Awards 2020

In 2021 RIDCC will hand out an XL Production Award, an Audience Award and ten Partner Awards by internationally recognised dance companies and institutions.

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XL Production Award

The XL Production Award is a unique and truly unprecedented prize in the international dance-world. The prize enables the winning choreographer to create a complete professional production. .

Audience Award

Visitors of RIDCC determine through a voting system which choreography is the audience favourite.

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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Scapino Ballet Rotterdam
The winner of the Scapino Award will receive the possibility to create a new choreographic work for Scapino Ballet Rotterdam.

As the most long-standing contemporary dance company in the Netherlands, Scapino Ballet Rotterdam is at the forefront of Holland’s internationally renowned dance culture leaded by artistic director Ed Wubbe since 1992.
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Skånes Dansteater
Skånes Dansteater offers the possibility to one choreographer to teach/rework the duet for the dancers at Skånes Dansteater during the season 20-21 with a guarantee that it will be performed.

Skånes Dansteater is Sweden′s largest independent dance company. Skanes Dansteater is a contemporary dance repertory ensemble presenting works by Swedish and international choreographers based in Malmö.
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Club Guy and Roni / Poetic Disasters Club
The Poetic Disasters Club from Guy and Roni will offer 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 until 10 international young performers. An interdisciplinary cast what includes dancers, actors, and musicians, in their last year of education.

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 fresh and contemporary repertoire, performed by a young international ensemble of an interdisciplinary cast.
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Avant Garde Dance Company
Avant Garde Dance Company offers the possibility to choreograph a piece for the dancers of Avant Garde Dance Company.

Avant Garde Dance Company is at the forefront of London’s innovative Hip hop/ Contemporary Dance scene. The company was founded in 2001 and is led by Artistic Director Tony Adigun.
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Conny Janssen Danst
The winner will receive the opportunity to present their duet, shown in the competition, with dancers of Conny Janssen Danst during a short national tour of DANSLOKAAL, a talent development production by Conny Janssen Danst.

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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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 (formerly the Rotterdam Dance Academy) 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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Dansateliers will offer a 2 weeks research residency in their studios with coaching by the team of Dansateliers, followed by 3 studio presentations.

Dansateliers is an independent house for the development of contemporary dance based in Rotterdam. Through all its activities the organization ensures an ongoing nurturing of the national and international contemporary dance field.
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Maas Theater en Dans
One week studio availability in the Maas theater en dans production house in Rotterdam plus one performance in their beautiful theater Maaspodium.

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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