Deadline September 21, 11:59pm
Dance Matters Performance Dates: February 9th at 8pm, 10th at 4pm
Risky Business & Rebel Yells encourages physical, choreographic/artistic performance risks; fusion of dance aesthetics and forms; dances with risk or rebelliousness as the central theme. Works of up to 20min will be considered.
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.
You will receive an honourarium of $400, a DVD of each performance, full technical staff and marketing as well as a fantastic opportunity to show your work and meet other artists!
o apply please send the following via email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
5. List of props, or special technical requests.
Please send a video of the proposed work or a recent work or work-in-progress.*
You can send the video via Youtube link or vimeo (with password), or web link to email@example.com
Mail the DVD (post-marked by the deadline):
1337 Queen St. East
Toronto ON, M4L 1C6
*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.
You may propose an excerpt of a longer work, a remounted work, or a new piece.
If you are proposing an excerpt of a longer work, please describe fully what you intend to show and consider that the excerpt should feel complete on its own.
If you are proposing a new piece that is unfinished at the time of the application please describe how you intend to finish or develop the work into a finished piece. Please show video footage of the work in progress.
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.