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Audience in residence


  • The International Festival of Contemporary Dance reserves for young people aged between 18 and 30 (“Audience in residence”) and operators who work in the sector (“Press” and “Professionals”) the possibility of requesting accreditation according to their specific field. Accreditation will be granted according to the respective regulations and is subject to available seats.
  • Participation in the Festival involves full acceptance of its regulations.
  • Any violation of these will result in the immediate withdrawal of the accreditation badge.
  • Accreditation passes are issued at the full discretion of the Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia and is subject to limited availability.


The accreditation badge must be paid for in advance by credit card or upon collection in Venice.

Regulations concerning advance payment of the accreditation badge
• Payment needs to be made by and no later than 15th June 2018.
• Only upon payment, the accreditation will be considered valid
• No refund is possible in case of non-attendance or cancellation.
• Loss of the accreditation badge has to be reported to the local police authority. The badge will only be replaced against renewed payment and within the times of the issuing office.
• The accreditation is nominal and strictly personal, therefore it must not be transferred to third parties, otherwise the collection will be withdrawn.

La Biennale di Venezia, on the occasion of the 12th International Festival of Contemporary Dance (Venice, 22 June – 1 July 2018), promotes and facilitates partecipations in the Festival by offering a special accreditation to young public aged between 18 and 30, valid for 7 shows.

Thanks to the presence of a tutor, who will guide them on a dedicated path among the shows, the young people who will join the project will have the opportunity to deepen the themes of the Festival, meet the artists and protagonists, and enrich in this way their participation through moments of sharing, exchange and comparison.

Fee: 35 EUR
Deadline for accreditation requests and for payment: 15th June 2018
Limited seats

Spectators in residence accreditation offers the following benefits:
• Participation in 7 shows of the festival including the world premiere of the show Solos et Duos by Compagnie Marie Chouinard
• Dedicated tutor
• Priority entry to meetings with the protagonists and artists of the Festival
• Meeting with the artistic director of Biennale Danza, Marie Chouinard
• Possibility to access some rehearsals
• Access to the screenings of films scheduled during the Festival
• Reduction on the ticket purchase of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition
• Reduction on the purchase of tickets for the shows not included in the accreditation
• Certificate of attendance
• Facilitations to find accommodation in Venice
• Welcome kit

Shows reserved to “Audience in residence” accreditation
22 June Teatro alle Tese, 8 pm - Meg Stuart (Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement 2018) – BUILT TO LAST
23 June Teatro Piccolo Arsenale, 8 pm - Compagnie Marie Chouinard – SOLOS ET DUOS
24 June Tese dei Soppalchi, 3 pm - Mette Ingvartsen – TO COME (EXTENDED)
25 June Teatro alle Tese, 7 pm - Israel Galván - FLA.CO.MEN
27 June Teatro Piccolo Arsenale, 10 pm - Frédérick Gravel - SOME HOPE FOR THE BASTARDS
28 June Teatro alle Tese, 8 pm - Marlene Freitas - BACCHAE – PRELUDE TO A PURGE
30 June Tese dei Soppalchi, 7 pm - Xavier Le Roy – LE SACRE DU PRINTEMPS


Tel. +39 041 5218 828
E-mail promozione@labiennale.org

Press Accreditation Procedure

Accreditation badges for press, radio-television and press attaches are reserved for media professionals who provide the application form satisfying the accreditation requirements. In detail:

  • a letter on official headed paper signed by the editor-in-chief of the publication sending the journalist to cover the Dance, Music and Theatre Festivals
  • the completed accreditation form
  • a copy of the articles written for the previous DMT Festivals (if they have not already been sent) or three recent articles written by the journalist for a new application.

All requested material must be sent in PDF by attaching it to the accreditation form with a passport photo of the applicant.

The Press Office reserves the right to approve applications sent before the deadline: June 18, 2018.
We cannot guarantee that applications that arrive at our office after that date will be accepted.
Only applications for accreditation with the necessary documentation will be considered.
Requests which have simultaneously been sent to other registration offices asking for other typologies of accreditation will not be taken into consideration.
Badges allow journalists to request complementary tickets to performances, which will be issued taking into account the regulations for registration and the limited number of available seats and will be at the full discretion of La Biennale di Venezia.
Tickets are personal and non-transferable.
The Press Badge gives a discount on tickets of the Festivals to an accompanying person.
The Press Badge offers a reduced-price ticket to the 16th International Architecture Exhibition.

PROFESSIONAL Accreditation

On the occasion of the 12th International Festival of Contemporary Dance (22 June-1 July 2018), the La Biennale di Venezia Foundation intends to promote and encourage attendance of the festival by offering professional operators the possibility to request professional accreditations. Accreditations entitle their bearers to visit up to 12 shows of one’s choice (limited seating should be taken into account).
Accreditation price is 50.00 €
Requests should be received before 18 June 2018.
Accreditations are strictly personal and cannot be shared with, or transferred to, other persons.

Categories entitled to request accreditations:

  • · Theatre Professionals
  • · Festival organisers
  • · Theatre companies
  • ·Orchestras and ensembles
  • · Production firms
  • · Theatre Directors
  • · Choreographers
  • · Composers
  • · Music Academies / Dance Academies / Theatre Academies
  • · University professors of related subjects (Performing Arts)
  • · Conservatory faculty members
  • · Italian and foreign cultural institutes

Professional accreditations offer the following benefits:

  • • Priority access to up to 12 shows;
  • • Priority access to opening press conference;
  • • Access to the award ceremony of the Golden and Silver Lions;
  • • Access to the screenings of films featuring in the Dance Festival;
  • • Discounts for tickets to attend further shows, beyond the 12 free ones included in the accreditation
  • • Discounts on the ticket to visit the 16th International Architecture Exhibition;
  • • Discounts on the ticket for a possible “+1”;
  • • Assistance with the search of an accommodation in Venice;
  • • Welcome kit.


Requests are subject to a discretionary and unappealable evaluation by La Biennale di Venezia, as to the issuing of accreditation cards and to the number of accreditations issued for every single organization or firm. Cards are anyway subject to limited availability.


Tel. +39 041 5218 828
E-mail promozione@labiennale.org

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