The CROSSOVER Scholarship is a funding project of KunstSalon e.V., sponsored by KunstSalon-Stiftung. Since 2017, it has provided annual financial and structural support to a graduate of the CCD. In 2019, the KunstSalon-Stiftung is awarding the CROSSOVER Scholarship to two graduates of the CCD: Marlyse Muller and Alina Reißmann are each receiving a grant of €1,500 in order to promote the individual focus of the graduates' work and thus to reflect the foundation's broad spectrum of support. In addition, both are being given the opportunity to take part – free of charge – in various professional training classes run by the independent dance scene in Cologne as well as 12-month support and advice in the areas of networking and public relations.
The NYC Summer Study Program at Gibney Dance introduces students to new and challenging ideas and movement styles and shares skills for a sustainable career in the performing arts. Students can participate in trainings and workshops, attend performances at various dance institutions in New York and meet local artists in seminars and panel discussions.
Beomseok Jeong, 3rd year BA Dance student, was invited to the SoloDuo Festival in May 2019: from a total of 65 applications 22 artists/groups were selected, so that 10 solos and 12 duos from Germany, Italy, Spain, Greece and Israel competed in the 11th edition of the festival.
The financial support allows them to participate in the intensive workshop "Passing Through and Flying Low" with David Zambrano at the Tic Tac Art Center in Brussels.
The NRW Young Talent Scholarship promotes the artistic development of the scholarship holders by financially supporting projects in cooperation with professional children's and youth theatres of the independent scene in NRW. For her project "RobodiesLab", in cooperation with the tanzhaus nrw, the specialist agency for youth media culture NRW and Jugend hackt, the MA Dance Studies student Valerie Wehrens is supported to create "RobodiesLab" within the framework of "HI, ROBOT! The Mensch Maschine Festival" and the "Metamarathon".
The Deutschlandstipendium offers selected, particularly gifted and committed students who, in addition to excellent academic achievements, also assume social responsibility and/or have successfully mastered obstacles in their own lives and educational path, a reliable additional source of funding, initially for a period of one year.
Brigitte Vargas Huezo participates in the annual project "Laboratory of Arts" at the Kolleg für Musik und Kunst in Montepuliciano, Italy. The Kolleg für Musik und Kunst Montepuliciano is a cooperation of the arts and music universities of North Rhine-Westphalia. It enables students and teachers of the participating universities to work and research interdisciplinary and artistically in order to open up new approaches to the arts – funded by the Ministry of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and the DAAD.
The scholarship holders are funded within the framework of the regular study period up to the end (BA / Master). In addition to the financial support, the new scholarship holders have the opportunity to participate in art events, excursions, summer academies, language courses, foreign scholarships, short grants, grants for thesis, etc.).
The CROSSOVER fellowship is a funding project of the KunstSalon e.V., supported by the KunstSalon Foundation. Since 2017, it is financially and structurally supporting a graduate of the CCD every year. After graduating, the scholarship holder receives the CROSSOVER scholarship for 1.500 € to finance further training programs and auditions, ten cards worth € 500 for free participation in the professional training of the Center for Exchange and Innovation Cologne (ZAIK) and support for press and public relations as well as the establishment of a professional network for a period of 12 months.
The financial support allows them to participate in the Deltebre Dansa Festival and the Paris Summer Academy.
The scholarship holders are funded within the framework of the regular study period up to the end (BA / Master). In addition to the financial support, the new scholarship holders have the opportunity to participate in art events, excursions, summer academies, language courses, foreign scholarships, short grants, grants for thesis, etc.). This year the juries are composed as follows:
The CROSSOVER fellowship is a new funding project of the KunstSalon e.V., supported by the KunstSalon Foundation. In 2017, it is financially and structurally supporting a graduate of the Centre for Contemporary Dance (CCD) of the University for Music and Dance Cologne. With the scholarship, the KunstSalon would like to promote young dancers, who are at the beginning of their careers, and to strengthen the further development of young dance talent in Cologne. After graduating, the scholarship holder receives the CROSSOVER scholarship for 1,500 € to finance further training programs and auditions, ten cards worth € 500 for free participation in the professional training of the Center for Exchange and Innovation Cologne (ZAIK) and support press and public relations, and the establishment of a professional network for a period of 12 months.
The financial support allows them to take part in the Gaga-Intensive Summer Course 2017 of the Batsheva Dance Company in Tel Aviv, Israel.
The financial support enables her to concentrate and complete successfully her BA-thesis. She is a co-founder of the dance collective "TachoTinta" with members from South Korea, Germany and Mexico.
Elsa Artmann, Silvia Ehnis Duarte, Maximiliano Estudies, Anne-Lene Nöldner and Thea Soti have been selected to participate in the DAAD-funded project ATLAS Workshops (project coordinator: Udo Nehren / TH Cologne, Prof. Vera Sander / HfMT Cologne, project initiator: Norbert Dennig). It is an exchange project between Germany and Morocco. It allows the participants to pursue questions about artistic work in the intercultural and interdisciplinary context in workshops and labs in Agdz / Morocco and in Cologne / Germany.
Yana Novotorova ist für die Teilnahme am Jahresprojekt „Renaissance: Provokation, Proportion . Politik“ des Studienkollegs Montepulciano ausgewählt worden.
Mirjam Schirk erhält von der SK Stiftung Kultur der Sparkasse Köln/Bonn eine Förderung. Das Förderprogramm der Sparkasse Köln/Bonn unterstützt ihren Aufenthalt bei der Kibbutz Dance Co..
Sophie Boße und Diana Treder haben das diesjährige Stipendium der Berliner Festspiele erhalten.
Das Stipendium ermöglicht ihnen die Teilnahme am Studierendenprogramm des Tanztreffens der Jugend, an welchem Studierende aus ganz Deutschland und Österreich teilnehmen.
In einer intensiven Woche in Berlin erwartet sie ein vielseitiges Programm aus praktischen Workshops, theoretischen Auseinandersetzungen und Dialogen.
Marion Clara Flor erhält von der SK Stiftung Kultur der Sparkasse Köln/Bonn eine Förderung. Das Förderprogramm der Sparkasse Köln/Bonn unterstützt ihr Projekt in Sao Paulo/Brasilien, das bei der Tanzkompanie "Cisne Negro Cia. de Dança" sowie an dem dazugehörigen Ausbildungszentrum, angesiedelt ist.
Yunjin Song, Sophia Kröckert und Enis Turan erhalten je eines der drei Stipendien von Lancôme. Lancôme Deutschland vergibt somit 2014 drei Stipendien für besonders talentierte Studentinnen des B.A. Tanz am ZZT an der HfMT Köln.
Özlem Alkis wurde für das Programm Junge Akademie (Berlin-Stipendiaten 2014) an der Akademie der Künste ausgewählt.
In 2013 Sirkka Muth received the DAAD scholarship PROMOS. The financial support enabled her to go on a two-month research trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she researched the negotiation of colonial and post-colonial influences in the construction and constitution of contemporary dance in the independent dance scene in Buenos Aires as part of her master's thesis.
Maayan Danoch erhält das renommierte DanceWEB Stipendium. Das Stipendienprogramm findet im Rahmen von ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival statt und bietet alljährlich TänzerInnen und NachwuchschoreografInnen aus rund 40 Ländern ein Stipendium für Workshops, Researchprojekte und Performances im Rahmen von ImPulsTanz sowie zusätzlich Mentoring durch einen Artistic Coach.