BIG BANG is a 4-month dance program in contemporary dance held in Montreal, Canada.

Where: Montreal, Canada

When: From August 28 to December 17, 2023

Deadline for applications: April 3rd, 2023

BIG BANG provides PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT for artists by strengthening their technical skills in dance and exposing them to diverse artistic, cultural, and interdisciplinary approaches. It also offers a CREATIVE RESIDENCY, which offers personalized support and guidance to artists as they conduct research and create their own work. BIG BANG is dance program open to artists from Canada and from abroad. (no study visa requested).

The program includes technical dance classes (contemporary dance, contemporary ballet barre and urban dance), partnering workshops, floor work, improvisation, choreographic exploration, contact-improvisation, choreographic creation, research and writing labs, workshops in anatomy and functional body movement analysis, discussion panels and workshops addressing various subjects in the dance world.

An important part of the BIG BANG is devoted to research and choreographic laboratories. The goal of these laboratories is to support each artist in order to help them to develop research work on their artistic and choreographic authenticity. At the end of each program, the artists will perform (in front of an audience), a “work-in-progress” version of their solo. A video captation will allow the artists to have quality video support so that they can share it with companies, funding organizations, etc.

How to apply:
VIDEO AUDITION until April 3rd, 2022 to attend the BIG BANG autumn program.
Send your resume, along with a letter of intent, a video of a dance improvisation (less than 2 minutes long) and a video of choreographic creation that is less than 5 minutes long to

Costs for participants: 2560$ (CAD) or 640$ (CAD) per month

Contact details:
Tel: +1 514 699 2009

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