The second international contest for mature contemporary dance soloists. The event will happen in Mexico City within the frame of the FIDCDMX 2019.

Where: Mexico City

When: July the 31st 2019

Deadline for applications: February the 17th, 2019

I. The contest is open to contemporary dance soloists that are 40 years old and above.
II. The piece to present should be maximum 10 minutes long.
III. The technical requirements and the scenography proposed should be minimal and should be adapted to the conditions of the venues where the contest will be presented.
IV. The contest will consist of four facets: a) Proof of age and career b) Pre-selection of the piece through video c) Semifinal and d) Final.
V. There will be only one economical award of 500 euros. The winner will be selected by a jury conformed by contemporary dance specialists
VI. There will be awards in different categories according to the age range of the participant.
VII. The event will be held on July the 31st 2019.
VIII. The jury will select up to three contestants who will be dancing in the opening of FIDCDMX on August the 1st 2019.
IX. To apply, it is necessary to send the next information to the following e-mail: internationaldanceaward@gmail.com
a. An official document that proves to be 40 years old and above.
b. Small biography or CV.
c. A video of the full piece with which the soloist will apply, or else, a video of the work in progress. The video should be rigorously presented in a YouTube or Vimeo link (with password in case of being private); otherwise it would be impossible to consider it.
X. The deadline for applying is February the 17th, 2019. If an artist (in order to apply for fundraising) to be able to come and participate, need to know their results before, it is possible to send the verdict of the preselection beforehand.
XI. The official results will be published on March the 17th 2019. The interpreters who reach this phase will be opportunely notified about the venues where the contest will continue. However, it is important to notice that the availability required is from July the 31st to August the 2nd, 2019.
XII. Accommodation and meals for up to 4 days (only for the soloist) will be provided. The FIDCDMX has limited financial resources. In case of being selected, we will encourage and support you to establish contact with your local cultural institutions and embassies to cover the transportation costs.

How to apply / register

it is necessary to send the next information to the following e-mail: internationaldanceaward@gmail.com
a. An official document that proves to be 40 years old and above.
b. Small biography or CV.
c. A video of the full piece with which the soloist will apply, or else, a video of the work in progress. The video should be rigorously presented in a YouTube or Vimeo link (with password in case of being private); otherwise it would be impossible to consider it.

Costs for participants:

XII. Accommodation and meals for up to 4 days (only for the soloist) will be provided. The FIDCDMX has limited financial resources. In case of being selected, we will encourage and support you to establish contact with your local cultural institutions and embassies to cover the transportation costs.

Contact details: internationaldanceaward@gmail.com , fidcdmx@gmail.com

For further information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/FIDCDMX/

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