CALL for Choreographers - Detroit Revival Project @ ArtLabJ, Detroit [16 April]

CALL for Choreographers - Detroit Revival Project


23
16
April
18:00 - 21:00

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ArtLabJ
111 E Kirby St, Detroit, Michigan 48202
CALL FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS: DETROIT REVIVAL PROJECT

DATES: August 2nd — August 9th
PERFORMANCE: August 10th or August 12th

DEADLINE for applications — April 16th, 2018

We are looking for artists interested in working with local dancers to lead a creative process, and collaboration with live musicians ending in a new choreography to be performed at the Detroit Dance City Festival this August, 2018.

WHAT IS THE DETROIT REVIVAL PROJECT:

The Detroit Revival Project is movement in collaboration with the music from 'Members of ConTempus'. Members of ConTempus will select an original piece of music that they will be performing at the Detroit Dance City Festival along with your creation.

In collaboration with Summer Dance Lab (August 2 — 9, 2018), an 8 day program of workshops, creations, and a performance where dancers have the opportunity to work closely with guest artists. All dancers enrolled in the Summer Dance Lab will take class every morning with International artist Kang Seok Lee from South Korea. After class dancers will have the opportunity to be a part of the creation project through one of the two pieces that will be created during the 8 days.

** The total compensation for artists is $500

CREATION PROCESS:

Each day for 8 days you will have 2 hours and 45 minutes to rehearse and create with your dancers. During this time we will give you music to inspire your creation, that's duration will be no more than 30 minutes. Creation will include improvisation techniques to create a structure for dancers to perform. The performances will be outdoors during the Detroit Dance City Festival.

Your final creation will be accompanied by live music played by the Members of ConTempus. Musicians will visit your final rehearsal to connect the live music with your creation.

For more information and to apply go to: docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScN_BxGC3lJlAjbULKIH3cxRp3A05DqRJhv5Z2B2khVRjSQUA/viewform
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