Think Big 2022

Applications are open for 'Think Big 2022' a residency programme for young choreographers in Hanover.

For the eighth edition of their joint residence program, the Staatsballett Hannover (directed by Marco Goecke) and the festival TANZtheater INTERNATIONAL are looking for three young contemporary dance choreographers at the beginning of their professional careers.

Each choreographer will create a production of max. 20 minutes for a temporary ensemble of up to nine dancers within a shared rehearsal period of six weeks in Hanover. The dancers will be selected by the choreographers and will be engaged exclusively for the three residency project productions.

Benefits will include accomodation, travel, expenses. rehearsals in the spacious ballet studios and a presentation at TANZtheater INTERNATIONAL 2022 (September, 1st – 11th).

Open audition for dancers presumably in April/ May, rehearsals from the end of July, premieres at the beginning of September.

Deadline for applications with CV, project description and video link or DVD is February 18th, 2022. Applications can be sent via e-mail to 

For further information see HERE.