1st prize:                     € 6,000
2nd prize :                  € 3,000
3rd prize:                    € 2,000
Critics’ Award:           € 1,500
Audience Award:      € 1,000

NEW: Production Award Dance Company Theater Osnabrück
Dance Company Theater Osnabrück under the direction of Director and Choreographer Marguerite Donlon awards a production prize for the first time. The winner of this prize will be invited to create a new work with the professional dancers of the company which will be subsequently performed in the Emma Theatre Osnabrück as part of “Next Step”.
Travel, accommodation and fee will be part of the award.

NEW: Production Award Theatre Nordhausen
Ivan Alboresi – ballet director of Theater Nordhausen – will award a production prize for the first time in 2024.

Production Award Theater Trier
The Ballet Director at Theater Trier, , will award a production prize.
The prize includes the development of a 20-minute choreography with dancers from the Trier Theatre,which will be presented as part of a dance evening.

Production Award Theater Chemnitz
The Ballet Director at Chemnitz Theatres, Sabrina Sadowska, will award again a production prize.The winner of the Chemnitz Ballet Production Prize will be given the opportunity to develop a choreography for the ballet ensemble as part of the “Made in Chemnitz” format. This production will have its premiere at the international festival TANZ|MODERNE|TANZ in June 2023.

 MiR Dance Company Production Award
The director of the MiR Dance Company at the Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen, Giuseppe Spota, will award a Production Award.

Tanja Liedtke Production Award at the Nationaltheater Mannheim

The winner of the NTM Production Award receives the offer to work with the Ensemble of the NTM Dance to create a choreography at the Nationaltheater Mannheim as part of a multi-part dance evening. The prize is awarded by Stephan Thoss, Director Dance and Chief Choreographer at the Nationaltheater Mannheim.

 Production Award Theater Pforzheim
The Theater Pforzheim donates a production prize for the multi-part, contemporary ballet evening “TANZ PUR”. The winner is invited to create a world premiere with dancers of the Ballett Theater Pforzheim, which will premiere as part of “TANZ PUR”. Ballet director Guido Markowitz, member of the jury, will award the prize. The artists’ fee includes the accommodation costs during the production period.