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Upcoming opportunities for MN Choreographers: 1. Momentum: New Dance Works 2013 We are pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals for Momentum: New Dance Works 2013. The Momentum: New Dance Works 2013 series is presented by the Walker Art Center at the Southern Theater, with support from the Jerome Foundation. The series […]

Upcoming opportunities for MN Choreographers:

1. Momentum: New Dance Works 2013

We are pleased to announce the release of the Request for Proposals for Momentum: New Dance Works 2013.

The Momentum: New Dance Works 2013 series is presented by the Walker Art Center at the Southern Theater, with support from the Jerome Foundation. The series will run July 11-13 and July 18-20, 2013.

Purpose of the Series: The Momentum dance series was created to promote the work of an exciting new generation of dance and dance-theater creators in Minnesota. The series enables innovative, under-recognized choreographers to have their work presented by the Walker Art Center as well as provide professional development opportunities facilitated by Springboard for the Arts. Momentum seeks out applicants from a full range of styles, cultures, aesthetics, and approaches that represent contemporary dance in the world today.

For eligibility requirements, official guidelines with the complete RFP and application information, click here. Attend a public informational session on April 14 at 11:00 am in the Lecture Room at the Walker Art Center to answer all your questions.

Applications due: Thursday, April 26, 2012, by 4:00 pm.

2. Choreographers’ Evening auditions

The Walker Art Center is pleased to present the 40th Annual Choreographers’ Evening curated by Patrick Scully and Aparna Ramaswamy, November 24, 2012 at 7pm and 9:30pm.

SAVE THE DATE: Auditions will be held in the Walker Art Center’s McGuire Theater; August 2-4. We are not accepting audition requests right now but times will become available in early July. Check back after July 5th for specific dates and times.

Watch MN Original’s segment on 2010 Choreographers’ Evening auditions: