Out of the Studio is an opportunity for emerging choreographers to develop new ideas and a platform to present a new work to audiences in a theatre context.
3 weeks of studio space at FORM Dance Projects in Parramatta and/or Readymade Works in Ultimo;
Because of the philosophy behind Out of the Studio, there is no set length that the work needs to be. Each choreographer will be given 30 mins of stage time that can include presentation of the work, explanations, discussion, followed by a 15 minute Q and A.
A presentation over 2 nights at East Sydney Community and Arts Centre. The presentation will involve a Q&A, minimal production values such as simple lighting with a theatre capacity of 70 people per night;
The choreographer with a fee of $940 per week;
1-4 dancers or other collaborators (to be negotiated) with a fee of $882.80 per week each;
A budget of up to $200 to spend on your work eg. For props/costumes/projector/music;
A mentor to offer guidance at 3 points of contact (a $300 stipend for the mentor will be provided);
Photo and video documentation;
Producer, administrative support, marketing, production and technical support.
The project should be solidly based in contemporary dance practices and can include collaborations with artists from other disciplines;
The artists involved should be NSW-based artists, or artists who have a demonstrated practice in NSW.