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MERTZ GILMORE FOUNDATION LATE STAGE CREATIVE STIPEND


2020 CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

ABOUT THE AWARD: Eva Dean Dance has a long history granting Brooklyn dance artists an opportunity to develop and present new work with the support of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation Late Stage Creative Stipend. This RFP is Mertz Gilmore Foundation’s effort to address the insufficiency of resources available to dance-makers in the later stages of their development process. The award comes with monetary support for the project, a space grant at Union Street Dance to rehearse and develop the work, and a public work-in-progress showing at Union Street Dance. 

2020 TIMELINE: November 27th (Letters of Interest Due), December 16th (Full Applications *from selected artists Due), January 27th 2020 (Notification of Award), June 15th-August 30th 2020 Residency and Award Period

ELIGIBILITY: In order to be eligible you must: 1) Be proposing a new work already in the late stages of development, 2) Have been a New York City resident, and presenting dance in New York City for three years prior to the application year, 3) Not be a current student in any educational program, 4) Must be an independent choreographer or company with an annual operating budget of $25,000 or less, and 5) Be available for the residency and presentation between June 15th-August 30th 2020. *Fiscal Sponsorship is not required. 

2020 SUBMISSOIN DETAILS: Please submit a (one page) Letter of Interest to Senior Manager Gabrielle Schutz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The letter should outline the primary artist/company history and detail the proposed project. Letters of Interest are due by November 27th 2019 at 11:59pm. From the letters we will select several to submit a full application. 

Photo by Jonathan Hsu Laura Nicoll at Bates Dance Festival 2018myeyespromoshot1_1.jpg

 

PAST UNION STREET DANCE A.I.R. (MGF LSCS RECIPIENTS)

Laura K. Nicoll (2019)
Developing Private Dancer

Rakia Seaborn (2018)
Developing A Ruin

Parul Shah (2017)
Developing Enduring Silence 

Christina Noel & the Creature (2015)
Developing Ash & Honey

Jamal Jackson (2014)
Developing The People Vs

Satoshi Haga and Rie Fukuzawa aka binbinFactory (2013)
Developing Untitled

Francine Ott (2012)
Developing House of Morning 
 

     ***This program is funded by the Mertz Gilmore Foundation 

 

 

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