Call for Performance Proposals

Performances: can be one to 10 performers. Duration of each performance will be 10 mins.

Digital Screening: can be two or three dimensional, interactive installations, a speaker’s corner etc. Please describe your idea and technical requirements in the abstract. Timeslots for presentations will be allocated in the program.

Twinning Dance Projects: Performances created by dancers from two or more countries. can be one to 10 performers. Duration of each performance will be 10 mins.

Choreolab (a): A 2 to 4 week Dance Residency for 25 young dancers from South Asia, under a senior choreographer. This is scheduled for a month ahead of the WDA-AP AGM, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. For out of station dancers, Nrityajog will provide home-stay.

Choreolab (b): Six to eight Senior choreographers will work together for a week, before the WDA-AP AGM, in Dhaka. For out of station choreographers, Nrityajog will provide home-stay. This will be co-ordinated by Bilqis Hijas (Malaysia);

Site-specific performance: Nrityajog will provide logistic support team, including videography, so that the performance can later be viewed during our Digital Dance Session.


Sea-beach at Teknaf with rows of colorful fishing boats


Himchori Waterfall


Buddhist Temple at Ramu


Sand sculpture (made to specification) at Cox’s Bazaar Beach



The Performance Program committee will consider all proposals. Performers should anticipate technical limitations associated with the very tight technical and spacing schedules of the congress.

This program is aimed at individuals or groups of adults from all ages, professional independent artists or amateur/non-professional. Minimum number of dancers x2, maximum x15. Maximum length of performance piece is 10 minutes.

Key dates

  • 10 March 2019: Submissions close
  • 10 May 2019: Notification of acceptance
  • 25 May 2019: Deadline for submission of revised proposals
  • 25 June 2019: Final notification of acceptance by email

If you have a question about Performances send an email to the Committee Administrator Email Us

Once completed please send your proposal to by the closing date for submissions.