THE COMPETITION COMES WITH 10 AWARDS:
1st prize: € 6,000
2nd prize : € 3,000
3rd prize: € 2,000
Critics' Award: € 1,500
Audience Award: € 1,000
NEW: Delattre Dance Company Award: The winner will receive the opportunity to present the choreography shown in the competition in a production of the Delattre Dance Company with the dancers of the DDC in Mainz. Artistic Director and Choreographer Stéphen Delattre has founded the DDC in 2012. Stéphen Delattre has received the "Critic's Prize" at the International Choreographic Competition Hanover in 2010.
NEW: Residenzpreis Europäisches Zentrum der Künste Hellerau: Dieter Jaenick, Director of the European Centre of the Arts Hellerau will donate in 2017 for the first time a scholarship. The winner will create with his own dancers or with garduates of the Palucca-School Dresden a new choreography which will be shown in the Festspielhaus Hellerau.
Tanja Liedtke Scholarship: On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the International competition for choreographers in Hanover, the Tanja Liedtke Foundation donated for the first time a three week's scholarship at the Australian Dance Theatre in Adelaide, Australia. This Prize will be awarded by Garry Stewart, Director of The Australian Dance Theatre. The scholarship includes travel costs, accomodation, and ADT tuition.
Scapino Ballett Rotterdam: Production Award: The winner of the Scapino Production Award is given the opportunity to create a choreography for Scapino Ballet Rotterdam, which will be shown during TWOOLS.
Bundesjugendballett Hamburg: Production Award: The winner of this award isto create a choreography with the "Bundesjugendballet" in Hamburg, which was founded by John Neumeier in 2011 and promotes gifted youths.
Gauthier Dance/Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart: Production Award: In 2014, for the first time, Eric Gauthier was sponsor of the Production Award Gauthier Dance/Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart. Gauthier Dance established in 2007. Eric Gauthier has been awarded the German Dance Prize »Future« in 2011 for his choreography and the Theatre Award "Der Faust".