Guy Weizman. The company was founded in 2002. The performances are characterised by collaborations with artists in film and theatre and are always accompanied by live musicians that often play a part in the choreography. Since 2018 Club Guy & Roni is part of NITE (National Interdisciplinary Theater Ensemble) together with Noord Nederlands Toneel + Asko|Schönberg + Slagwerk Den Haag. Club Guy & Roni’s performances are high energy and have an explosive character. The choreography is precise and demands technically highly skilled dansers. Typically each of the dancers stand out with their own personality that differ greatly from each other.  The Poetic Disasters Club is the group of young dancers, actors and musicians that join Club Guy & Roni each year. These young performers are in their last year of their education and they come from all over the world to join the Club for the period of one year.
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Dansateliers will offer a two weeks research residency in their studios with dramaturgical coaching by the team of Dansateliers. The residency is concluded with three public studio presentations in order to share the work-in-progress. Formal and informal formats will be offered to assemble feedback with the public present. Part of the residency will be to share the artists’ practice with our community in the weekly Monday movementclass.

Dansateliers is an independent house for the development of contemporary dance and a home for dance artists. The organization invests in dance dramaturgy, creative producing, (international) research and a diverse palette of dance artists – each with their very own artistic form, language and signature. Dansateliers initiates research to unfold undiscovered potential to feed into the dance artists’ practice in order to broaden work opportunities. Our goal is to create versatile grounds for a professional and multilayered artistic practice, which can manifest itself in a local, national and international context. Dansateliers is a member of the European Dancehouse Network and is structurally funded by the Rotterdam Municipality and the Performing Arts Funds. 
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Centre Chorégraphique Nationale de Crétail et du Val-du-Marne/EMKA
Centre chorégraphique national de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne | EMKA provides a valuable prize of 5000 euros to spend a week in the studio to develop a project. 

Create, gather, share. Open to all, the CCN of Créteil and Val-de-Marne is a borderless space dedicated to choreographic creation in all its forms, shining on the national and international stage through its creations and cultural initiatives. Dance is our universal language. Performances, residencies, workshops, and training for all levels fuel our ambition for exchange and discovery. We foster innovation, research, and interdisciplinary collaborations to push the boundaries of dance. We work to make dance accessible to all audiences, regardless of age, origin, or physical condition.
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Codarts Rotterdam
The winner of the Codarts Award will receive the possibility to work with Codarts dancers on a mutually agreed production.

Codarts Rotterdam is an international university providing high level professional arts education in music, dance and circus arts. The dance department of Codarts  is one of the leading institutes for contemporary dance in Europe. Codarts offers bachelor programmes in dance and in teaching dance, a Master in Arts Therapy and a Master programme in choreography. Graduates from Codarts can be found all over the world in successful careers in their respective fields. The aspiring dancers of Codarts have the opportunity to gain experience through artistic collaborations with a wide range of choreographers and teachers.
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MAAS Theater en Dans
A tailor-made prize will be awarded in a mutual agreement project with Maas Theater en Dans and the winner.

Maas is a company of professional makers who make theater and dance for children, young people, young adults, their families and friends. The Maaspodium is a theatrical nightspot with a dynamic and cultural content. The company Maas makes quality theater and dance in all shapes and sizes.
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Tanzlabor ROXY Ulm

TanzLabor ROXY Ulm
TanzLabor ROXY Ulm offers a “ResearchLab” residency that facilitates and promotes artistic creation in the field of dance. The ReserachLab encourages artistic risks and aims to enrich the creative imagination for dance makers. We create a tailormade cooperation that supports the choreographers with a residency for their team, travel expenses, rehearsal space, local accommodation and a contribution towards their production costs.  

TanzLabor was established in 2021 and is led by artistic director Pablo Sansalvador, it offers participants creative opportunities to develop innovative artistic content in dance. TanzLabor is a focal point that creates deeper connections between the audiences and dance makers on a local and global scale.
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Korzo offers the chosen maker a residency to create a piece for CaDance festival 2025, a festival created by Korzo.

Korzo is a leading performance hub and a creative producer in The Hague (The Netherlands). We work with artists whose activities intersect dance and movement; they push the boundaries and look beyond conventional artistic productions. They reflect the current leading talent in the fields of dance, music, physical theatre, and circus. We recognize talent, give room for experiment and exploration. We bring artists and the audience together in innovative formats based on the belief that talent is best served with surprising connections and an innovative perspectives. It is no coincidence that we have chosen “Here to Move You” as our motto.
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Tanz Bielefeld

Tanz Bielefeld
TANZ Bielefeld is offering the winning artist a short-term residency with the dance ensemble. The program is conceived to be a creative laboratory focusing on the choreographic research itself, rather than a finished product, and concludes in a public presentation.

TANZ Bielefeld is a contemporary dance company under the artistic direction of Felix Landerer. Under the umbrella of the stages and orchestras of the city of Bielefeld, the choreographer is committed to establishing the ensemble as a creative hub among international pioneers, shaped by his choreographic vocabulary, and dedicated to creative research and exchange. The ten ensemble members represent an accumulation of cultures and creative perspectives that are representative of the strive for diversity in expression. Every season, TANZ Bielefeld invites international collaborators to broaden the company’s choreographic repertoire and to facilitate knowledge exchange through residency programs.
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Conny Janssen Danst
A tailor-made prize will be awarded. The company will look every year to see which type of collaboration will best support the selected choreographer.

Artistic director and choreographer Conny Janssen has founded Conny Janssen Danst in 1992. Conny Janssen Danst is one of the leading modern dance companies in the Netherlands. The work of Conny Janssen is widely known for the strong physical and theatrical power of the dancers and the surprising diversity of her performances, in which high-quality dance is always central.
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