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Joffrey Academy Calls for Submissions for 5th Annual Choreographers of Color Awards; Deadline 10/1

July 9
10:02 2014
Joffrey Academy Calls for Submissions for 5th Annual Choreographers of Color Awards; Deadline 10/1

The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces a national call for artists to submit applications for the The Joffrey Academy's Fifth Annual Choreographers of Color Award. The goal of the Award is to recognize talented and emerging choreographers of color whose diverse perspective will ignite creativity in the form of original works of dance. The deadline for application is October 1, 2014.

The winning choreographers will be awarded a $2,500 stipend and given a minimum of 30 rehearsal hours. They will set their piece on the international members of the Joffrey Academy Trainee Program and the newly formed Joffrey Studio Company and have the opportunity to work closely with Joffrey Academy Artistic Directors Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev.

The choreographic work must be original and developed by the applicant and the finished piece must be a minimum of 10 minutes and maximum of 12 minutes long. The world premiere works will be showcased at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., March 7-8, 2015.

To apply, interested choreographers must submit the following by mail or email: DVD or video clip with a five-minute or less excerpt of their choreography with a brief written description, a letter of intent describing interest in the competition and the kind of work that will be created in 500-1,000 words, headshot, curriculum vitae, and general application found on-line at joffrey.org/winningworks with three references. The completed applications can be sent to The Joffrey Ballet Attention: Choreographers of Color Competition Selection Committee 10 East Randolph Street Chicago, IL 60601 or emailed to choreographersofcolor@joffrey.org

The final works will be presented as part of the culminating Winning Works: Choreographers of Color Awards 2015 in three performances on March 7 at 3:00 and 7:30 PM and March 8 at 3:00 PM. Tickets are currently on sale and available by visiting joffrey.org/winningworks or by calling the MCA box office at 312.397.4010.

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