Dancing on the Edge Urgent artistic dialogues with the middle east

Dancing on
the Edge

Dancing on the Edge (DOTE) stimulates artistic exchange with the Middle East and North Africa. The focus is on contemporary theater, dance, film, music and installations of high artistic quality.

The activities of Dancing on the Edge are categorized under 4 headings: ‘Festival’, ‘Exchange’, ‘Academy’ and ‘Other Programming’ and take place in The Netherlands, Europe, and in the Middle East and North Africa. DOTE is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and exists since 2006.

The sixth edition of the Dancing on the Edge Festival will take place from 8 to 18 November 2017 in Amsterdam, Utrecht, The Hague, and Rotterdam. Save the dates and check our website for updates!


  • First performances announced
  • Cineblend Open Air#1: Trances (El hal)
  • Blog II – Three Rooms/ثلاث غرف