Choreographers needed for social justice performances

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:00 to Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 23:59

Aeris Körper Contemporary Dance is looking for four choreographers to participate in their spring edition of PROSPECTS: An Evening of Dance and Discussion. The theme for the night is social justice with dance and movement performers focusing on equality, privilege, society and human rights.

Applications are being accepted for two works from Burlington-based artists and an additional two from artists outside of the city. Artists of colour, those living with disabilities, new Canadians, and new generation artists 18 to 30 years of age are encouraged to apply.

As a works-in-progress platform, PROSPECTS provides artists, with a variety of performance experience, an opportunity to refine their 15-minute productions and receive post-performance input from the audience.

Performances can be performed inside or outside the venue with artists being encouraged to create unique seating arrangements for audience members.

Applications due by April 9 will be judged by a jury composed of choreographers who have performed at previous PROSPECTS events.

Applicants requiring help completing their submissions can contact Mikaela Demers at [email protected] or 647-876-7159.

Successful choreographers will present their pieces the evening of Saturday June 20, 2020 at The Burlington Student Theatre and receive an honorarium.

Aeris Kőrper, a contemporary-based dance company, produces live performances, hosts community platforms, and leads accessible movement workshops in Burlington, Hamilton, and across the Greater Toronto Area.

Aeris Körper Contemporary Dance
Burlington , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Mikaela Demers

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