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Call to Artists! Dance Matters: ‘A Woman’s Work’ – Deadline August 19

In Call to Artists on July 19, 2011 by danceumbrella

Dance Matters – Call to Artists!

‘A Woman’s Work’
October 15 and 16 2011 at 4pm
Tech rehearsal: October 14th from 5:30pm
Venue: Scotiabank Studio Theatre, Pia Bouman School

Deadline: August 19, 2011, midnight

* Works selected for this program involve, thematically, some aspect of the perception of women in our society; how they are perceived in different cultures currently and historically, how women perceive themselves, or how they are perceived by their peers/community and/or the questioning of gender roles in current or historical societies.

The venue is intimate and casual, with a focus on celebrating the dance medium with its audience. A post-show discussion will delve into each artist’s creative mind and ingenuity, and into the exciting world of dance making.

To apply please send the following via email to dancematters@gmail.com by the deadline (no exceptions):

1. Choreographers’ CV and biography
2. Performer biographies
3. Piece description
4. A paragraph explaining how the proposed work relates to the theme presented in the series. Interpretations are encouraged. (** This is an important aspect of your application, please give this aspect of the proposal considerable thought and consideration.)
5. List of props, or special technical requests.

Please send a dvd of the proposed work or a recent work or work-in-progress.
Dance Matters
C/o Tanya Crowder
1337 Queen St. East
Toronto ON
M4L 1C6 

OR
You can send the video via Youtube link or vimeo (with password), or web link to dancematters@gmail.com

*Please indicate whether you will be sending a link to your video by email or sending a DVD by mail. Please do NOT send hard copies of your written application, email only please.

Works of up to 20min will be considered, you may propose an excerpt of a longer work, a remounted work, or a new piece. This series is meant to showcase finished works/well-developed pieces and NOT works-in-progress. Any form of dance is encouraged so long as the work is an original choreography!

You will receive an honourarium of $250, a DVD of each performance, full technical staff and marketing and a fantastic opportunity to show your work and meet other artists!

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