ATOM Choreographic Series#3 (August 31, 2019 – September 13, 2019) is dedicated to the art of dance making and unites artists from Bulgaria, USA, Israel, and the UK. The artistic teams will come from USA (Momentum), Israel (Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre, Tel Aviv) and the UK (Manchester Dance Consortium). The 14-day exchange is structured in 3 parts: OPEN CLASSES with all choreographers teaching 2-hour dance classes; TRAINING/RESEARCH/CREATION dancers will be paired with up to 2 choreographers for 8 days of research, rehearsals, and workshopping of up to 15 minutes of a new dance piece;
PERFORMANCE of a culminating public showing in Sofia. The main goal of this creative exchange is artists from different countries to contribute to their artistic/professional growth through finding creative partnerships to develop their voices and build collaborations beyond their respective countries.

Open call for participating dancers: An advanced dancers from all over the world will be able to apply. The participation fee is 150EUR. ATOM theatre provides 2 scholarships to dancers who either are not based in Sofia, or have difficulties to cover the fee but have a decent portfolio and great motivation.

VIDEO DANCE workshop – Parallel to the dance classes a Video Dance Workshop will be held, giving the opportunity to video dance makers to create short dance films.

The ATOM Choreographic Series#3 is part of the program of Plovdiv – European Capital of Culture 2019.

Masaru Emoto


ATOM CHOREOGRAPHIC SERIES is the ATOM THEATRE international exchange platform for professional dancers and choreographers found in 2017 in Bulgaria. The concept is to provide space for dancing and to explore the artistic processes in the dance creation. The aim is simply to encourage the free sharing of ideas. The mission of the project is to support the choreographers and dancers in the performance creation, its production and the sustainable development of dance community through cooperation and education.

ATOM CHOREOGRAPHIC SERIES takes place in the period of 14 days of intense work and unites choreographers from all over the world in Bulgaria.  The selection of the dancers is made by the ATOM THEATRE team based on their motivation, quality  of movement and experience; selection is by international open call for applications.

ATOM CHOREOGRAPHIC SERIES concludes with a showcase of the designed choreography pieces in front of an audience.

Choreographers and mentors joined the platform until now:
Stefaniya Georgieva, Marion Darova—Bulgaria
Lee Jung In, JuMi Baek,  Choi won suk&Pyo sang man, and ShinnaSouth Korea
Ilona Roth—Germany
Mamoru Sakata and Maiko Hasegawa (Tarinof Dance Company)—Japan
Iosif Astrukov, Petya Stoykova —Bulgaria

*ATOM Choreographic Series#2 was funded by Culture Program of Sofia Municipality , Art Council Korea, The Saison Foundation,  America for Bulgaria Foundation, Ministry of Culture Bulgaria, and it is in partnership with Seoul International Choreography Festival (SCF), Sofia University, Dance Station Sofia, Generator, Harmonica, HYPE Communication, BTV Radio,,

*ATOM Choreographic Series#1 was funded by Ministry of Culture, Bulgaria, Goethe Institute Bulgaria, America for Bulgaria Foundation, Art Council Korea, and it was in partnership with Seoul International Choreography Festival (SCF), and HOUSE Creative Hub.


Stefaniya Georgieva, Artistic Director – 


Deedee Angelova, Series#3  coordinator –   


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