La Femme Dance Festival- Deadline to apply 12/15/18

Red Clay Dance Company announces a Call for Artists to submit work for presentation in our biennial La Femme Dance Festival!

La Femme is a celebration of women in DANCE and brings choreographic works created by women of Black/African Diaspora/African descent to Chicago audiences.

La Femme is a curated evening with applications open to women artists from around the world. Festival activities include 2 evening performances (Friday/Saturday), post show discussion on Friday, a pre-show talk on Saturday, and a post show reception on Saturday night. On Thursday, there will be a free community dance class led by one of the selected choreographers followed by a learning circle session at High Concept Labs. 5 choreographers will be selected for presentation in this year's festival. Max length for all proposed work is 15 minutes. All choreographers will receive publicity, tech support, and documentation (video & photos). Decisions will be announced by January 2nd.

Festival Dates: March 14-16, 2019
Festival Performances: March 15-16th @ 7pm
Location: Greenline Arts Center 329 E. Garfield, Chicago, IL 60637

Festival Masterclass & Learning Circle: March 14th @ 6pm
Location: High Concept Labs, 2233 S. Throop St. Chicago, IL 60608

To Apply:
Complete the following application and submit by December 15th, 5pm CST. Late submissions will not be accepted. Please be sure to include a link to a 3-minute work sample of the proposed work to be performed in the festival. Selected choreographers receive a $300 honorarium. Travel and accommodations are not provided.

2019 Curatorial Team:
Vershawn Sanders-Ward, Red Clay Dance Company (Chicago)
Lela Aisha Jones, | Flyground (Philadelphia)
Aaliyah Christina, Catalyst Movmnt (Chicago)

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Info
Deadline Type: 
Fixed
Deadline or Post Expiration: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Vershawn Sanders-Ward
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone Number: 
773-624-8411
Contact Address: 
1507 E. 53rd St
905
Chicago  Illinois  60615
United States
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