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Devised Artist Residency for new work in Miami

Calling All Artists

The SandBox Series, a program of MTCperformance, nurtures innovative performing artists by inviting them into an environment that prioritizes quality, rigor, and ample time to engage in a challenging and rewarding artistic process.

 

 

 

 

Who is eligible?

Artists from all performance disciplines are welcome to apply. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and eligible to work in the United States. Looking for one National artist (US) and one International artist (elgible to work in the US) for 2014-15 season.

 

What’s expected of the artists?

Artists chosen for the series are expected to create a new performance lasting 50 – 120 minutes, which they will perform 6-9 times over the course of 3 consecutive weekends. In addition, each artist must teach a minimum of 5 classes, open to the public, during their residency period.

 

Selection Process

Applications will be reviewed by a panel of theater professionals, and finalists will be invited to present their project proposals in person at Miami Theater Center. The five artists selected for the 2014-15 series will be announced in July, and the SandBox Series residencies will take place between October 2014 and June 2015.

 

Artist Package

Artists chosen for the series receive:
• Commissioning fee of up to$5,000.00
• 75 hours of rehearsal in the SandBox during the 21-day period prior to the premier of the

commissioned work
• 25 hours of load-in and rehearsal with technical director, stage manager, and stage hands

supplied by MTC during the week leading up to the premier
• Marketing,publicity,production,and professional development support from MTCstaff
• 60% of revenue from boxoffice
• 60% of revenue from classes
• 30comps for the run of the performance

 

About MTC

Under the Artistic leadership of Stephanie Ansin, Miami Theater Center (MTC) entertains and educates audiences and artists of all ages and abilities. MTC programs include MTCperformance, innovative theater, dance, and music; MTCeducation, which offers camps and workshops for children and learning opportunities for performers, theater technicians, arts administrators, and members of the general public; and MTCfilm, independent, foreign, family, and art films presented in partnership with O Cinema.

 

For further information contact:

Octavio Campos
Producer, SandBox Series (305) 751-9550 x260                

email:  octavio@mtcmiami.org

 

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Caden Manson is Editor In Chief and Curator of Contemporary Performance Network and co-founder and artistic director of Big Art Group, a New York City performance company founded in 1999.

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