Dancing on the Edge Urgent artistic dialogues with the middle east



Since 2012 scholarships have been provided for talented dancers from the MENA region in order to participate in the Amsterdam Summer Intensive program, organized by the Henny Jurriens Foundation.

During a three week long program, dancers can take technique classes and participate in workshops given by teachers representing the most important companies and styles in today’s contemporary dance world. These have included Ultima Vez/ Wim Vandekeybus, Eastman/Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Akram Khan Company, and others. Dancers can also attend performances for the cutting-edge Julidans Festival which takes place at the same time.

The scholarships cover travel and housing expenses, program fees, and some performance tickets.

We are currently reviewing the applications for the 2020 scholarships. If you have applied, you will be contacted as soon as possible.

The 2020 scholarships are scheduled to start July 6th in Amsterdam. If there are any changes as a result of the Corona crisis, you will be informed as soon as possible.


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