Ignition Dance Festival is looking to commission two emerging dance companies to create an opening ceremony and finale for the Community Dance Platform. Our professionally produced Community Dance platform will be hosted with a compere and include work by community groups from across West London.
Where: Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith or Rose Theatre, Kingston
When: Saturday 3 June or Saturday 17 June
Deadline for applications: Friday 7 April
Ignition will award £500 to two choreographers or companies to create the work. One piece would be performed at the Community Dance Showcase on Saturday 3 June Lyric, Hammersmith and one piece selected for the Community Dance Showcase on Saturday 17 June at Rose Theatre Kingston.
The bursary would appeal to emerging choreographers and dance companies that are looking are looking to respond to a brief, build performance history and gain experience of creating work for a festival. We welcome applications from Choreographers and Companies working across all genres. The performance should be upbeat, fun, aspirational and performed by three or more dancers.
Who can apply
Emerging choreographers and emerging dance companies of all ages.
Choreographers Companies where this would be a first or early commission.
Choreographers and Companies working in all genres.
How to apply
Request the brief and application – firstname.lastname@example.org
Return the completed application to DanceWest by Friday 7 April.
Bursary awarded by Friday 14 April
For further information, please visit dancewest.co.uk