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10 Choreographers You Should Know: 1. Dana Michel (Montreal, Canada)

The Contemporary Performance Think Tank is housed in the John Wells Directing Program MFA at Carnegie Mellon University’s School Of Drama under the direction of Caden Manson. Each year the Think Tank focuses on a set of topics concerning the fields of Theater and Contemporary Performance and conducts research and interviews to produce a paper as a resource for practitioners. This year’s topic is c...

10 Choreographers You Should Know: 8. Luciana Achugar (NYC)

Luciana Achugar (NYC) http://www.lachugar.org luciana achugar is a Brooklyn-based choreographer from Uruguay who grew as an artist in close dialogue with the NY and Uruguayan contemporary dance communities. She has been making work in NYC and Uruguay independently and collaboratively since 1999. Her work is concerned with the post-colonial world, searching for an undoing of current power structure...

10 Choreographers You Should Know: 4. Ligia Lewis (Berlin)

Ligia Lewis (Berlin) ligialewis.com Ligia Lewis creates affective choreographies while interrogating the metaphors and social inscriptions of the body. Her work is deeply personal, process-based, and can be described as experientially rich and complex.  Within her practice, Lewis continues to provoke the nuances of embodiment. Her choreographies include: Sensation 1, $$$, Sorrow Swag, Melancholy: ...

10 Choreographers You Should Know: 6. Trajal Harrell (NYC)

Trajal Harrell (NYC) http://betatrajal.org Trajal Harrell came to visibility with the Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at The Judson Church series of works which theoretically juxtaposed the voguing dance tradition with the early postmodern dance tradition. He is now considered as one of the most important choreographers of his generation. Trajal Harrell’s work has been presented in many American ...

10 Choreographers You Should Know: 9. Antony Hamilton (Australia)

Antony Hamilton (Australia) http://antonyhamiltonprojects.com Antony Hamilton is an Australian choreographer. His multi-award winning performances involve a sophisticated melding of movement, sound and visual design. He collaborated with Chunky Move on many occasions, performing in many productions by Gideon Obarzanek and creating two works commissioned as part of the Next Move program, Keep Every...

10 Choreographers You Should Know: 3. Jen Rosenblit (NYC/Berlin)

Jen Rosenblit (NYC/Berlin) jenrosenblit.net “I am deeply invested in the problems that arise inside agendas of being together.  My curiosities surrounding togetherness has lead me to working inside seemingly impossible spaces, where narratives of intimacy are complex, allowing for content to be emergent rather than determined as the body negotiates repetition, disruption, meaning and memory....

10 Choreographers You Should Know: 10. DD Dorvillier/human future dance corps ( Paris)

DD Dorvillier/human future dance corps ( Paris) http://www.humanfuturedancecorps.org DD Dorvillier was born on flag Day, June 14, 1967 in San Juan Puerto Rico. She received a BA in Dance in 1989 from Bennington College in Vermont. Creating performances exclusively in and for New York City since 1989, Dorvillier began developing her works in other places starting around 2004, settling in France in ...

Opportunities: Fogo Island Arts Residency 2018-19 (Canada) 21/12/2017

Fogo Island Arts Residency 2018-19 (Canada) Spring/Fall 2018; Spring/Fall 2019 Dead Line: 21/12/2017 Online Application: https://fogoislandarts.slideroom.com/ Fee to Apply: $20 Description Of Opportunity: Fogo Island Arts is seeking applications for its international residency program from artists working in a wide range of disciplines. Residencies will take place in Spring and Fall 2018 and 2019....

Opportunities: Ork Kota Platform 2018 Body Dance Picture – One Minute Dance Films At SzólóDuó 2018 (Budapest, Hungary) 08/01/2018

Ork Kota Platform 2018 Body Dance Picture – One Minute Dance Films At SzólóDuó 2018 (Budapest, Hungary) January 14-18, 2018 Dead Line: 08/01/2018 Online Application: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?hl=hu&formkey=dE0wcGZ2a3Vta3ZQWnMwNVNzdW1PQ1E6MA#gid=0 Fee to Apply: FREE Description Of Opportunity: Jointly organized by the Foundation for Contact Dance & Orkesztika Founda...

Apply Today: EXPERIMENTICA Festival (Cardiff, Wales)

EXPERIMENTICA Festival DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: MIDNIGHT (GMT) 3 DECEMBER 2017 Click here to download the application form. Established in 2001, EXPERIMENTICA is an annual five-day Festival in Cardiff, Wales, UK. EXPERIMENTICA hosts a dynamic program of live art, performance and interdisciplinary projects and offers a significant platform for UK and international artists to produce or introduce t...

Apply Today: Robert Wilson’s 2018 International Summer Program at The Watermill Center

The Watermill Center PROGRAM DATES: July 16 – August 18, 2018 Direct link to Summer 2018 application: https://watermillcenter.slideroom.com APPLICATION DEADLINE: Saturday, February 17, 2018. 11:59pm EST  NEW YORK, NY (November 7, 2017) – The Watermill Center is now accepting applicants for the 2018 International Summer Program. For more than two decades, The Watermill Center has hosted the I...

Final Deadline in 2 days: Tour Your Work

Don’t Leave Your Work In The Dark, Join Today FINAL DEADLINE: October 31, 2017 11:59pm EST We invite you to a part of the Contemporary Performance Almanac 2018, a crowd-funded and open-source overview of contemporary performance created or presented during the 2016/2017 season available for touring now. This is the 5th year and 5th volume of the Almanac. The book will be published in 2018 an...