Oct 2019

Nextfest 2020: Dance Call for Submissions

Dance   /  

Curated by Good Women Dance Collective, Dance at Nextfest is now accepting submissions for the 2020 edition (June 4- 14, 2020). 

The series features emerging dance and performance artists from around Edmonton and across Canada. 

Who can apply?

Dance at Nextfest is geared towards emerging choreographers under the age of 30 who are pursuing a professional career in dance and/or the performing arts. Emerging artists from all movement disciplines are welcome to apply.

What are we looking for?

Dance works in the 10-20 minute range will be prioritized but all lengths will be considered.

How to apply?

Please submit the following to becky@goodwomen.ca

  • A description of your piece (1-page maximum)
  • Statement of interest – Describe why you would like to present your work at Nextfest and how the festival will benefit you as an artist (1-page maximum)
  • Choreographer’s CV
  • Estimated length of the work
  • Technical requirements
  • List of performers and other collaborators
  • Link to online video documentation – Footage of the proposed work is preferred. Rehearsal footage of the work or documentation of previous work will also be accepted. Please send a video hyperlink. Do not send a hard copy.

*Applicants are encouraged to request free mentorship services if desired.

When to apply?

Please send us your application package by February 3, 2020, at 11:59 MT 

Where to apply?

Please send all submissions electronically to becky@goodwomen.ca

Late, incomplete or hard-copy submissions will not be accepted.

When will decisions be made?

You will be contacted by March 2, 2020, with your application results.


Questions regarding this application can be emailed to becky@goodwomen.ca



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