Choreographic Residency Tango, Contemporaneity and Dramaturgy
This choreographic residency revolves around the contemporaneity of the tango as a dance language and as theatre form; that one will be approached as an evolution from an encrypted local Argentinian dance towards its contemporaneity in performance. The residence is part of the choreographer-dramaturge Gabriela Zuarez research project and she will lead the residence.
Where: BAU Studio’s Amsterdam Entrepotdok 4 1018 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
When: August 28 – September 10 2017
Deadline for applications: 21 July
The residence entices an invitation to share choreographer’s knowledge and processes with other artists who has common affinities. Therefore, the residency is intended to those dance performers who are interested to approach the subject Tango from the traditional into a wider performative scope, to whom aim to learn a new choreographic system.
Participants will be attending to the Gabriela Zuarez choreographic research during the residence of two weeks and following the program activities.
Choreographic residency Tango, Contemporaneity and new dramaturgy- is part of the exchange project ‘Hybrid Languages’ in cooperation with the Coreo-Lab in Buenos Aires which will take part in September- October 2017. This residency is regarding further artistic collaboration. The follow up of this cooperation will take place in Amsterdam in the beginning 2018.
For whom: Professional dancers and performers with background in Tango -or who are familiar with it-, active tango dancers/ teachers with interest and affinity in modern theatre or choreography. There are no age boundaries. Please read the terms and conditions in the website.
Mode: The residency will develop daily for 14 days non-stop from the August 28 till September 10 2017 and the program has 2 different phases. There will be a couple of try-outs as closing-phase of the residence.
How to apply: Motivation letter, short CV and short video links. Places are limited. Applicants will be informed after the Monday July 24. The selected candidates must book its place within 7 days. The residency will develop daily for 14 days non-stop from August 28 till September 10.The residency program has 2 different stages including a try-out documentation:
Costs for participants: Contribution fee