Call for Submissions
Pacific Dance New Zealand is inviting submissions to the Pacific Dance Artist in Residence programme 2012. The Auckland-based residency is presented by Pacific Dance New Zealand in partnership with Auckland Council, DANZ (Dance Aotearoa New Zealand) and the ASB Community Trust.
The residency will be carried out in South Auckland for 10 weeks starting on 14th May 2012.
The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to create dance works with participants from the community culminating in a public showing at the Metro Theatre (Mangere East Hall) in Mangere East.
The successful applicant will also be expected to create an original work as well as to deliver a small series of public workshops.
The applicant will present a two-page proposal of how they intend to use the residency and supply a full CV outlining essential experience.
This proposal must clearly outline what the artist intends to achieve at the completion of the residency and clearly state the targeted community i.e. youth, women, local dance groups, traditional troupes, hip-hop etc.
The successful applicant will receive:
- a stipend of NZ $5000.00
- a dedicated studio located in South Auckland.
- a professional mentor provided by DANZ.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 09 376 00 60. Or, you can download an application form – HERE!!
Application Deadline: Friday 27th April 2012
Official Starting Date of Residency: Monday, 14th May 2012