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Open Call ResearchLab

ReserachLab is a dance residency programme launched by the platform ROXY Tanzlabor Ulm. Every year it offers up to four residencies. For residency three and four 2021 the open call is now open for applications until May 31.

During the 3-week residency, emerging choreographers are nurtured to realise their ideas from concept to live performance. ResearchLab provides studio space, travel costs, a living allowance, a production budget and local accommodation for up to five artists. The selected artists are invited to co-produce the work created during the residency. The ResearchLab aims to power imagination through dance by creating optimal conditions for dance artists and establishing a dialogue with the audiences through open rehearsals.

All kinds of young, emerging and established choreographers are welcome to apply no matter what kind of dance style they do. ResearchLab is a melting pot of dance techniques; it is appreciated if the end performance consist of a mix of different styles to create an innovative performance for the audience.

ResearchLab 3 begins on 15 September 2021, its premiere takes place on 6 October 2021. ResearchLab 4 begins on 9 November 2021 with the premiere taking place on the 1 December 2021. More information about the open call can be found here.

With four playable halls, around 80,000 visitors a year and 220 events in the fields of music, cabaret, comedy, literature, theatre, dance and visual arts as well as interactive formats and parties, the ROXY Tanzlabor Ulm is one of the largest socio-cultural centres in southern Germany.