Korzo > Dance Programmer (Netherlands)


Korzo is a leading venue and a creative producer in the city centre of The Hague (Netherlands). Korzo is a house on the move, the only place of development in the Netherlands specifically dedicated to dance and movement that has a national pioneering role.

In the coming policy period Korzo will produce the major biennial events CaDance Festival (2021 and 2023) and India Dance Festival (2022 and 2024). Korzo will also invest in its permanent relationship with Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) and Conny Janssen Danst. With its seven resident creatives it presents on average five productions per year that go on tour.

Effective immediately, Korzo is looking for a creative and inspiring Dance Programmer (+/- 24 hours p/week) with the following qualities:

  • Personifies Korzo’s mission and vision and contributes to it.

  • Able to let his or her personality speak through the programming.

  • Able to go outside the well-trodden paths and can transform headstrong ideas into inspiring concepts.

  • As a coach you can give sharp feedback and you are able to talk substantively with resident creatives during their creatives process.

  • You have an eye for current events, cultural and social issues, can form a critical opinion, and are able to engage in a Korzo-wide discussion on such topics.

  • Communicates easily and has a healthy sense of perspective.

Your duties will consist of:

  • Implementing policy concerning the dance programming in close collaboration with the general manager.

  • Programming, planning and development of productions, programmes, (location) projects and festivals, also in partnership with other (guest-)programmers.

  • Management of a dedicated budget and financial management of in-house programmes.

  • Generating income for programming through fundraising and cultivating partnerships.

  • Contributing to marketing strategies for audience development for the entire programming in collaboration with the programming team.

  • Supervising a number of resident creatives in their creative process.

  • Scouting new talent and closely following new developments in the field of dance.

The position is graded in grade 8 of the CAO for Drama and Dance. The position entails a temporary contract of one year with the possibility of extension upon satisfactory performance.

Korzo strives for a greater diversity in its staff members. Applicants with varying backgrounds in education, nationality and culture are expressly invited to apply.

Deadline: 16 August 2020

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