Pacific dance choreographer Lab 2013 - call for entries

18 JUNE 2013

Pacific Dance New Zealand invites New Zealand based Pacific Islands choreographers and dancers to apply for the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab 2013.

Choreographers are requested to submit an 'expression of interest' (see below) to the Pacific Dance Choreographic Selection Committee 2013 by 5pm Thursday 18 July 2013. More

To qualify for this project, choreographers must present a proposal that will include; CV with references; the concept (what is your dance about?); the intended length of the work and how many dancers? (a solo, duet, trio etc)

Applicants must:

be of Pacific Islands descent; be an emerging to mid-career choreographer; demonstrate in their submission that they will be able to complete the choreographic lab and submit a new work that has not been performed previously.

This is a wonderful opportunity for Pacific Islands choreographers to create new works and have it promoted and developed.

The three choreographers selected for the choreographic lab will be provided with: a dance studio equipped with a sound system; Dancers; a mentor; an allowance during the three-week choreographic lab; publicity and promotional opportunities

Each work will be presented at the closing night of the Pacific Dance Choreographic Lab 2013 to be held at the Mangere Arts Centre - Nga Tohu o Uenuku in Mangere on Saturday the 2 November.

Location of project
This project will be presented as part of the Southside Arts Festival 2013. All successful applicants will be notified in late July and workshops will take place at the choreographers choosing from that date forward at several venues in Auckland.

For more information contact Filoi Vaila'au, email auckland@pacificdance.co.nz or phone 09 376 0060.

 

 
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