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Opportunities: Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center 2015 Residency Program

Opportunities: Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center 2015 Residency Program

The Watermill Center 2015 Residency Program Application Apply Online Now

Deadline: June 11, 2014 at 5:00pm EST

The Watermill Center
39 Watermill Towd Road
Water Mill, New York 11976

Application:
watermillcenter.slideroom.com

Program Dates:
This round of applications will accept projects for residencies in 2015:
January – June & September – December

About the Watermill Residency Program:
The program invites artists of all disciplines to take up residence at The Watermill Center to create collaborative works that critically investigate, challenge, and extend the existing norms of performance practice. The Watermill Center has forged partnerships with leading institutions to help reach new networks and further the workshop projects. This current application cycle features partnerships with ArteEastCPR – Center for Performance ResearchLincoln Center Directors Laband others to ensure the quality of the work as well as provide vital continuing support of artist projects. To read more about the program and apply online please visit: http://www.watermillcenter.org/programs/residencies.

Since The Watermill Center Residency Program started in 2006, the Center will have hosted over 100 residency groups. The 2014 Residency Program will accept projects during the months of January – June and September – December.  It gives young artists the opportunity to live and work at The Watermill Center as a home to create and develop new work. Each residency varies in length according to artists’ and project needs and generally lasts a concentrated period of two to six weeks. A distinguished international Selection Committee composed of artists, academics, and cultural leaders across all disciplines meet in July to select the artists groups that will be invited to the residency program each year.

In addition to creating and developing their work, artists share their creative process at Watermill with the public through open rehearsals, workshops, and/or artist talks. Through partnership initiatives, some residencies go on to develop and showcase their work with other NYC institutions.

Click HERE to read more about the program.
Click HERE to download the application guidelines.
Click HERE to read about the current 2014 Resident Artists.

(Source: The Watermill Center | Byrd Hoffman Watermill Foundation Email Blast)
Photo by Hronn Axelsdottir  | Egill Sæbjörnsson & Marcia Moraes  |  The World is Bigger Than You Think

 

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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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