Walker and the Southern Theater are pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals for Momentum: New Dance Works 2007. The basic details are below:
The Momentum: New Dance Works 2007 series is a partnership between Walker Art Center and the Southern Theater, with support from the Jerome Foundation, created to promote the work of an exciting new generation of dance and dance-theater creators in Minnesota. The series enables innovative, under-recognized choreographers to have their work presented to the broader public. Momentum seeks out applicants from a full range of styles, cultures, aesthetics, and approaches that represent contemporary dance in the world today. The series will run July 12-14 and July 19-21, 2007.
– Choreographers/choreographic collaborations who have produced or presented their own choreography at least three times, but who have not worked as choreographers for more than ten years, are eligible to apply.– Previous recipients of commissions that were awarded during the first two year cycle of Momentum (2000-01 and 2001-02 only) may apply, although preference will be given to new applicants.
– An applicant must be a Minnesota resident, have lived in Minnesota for at least one year prior to application, and have produced choreography while living in Minnesota.
– Applicants must be 18 years of age or older
– Full-time students are not eligible.
Application Due Date: August 7, 2006 by 4:00 pm
to The Southern Theater, Attn: Momentum Application
1420 Washington Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55454
For official guidelines and a complete RFP and application information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 612-340-0155 x 13