15 June

We are proud to announce that Connor Schumacher is one of the nominees for the Prize of the Dutch Dance Festival 2017. The national award of € 12,000, - is made available by the municipality of Maastricht and is awarded annually to one exceptional and talented choreographer, who already created a number of eye-catching choreographies, but still receives no structural subsidy. The selection is made by the programmers of the Dutch Dance Festival and is based on nominations from the Dutch dance field. The prize is stimulating the winning choreographer in the development of a new work that will première during the festival in 2018.

Next to Connor Schumacher, the jury nominated choreographers Shailesh Bahoran and Sabine Molenaar. The prize will be awarded on Friday October 6th during the 20th edition of the festival.

Read the full pressrelease here. (Dutch only) 

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