Open call for production

Apply to JoJo's production!

JoJo is looking for premiere productions based on different dance forms and related audience work ideas.

General information about applying

Open call for production in 2025

JoJo is looking for new production ideas based on different dance styles and forms and related audience work ideas to premiere in 2025. This information and form is for new productions. If you apply with a visiting performance, please read more at visiting performance page.

JoJo produces 4-5 productions a year.

In addition to JoJo’s support, new productions selected to program are also required to have a self-financing contribution. The production aid granted by JoJo is not a grant. Commitments related to the support will be reviewed with each working group selected for production at the first production meeting.

JoJo offers to productions:

  • Accommodation in JoJo’s residency apartment in the centre of Oulu (fully furnished with two twin rooms and a living room, capacity 4-5 people)
  • 15.000-20000€ of monetary support that is mainly directed towards personnel costs
  • Venue for rehearsal max. 6h / day, 5d / week, for a maximum of three weeks
  • Maximum of ten days in the theater space, including a few construction days and performance dates

JoJo requires from working groups:

  • The person in charge from the working group
  • The self-financing contribution (that is not needed while applying)
  • Information on other potential production partners
  • One open rehearsal before the premiere
  • Audience discussion in connection with the agreed performance
  • A proposal for audience work related to the performance to be developed in collaboration with JoJo
  • Information about the artistic working group with contact details / open audition if necessary
  • The working group will also market the performances through its own channels
  • JoJo should always be mentioned as the producer of the production

By the end of spring 2024, JoJo’s artistic select committee will initial program decisions fot the 2025 productions. The actual production agreements will be drawn up by the end of 2024, at which time the working groups must have:

  • Completed total production budget
  • A plan for the use of JoJo’s financial contribution drawn up together with JoJo’s Executive Director
  • Decisions on other financing of production

How to apply

Apply for JoJo’s programme by filling out the production application form below.

Please note that if you are applying to programme with a visiting performance, please fill out the form on the visiting performance page.

Fill in all the fields and submit. The form can’t be saved during the process.

It is advisable to write your text offline and copy and paste it to the form.

The application period is open from 19th October until 17th December 2023.

Late applications will not be accepted.


  • CVs (Finnish or English)
  • Video links to previous productions
  • Budget and financing plan
  • Project dossier if needed (1 x A4)

Please send attachments by email to productions(at) on the same day you have submitted the application form from the website and put the title of the performance in the subject line of the message.

JoJo accepts attachments in the following formats: .pdf.doc.txt.rtf and .xls.

Further Information:

Helena Lindqvist, Executive Director
helena.lindqvist(at) / +358 50 464 4880


Leea Alatalo, Audience Work Coordinator / +358 400 151 152

Application form

Production 2025

The application period is open from 19th October until 17th December 2023.

This form is used to apply for JoJo’s production 2025.

If you are applying with a visiting performance, please fill in the form found on the visiting performance page.

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You can listen to the texts of the website in Finnish by painting the desired text and pressing the play button that appears. Click here to the Finnish page.

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