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Call for applications 2023 I 21st edition

Indoor and Outdoor programming

21st edition of Festival Quartiers Danses


The call for applications is now closed.
Applications for the 21st edition of the Festival are no longer being accepted. The selection committee is currently evaluating all applications and final decisions will be announced before March 2023.
Thank you for your interest in the FQD!
Join in 2023 for our next edition. The upcoming call for applications will take place in October 2023. 


Would you like to be part of the programming of the 21st edition of  Festival Quartiers Danses (FQD)? 
Following its festive and daring 20th edition,  Festival Quartiers Danses is launching an invitation to Montreal and Canadian choreographers wishing to present a Montreal or world premiere at its 21st edition, which will be held from September 6 to 17, 2023.
An opportunity for emerging, mid-career and established contemporary dance artists, you can submit your application for our indoor and outdoor programming now!
For the indoor programming
  • Proposed pieces must be between 15 and 20 minutes in length for the Emerging and Mi-career choreographers. 
  • It is possible to propose a work of 25 to 30 minutes or for a complete evening for Established choreographers. 
For the urban context programming
  • Proposed pieces must be created for the outdoors and must last 15 to 20 minutes for the emerging choreographers.
  • The proposed pieces must be created for the outdoors and must last 25 to 30 minutes for the Mi-career and Établished choreographers.
  • The proposed pieces must be created for outdoors and must last 5 minutes for Emerging choreographers.
To apply to the 21st edition of  FQD, you must submit this form by Sunday, November 6th, 2022 at 11:59 pm.
No applications will be accepted after this time and date.
Only complete applications will be considered. 
For any questions or information regarding your application, please contact Nathan Leylavergne: [email protected].
We look forward to welcoming you to the festival!