Move Off 2023 Call for young choreographers

Deadline: 31 January 2023

MOTUS, international contemporary dance Company based in Siena (Italy) and supported by the Tuscany Region, is seeking 2 young choreographers (under 35 years of age) for the 2023 edition of the Move Off Festival.

The selected works will be included in the program of the Move Off Festival, managed by the MOTUS Company at the Municipal Theatre Vittorio Alfieri in Catelnuovo Berardenga (Siena, Italy) during spring 2023.



  • age of the choreographer: between 18 and 35 years of age
  • maximum duration of the choreography: 20 minutes
  • maximum number of dancers on stage: 2
  • choreographic works in which the body language is aimed to express a content, will be preferred


How to participate

Applicants should submit a project containing the following information:

  • Title of the proposed show
  • description of the show
  • name, contacts and short CV of the choreographer
  • link to the complete video of the proposed show
  • photos
  • technical requirements

The projects should be submitted no later than 31 January 2023 to the following email address: reporting in the subject of the email: Move Off call for young choreographer



MOTUS assures to the selected artists:

  • spaces for rehearsals
  • food and accommodation for up to 2 people
  • local transport for up to 2 people
  • minimum fee and social charges on the day of the show
  • technical service
  • organization
  • press office and promotion


Selection criteria

The submitted works will be selected by the Move Off 2023 Commission on the basis of the following criteria:

  • Originality of the choreographic work
  • Subject of the choreographic work
  • Communication effectiveness

The results of the selection will be communicated by 15 February 2023.


For information

Phone +39 0577 286980 / +39 366 1359700

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