Ignition Choreographers platform showcases a vibrant programme from visionary choreographers. The festival is able to offer five commissions to mid-career choreographers with a supportive developmental package.

Where: London, UK

When: Friday 16 June

Deadline for applications: Friday 20 April

Now in its fifth year, Ignition is west London’s only Dance Festival supported by Arts Council England, the Royal Borough of Kingston and London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham. Ignition supports community dancers, emerging artists and mid-career choreographers to create new choreography, produced by cutting-edge dance organisation – DanceWest. The Choreographers platform showcases a vibrant programme from visionary choreographers. The festival is able to offer five commissions to mid-career choreographers with a supportive developmental package.Five years – five commissions
DanceWest is seeking applications from mid-career artists to create new works across five scaled commissions:
1. Solo £1,200
2. A second solo £1,200
3. Duet £2,000
4. Trio £3,000
5. Quartet £4,000

How to apply

• Request an application form – admin@dancewest.co.uk
• Submit the application with links to your work online – Friday 20th April
• Choreographers will be invited to an interview

Who can apply?
• Choreographers and dance artists based in the UK
• Experienced and mid-career artists
• Choreographers with a new idea, the piece must not exist
• All dance styles and genres welcome

For further information, please visit www.dancewest.co.uk

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