WESTFEST CALL FOR ENTRIES 2018

Call for Entries – WESTFEST Dance Festival 2018. Deadline: January 1, 2018

WESTFEST CALL FOR ENTRIES 2018

Apply for TOP FLOOR a series of fully produced dance concerts held in Westbeth’s studio currently the Martha Graham Dance Company. Or apply as creative choreographers interested in investigating dance in alternative spaces ALL OVER WESTBETH.

WESTFEST CALL FOR ENTRIES 2018 TDOP FLOOR

WESTFEST TOP FLOOR
(April 26th – 29th at 8PM)

A series of fully produced dance concerts held in Westbeth’s legendary top floor studio currently home to the Martha Graham Dance Company and formerly to Merce Cunningham Dance Company. Each artist will have the opportunity to show a new work or revision of recent piece (8 minute max) in two nights of shared performance.

We are happy to announce that this year each artist who is accepted will receive free production costs. The rental fee of this historic venue as well as production expenses are on us!

WESTFEST TOP FLOOR SELECTED ARTISTS WILL RECEIVE:
An opportunity to present work in a beautiful dance space full of history.

FREE Production costs

Two (2) fully-produced performances of work (8 min max) from Thursday, April 26 to Sunday April 29, 2018

20min tech rehearsal slot week of April 23rd

Publicity and postcards for the event

Eligibility to book rehearsal in the Martha Graham Studio Theater at a discounted rate of $10/hour (April 2018 only)

2-3 High resolution edited photos

Video of performance.

TO APPLY: WESTFEST 2018 TOP FLOOR

WESTFEST – ALL OVER WESTBETH
(April 28 – 29 from 2PM-4:30PM)

Calling creative choreographers interested in investigating possibilities of modifing dance through the use of alternative spaces. Each artist will be assigned a unique space in and around the Westbeth building in which they will have the opportunity to rehearse and build a dance. We ask that artists create one 4-5 minutes dance work that can be performed multiple times for groups of audiences touring the sites.

On the day of the show groups of audience members will be guided from site to site to see the dances all over the building. Past sites have included Westbeth’s inner and outer courtyards, long hallways, spiral staircases, the gallery space, boiler room, the rooftop and the Martha Graham Studio Theater.

We require choreographers to be at all of the following meetings, rehearsals, as well as performance dates listed bellow. Choreographers who fail to attend any of the dates below will be taken off the program.


REQUIRED MEETINGS/ REHEARSALS

ON-SITE REHEARSALS
Sat Feb 10, 12:30-4:00PM
Sat March 10, 12:30 – 4:00PM
Sat April 7, 12:30-4:00PM

WESTFEST PERFORMANCES
Sat April 28th, 2:00 – 4:30PM
Sun April 29th, 2:00 – 4:30PM

Please note that as Westbeth is a residential building you may only rehearse in your site during designated rehearsal times.

ALL OVER WESTBETH SELECTED ARTISTS WILL RECEIVE:
An opportunity to present site-specific work in a innovative space full of history.

Two (2) site-specific performances on Saturday April 28 to Sunday April 29, 2018.

Publicity and postcards for the event

Eligibility to book rehearsal in the Martha Graham Studio Theater at a discounted rate of $10/hour (April 2018 only)

2-3 High resolution edited photos

Video of performance.

TO APPLY: ALL OVER WESTBETH

MORE INFO AT WESTFESTDANCE.COM

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