International Mature Contemporary Dance Soloists Gala
Open to contemporary dance soloists that are 40 years old and above, with the option to enter the Contest or only perform at the International Soloist Gala.

Where: Mexico City, Mexico

When: August 4th 2021

Deadline for applications: February the 16th, 2021

1. Open to contemporary dance soloists that are 40 years old and above, with the option to enter the Contest or only perform at the International Soloist Gala.
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. If the soloist is register for the contest
There will be only one economical award of 500 euros. The winner will be selected by a jury conformed by contemporary dance specialists
The winner will be performing in the opening of the International Festival of Contemporary Dance of Mexico City on August 5, 2021.
V. The event will be held on August the 4th 2021.
VI. Link to apply: https://forms.gle/w5bCLcrAL8zdRWZL7 the following information will me required:
a. An official document that proves to be 40 years old and above.
b. Small biography or resume.
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.
VII The deadline for applying is February the 16th, 2021. If an artist (in order to apply for fundraising) to be able to come and participate, needs to know their results before, it is possible to send the verdict of the preselection beforehand.

VIII. The official results will be published on March the 16th 2021. 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 August 4th and 5th.
IX. 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.

1. Dirigida a solistas contemporáneos de 40 años en adelante con opción a entrar en el concurso o solamente presentarse en la Gala Internacional de Solistas con Trayectoria.
2. La pieza a presentar debe tener una duración máxima a 10 minutos.
3. Los requerimientos técnicos y escenográficos propuestos deben ser mínimos y deben adaptarse a las condiciones de los teatros dónde la Gala se llevará a cabo.
4. En caso de inscribirse en la modalidad concurso:
a) Para el ganador del concurso habrá un solo premio económico de 500 euros. El ganador será seleccionado por un jurado conformado por especialistas en danza contemporánea.
b) El ganador del concurso se presentará en la noche del 5 de Agosto de 2021 en el marco del Festival Internacional de Danza Contemporánea de la Ciudad de México.
5. La gala será celebrada el 4 de Agosto de 2021.
6. Para aplicar, es necesario ingresar a la siguiente liga:
https://forms.gle/w5bCLcrAL8zdRWZL7 y llenarlo con la siguiente información:
a) Documento oficial que compruebe ser mayor de 40 años.
b) Pequeña biografía o cv
c) Video de la pieza completa con la cual el solista aplicará, o de lo contrario, un video del trabajo en progreso. El video debe presentarse rigurosamente en una liga de YouTube o Vimeo (con contraseña en caso de ser privado); de lo contrario será imposible considerarlo.

7. La fecha limite para aplicar es Febrero 16 de 2021. Si el artista (para solicitar la recaudación de fondos) para poder venir y participar, necesita conocer sus resultados antes, es posible enviar el veredicto de la preselección de antemano.

8. Los resultados oficiales serán publicados el 16 de Marzo de 2021. Los interpretes que lleguen a esta fase serán notificados oportunamente acerca de las sedes donde el concurso se realizará. Es importantes recalcar que la disponibilidad requerida es 4 y 5 de Agosto del 2021.

9. Contarán con hospedaje y viáticos para 4 días (únicamente para los solistas). El FIDCDMX cuenta con un presupuesto limitado. En caso de ser seleccionado, el Festival proporcionará la información requerida para los trámites en su institución cultural y embajada a fin de que el postulante pueda gestionar los apoyos para cubrir los gastos de traslado.

How to apply: It is necessary to fill out the form: https://forms.gle/w5bCLcrAL8zdRWZL7
a. An official document that proves to be 40 years old and above.
b. Small biography or resume.
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.

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 fidcdmx.com

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