RDT looking for choreographers to compete for commission.
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CALL FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS
RDT’s REGALIA Choreography Competition – February 2018
Submissions for the opportunity to compete for an RDT commission are being accepted.
Proposals will be accepted from choreographers working as professionals or pre-professionals ages 20 and up.
Four selected COMPETITORS will vie for the commission by creating a 5-7 minute work in 4 hourson Feb 24, 2018 during RDT’s Regalia event.
The Regalia audience will award the RDT commission.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: December 8, 2017Submissions can be processed online at: www.rdtutah.org/shows/regalia2018
Submissions must include:
- Full name, mailing address, and email contact
- Links to samples of previous work on YouTube, Vimeo, etc. RDT will not view more than 10 mins total for any applicant
- Current resume
- Short written proposal: Propose an idea for a new work. Explain choreographic intent, music, number of dancers, production needs, and description: dramatic, satire, abstract, humor, political, environmental, etc.
Each submission will be reviewed by Repertory Dance Theatre with 4 submissions being selected to compete in the Regalia event on February 24, 2018.
Questions regarding submissions can be directed to Nicholas Cendese at [email protected].
Announcement of 4 selected submissions will be made January 1, 2018.
The four selected competitors will be expected to attend RDT’s Regalia event, Saturday, February 24, 2018 and be involved from 2:30 PM until 9:00 PM. Each choreographer will work with 6-8 dancers during 4 hours of rehearsal time to create a 5-7-minute minute piece. The audience will vote for their favorite and the winner of the competition will be awarded a new commission with Repertory Dance Theatre during its 2018-2019 season
The winner of the Regalia competition will:
- Be awarded a commission of $3000 during the 2018-2019 season to create a piece 10-12 mins in length featuring 8 dancers.
- Choreographic/rehearsal time with RDT will not exceed 10 working days, 5 hours a day
- Premiere of the work will occur sometime during RDT’s 2018-2019 season.
- Travel, per diem, housing, and transportation costs will NOT be covered by RDT.
Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT), founded in 1966 in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a professional modern dance repertory company dedicated to the creation, performance, perpetuation and appreciation of dance. Known worldwide for its collection of dance treasures, RDT is both a museum and contemporary gallery representing the scope and diversity of modern dance, past and present. RDT is a resource center and laboratory for contemporary dancers, choreographers, visual artists, writers and composers.
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