Red Clay Dance Company announces a Call for Artists to submit work for presentation in our biennial La Femme Dance Festival!
La Femme is a celebration of women in DANCE and brings choreographic works created by women of Black/African Diaspora/African descent to Chicago audiences.
La Femme is a curated evening with applications open to women artists from around the world. Festival activities include 2 evening performances (Friday/Saturday), post show discussion on Friday, a pre-show talk on Saturday, and a post show reception on Saturday night. On Thursday, there will be a free community dance class led by one of the selected choreographers followed by a learning circle session at High Concept Labs. 5 choreographers will be selected for presentation in this year's festival. Max length for all proposed work is 15 minutes. All choreographers will receive publicity, tech support, and documentation (video & photos). Decisions will be announced by January 2nd.
Festival Dates: March 14-16, 2019
Festival Performances: March 15-16th @ 7pm
Location: Greenline Arts Center 329 E. Garfield, Chicago, IL 60637
Festival Masterclass & Learning Circle: March 14th @ 6pm
Location: High Concept Labs, 2233 S. Throop St. Chicago, IL 60608
Complete the following application and submit by December 15th, 5pm CST. Late submissions will not be accepted. Please be sure to include a link to a 3-minute work sample of the proposed work to be performed in the festival. Selected choreographers receive a $300 honorarium. Travel and accommodations are not provided.
2019 Curatorial Team:
Vershawn Sanders-Ward, Red Clay Dance Company (Chicago)
Lela Aisha Jones, | Flyground (Philadelphia)
Aaliyah Christina, Catalyst Movmnt (Chicago)