OPEN CALL: Gabriela Tudor Fellowship for Dance Managers

Do you want to get an insight into the preparation of a festival? Do you want find out more about how dance houses are run in Dublin or Limassol? Do you want to be part of the first Latvian dance platform and attend an international festival in Romania?  Do you want to witness the E-motional artists at work in UK and Romania and attend their final project event in Bucharest?

to the Motion Fund of the E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities programme for a Gabriela Tudor Fellowship. We have 6 grants available for you to discover the dance scenes in Romania – Ireland – Latvia – Cyprus – United Kingdom.

The Gabriela Tudor Fellowship aims to strengthen cultural exchange and collaboration between dance administrators from the project participating countries. The fellowship programme is dedicated to the memory of Gabriela Tudor, who contributed immeasurably to the development of a livelier and more international Romanian dance scene. The fellowship continues and expands an existing initiative launched in 2010 by the Gabriela Tudor Foundation in the United Kingdom (in collaboration with body>data>space) and in the United States of America. Visit for more details.

If you are a dance manager or administrator from one of the E-motional countries you are welcome to apply for an up to 21-day residency, according to the calendar listed below. The E-motional partner organisation in the destination country you choose will be your host during the fellowship and will be offering residencies in order for you to discover and understand how they work and develop their projects as well as accompany and guide you in organising your residency programme. The grant covers international travel expenses, accommodation, per diem and a gross fee of EUR 500.

Destinations & deadlines for application
Under the current call for proposals, destination countries will host fellowships according to the following schedule:

DESTINATION COUNTRIES  (Applicants from CY, IE, LV, UK, RO)                         
[July 2012]
[January 2013]
Ireland [February 2013]
Latvia [February 2013]
Romania [April 2013]

ONLY FOR TURKISH APPLICANTS:                             

[September/October 2012]

March 5, 2012 [for the fellowship in Cyprus and for Turkish applicants] – CLOSED
August 31, 2012 [for all the fellowships taking place in 2013] – selection completed for applicants from Romania and UK, OPEN only for applicants from Cyprus, Ireland and Latvia.

To apply, download the application form from below, fill it in and send it to


For more information contact the local coordination teams as follows:

ROMANIA: Gabriela Tudor Foundation, Cosmin Manolescu,
IRELAND: Dublin Dance Festival, Tiina Ylönen,
LATVIA: The Association of the Professional Dance Choreographers of Latvia, Ilze Zirina,
CYPRUS: Dance House Lemesos, Natasa Georgiou,
UK: body > data > space, Leanne Hammaccot,