The Walker Art Center and Southern Theater are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2007 Momentum: New Dance Works commissions. The proposals and work samples were carefully considered by a panel composed of the Southern Theater’s Jeff Bartlett, Walker Art Center’s Philip Bither, and 2007 ad hoc panelist Erin Thompson. The following four artists/companies will be presented at the Southern Theater over two weekends in July, 2007:
Momentum: New Dance Works 2007 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.
This will be the sixth year of the series, applications were numerous and of outstanding quality, making the selection process extremely competitive. We would like to thank all the artists for the time and energy invested in this application process, and we congratulate the recipients on their achievement!