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 (Monday – Friday 3 - 21 September) at FORM Dance Projects in Parramatta and/or Shopfront Arts Co.Op in Carlton;
A presentation over 2 nights and 1 matinee on 21 and 22 September at Shopfront. The presentation will involve a Q&A, minimal production values such as simple lighting with a theatre capacity of 60 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.