Thursday, August 1, 2013

Call for Proposals: "Dance: A Moving Canvas"

Audience Architects is launching an exciting new program for select audiences, supported by the Doris Duke Foundation's Engaging Dance Audiences (EDA) research project, a program of Dance/USA: In partnership with Chicago Artists' Coalition (CAC), Arts & Business Council of Chicago and Flyspace Consortium as lead choreographic partners.

"Dance: A Moving Canvas" features four live, interactive gallery showings of visual art and dance works augmented by audience participation, educational materials and lively post-event discussions.

Looking for dance artists who are:
- Available to perform at one of the "Moving Canvas" nights; January 22, April 16 and June 4, 2014.
- Interested in helping to create supportive online event materials including interviews and video.
- Available to meet and actively collaborate with visual artists from CAC's HATCH program residency.
- Able to attend the October 16 kickoff event.

Benefits of Participation Include:
- Exposure to a culturally curious audience who want to learn more about dance
- A supportive collaborative environment that encourages experimentation and allows artists to sample work and get feedback that may inform the piece in unexpected ways.
- Introduction to visual artists and curators through the CAC program.
- A substantive stipend that should offset many costs related to the project.
- Opportunities to be featured in interviews and/or videos that will be promoted on the and CAR websites.
- May be selected to have a "Dance Tribe" group attend an additional concert late in the year.

To Apply:
- Read the Guidelines HERE.
- Download the application HERE

DEADLINE: Friday, September 6, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Questions? For more info contact

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