Call for Submission

Panel of judges includes:
WORLD-RENOWNED CHOREOGRAPHER

EDWARD VILLELLA

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Panelist Biographies


IMPORTANT DATES

APPLICATION DEADLINE
NOVEMBER 13, 2014

FINALIST AUDITION DATE
JANUARY 31, 2015 at Rider University, 9am - 5 pm

PERFORMANCE DATE
MAY 2, 2015 at Rider University, 7:30pm

ADMISSION INFORMATION

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Submission Details

APPLICATION FEE
$40.00

APPLICATION DEADLINE
NOVEMBER 13, 2014


To Learn More
For more information about the submission process please contact:

Pamela Mingle
Associate Director, Major Gifts
Office: Moore Library 137
Phone: 609-896-7725
Email: pamingle@rider.edu

About the 2014 Competition

The Rider University Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase will develop and present emerging choreographers for ballet and contemporary dance as well as build and expand engaged audiences for dance.  The Emerging Choreographers’ Showcase will solicit new pieces from emerging artists throughout the region.  The showcase will give aspiring dancemakers a platform to develop their artistic voices as well as an opportunity to present and develop an audience for their work.  

 

Eligibility

This showcase is open to any emerging choreographer who is a US citizen or resident ("resident" is defined here as eligible and authorized to work in the US). There is no age limit, but the choreographer should be in the early stages of his/her professional career. The choreographer and his/her dancers will be expected to attend the technical rehearsal and premiere performance on Saturday May 2, 2015 in at Rider University in Lawrenceville NJ.  

All videos and applications will be reviewed by the panel.  30 choreographers will be invited to audition their work in person on January 31st.  5 choreographers will be chosen to perform their pieces at Rider University on May 2nd, 7:30pm.

Learn more about the submission process.

 

Estimated Program of the Evening of May 2, 2015

7:30-8:10 p.m.:  Performance of new choreographic works

8:10-8:15 p.m.:  Pause

8:15-8:50 p.m.:  Performance of new choreographic works

8:50-9:05 p.m.:  Intermission

9:05-9:25 p.m.:  Panel discussion on the choreographic and artistic process

Panelist Biographies 

Edward Villella, legendary dancer and artistic director 

Douglas Martin, Artistic director, American Repertory Ballet

Dr. Kimberly Chandler Vaccaro, professor, Rider University

Kerry Gallagher Rowan, Curator, American Dance Legacy Institute