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Competition Overview

Dancers from 12 countries are competing this year. The competition is open to watch, and tickets to the theater can be purchased below. The performance schedules will be added as PDF files, which you can download. 

General competition information

AmsterDans International Competition offers the possibility to enter in three age groups:

children 8-11 years old 

juniors 12-15 years old 

young adults 16-26 years old 

In each age group, dancers may compete in the genres ballet or modern contemporary dance. And in each genre, the following sections are possible (with multiple entries allowed):

- solos

- duets

- groups (with a maximum of 18 dancers on stage)

There's an additional category for emerging choreographers (adult choreographers, of any age 18+), with a minimum of two dancers on stage and maximum eighteen (of any age); and the choreography may be in any dance genre.

Performance Schedule



Children | 1:00-3:00pm

Judges Deliberation | 3:00-3:30pm

Juniors | 3:30-6:00pm

Judges Deliberation | 6:00-7:45pm

Awards Ceremony | 7:45-9:00pm



Young Adults Part I | 1:00-2:50pm

Break | 2:50-3:10pm

Young Adults Part II | 3:10-4:45pm

Judges Deliberation | 4:45-5:30pm

Emerging Choreographers | 5:30-6:30pm

Judges Deliberation | 6:30-7:45pm

Awards Ceremony | 7:45-9:00pm

For information and schedules for the masterclasses, please click here. (Registrations until May 11th, 2024)


NB: For both days, all masterclasses have to be registered separately from the competition. Places are limited.

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