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feats – Festival of Dance: Call for Professional Lyrical Dancers

In Call to Artists on May 28, 2010 by danceumbrella

feats – Festival of Dance

June 25 – July 4, 2010

Edmonton, Alberta

Call for Professional Lyrical Dancers

feats is looking for professional lyrical dancers to take part in a program for the 2010 festival. Chosen dance artists will create with a selected choreographer. Dancers will perform at a mainstage show during the festival. Dancers will be paid a basic rate of pay for performance and rehearsals.

Time commitment

Rehearsals: June 25 – June 29 (Tentative)

Performance: June 29 (Tentative)

Exact rehearsal and performance schedule TBA.

Eligibility

This program is open to professional dancers age 18 and up ONLY. feats defines professional dancer according to Canada Council for the Artsstandards.

A professional artist is someone who:

• has specialized training in the field (not necessarily in academic institutions)

• is recognized as such by her or his peers (artists working in the same artistic tradition)

• is committed to devoting more time to the artistic activity, if financially feasible

• has a history of public presentation

This program is open to dancers from across the province. Dancers from outside of Edmonton will be responsible to arrange their own accommodations and travel.

Interested dancers should submit:

• Cover letter and resume

• Letter of recommendation from a peer

• DVD of last performance experience

Applications can be sent to:

feats – Festival of Dance

11759 Groat Rd.

Edmonton, AB

T5M 3K6

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