OPEN CALL: workshop and audition with Eszter Salamon in Bucharest


WASP Studios launches the first open call of this year and has the pleasure to invite Romanian professional female artists to participate to the workshop coordinated by the choreographer Eszter Salamon.

The workshop will take place between 11 and 16th of February 2019, from 10 am to 3 pm at WASP Working Art Space and it is dedicated to the professional female artists in the contemporary or classical dance field, with good physical technique, experience in using their voices or open to work on voice.

Four artists, will be selected after the workshop to participate on the last performance produced by Eszter Salamon – MONUMENT 0.8: Manifestations. The production will be developed during 2019 with rehearsals in Bucharest and Brussels, followed by world premiere in Brussels and an international tour.

Manifestations is a dance and choral performance built on the “embodiment” of documentary images and sound, as a concept and as a practice. Enlisting the collaboration of historians of Feminist History as well as four female performers, the work aims to reactivate gestures that could be witnessed as part of public demonstrations in the context of historic women’s movements.

Technologies for embodying movement will be developed in collaboration with the artists. The vocal score and techniques of modulating sound will be developed with the help a vocal/singing coach.

An opportunity for different ages of professional women artists in the field of contemporary and classical dance, open for body and vocal experiments, available to participate for a new international production.

For subscriptions please send a biography and a work portfolio, in English and Romanian to, until 6th of February 2019.

The confirmation for participation will be sent until 8th of February. The workshop has free admission.

Eszter Salamon is a choreographer, dancer and performer who lives and works in Berlin. Since 2001, she has been creating solo and group works that have been presented in performing arts venues and festivals throughout the world including Centre Pompidou, Avignon Festival, Ruhrtriennale, The Kitchen New York, HAU Berlin, Berlin Documentary Forum, Kunstenfestivaldesarts Brussels, Kaaitheater Brussels, Festival dʼAutomne Paris, Tanzquartier Wien, Holland Festival, Kampnagel Hamburg, steirischer herbst graz, Dance Triennale Tokyo a.o.
She is frequently invited to present her work in museums, including MoMa, Witte de With, and Fondation Cartier.

The workshop is organized in the frame on Manifestation project, produced by WASP Studios and 4Culture Association.

Cultural project co-funded by the National Cultural Fund Administration (AFCN)
The project does not necessarily represent the position of the National Cultural Fund Administration. AFCN is not responsible for the content of the project or the way the project results can be used. This is entirely the responsibility of the beneficiary of the funding.