Resolution 2020 is open for applications. Resolution is The Place’s annual festival of new choreography and performance works by emerging artists.
Where: The Place, London
When: Thu 9 Jan – Sat 22 Feb 2020
Deadline for applications: Midday Thu 5 Sep 2019
Resolution exists to support and celebrate work by UK emerging artists. Every year we welcome over 70 UK based artists to create original work for one of the most exciting and established London performance festivals.
Artists learn from industry professionals through supportive and practical workshops and present their work at The Place theatre to an audience of up to 288, including industry critics.
We invite choreographers and companies to propose exciting ideas for new work that they really believe in.
Please note we cannot accept applications outside of the allocated application period.
WHO can apply to take part?
Any UK based artists working in live performance can take part. Dance, dance theatre, physical theatre, hip hop, South Asian dance, circus and live art are all welcomed at Resolution. This is The Place’s biggest open call and the panel read hundreds of applications. What they want to know is who you are and what your idea is. We are looking for ideas for works that are 15-25 minutes in length and we are interested in choreographers who really want to take part in the journey of Resolution, from learning and refining your skills through the tailored workshops, to promoting and performing your work at the festival.
Who can’t apply? Anyone outside the UK; anyone who will still be in education at the time of the festival, any youth companies or anyone under 18yrs.
Due to the nature of the festival setup, we are unable to support work which is durational, site-specific or limited capacity.
Please note that you that if successful you agree to not show the work 3 months either side of the Resolution performance date.
WHEN is Resolution Festival 2020?
Resolution Festival 2020 will take place from Thu 9 Jan – Sat 22 Feb 2020.
All applicants can expect to hear back in mid-late Sep 2019.
All* successful applicants will need to be available for compulsory workshops on the following dates:
Fri 27 Sep 2019 – Welcome and Briefing Meeting
Wed 16 Oct 2019 – Marketing Workshop
Wed 20 Nov 2019- Technical Workshop
*The Welcome and Briefing Meeting is compulsory for ALL Resolution 2020 artists. However, the Marketing and Technical workshops are only compulsory for First Footing companies. Evolution companies (i.e. companies who have presented their work at Resolution before) do not have to attend these two workshops but are welcome to if they wish.
WHERE is Resolution Festival 2020?
Located in the heart of London, The Place is a creative powerhouse for dance development that is leading the way in dance training, creation and performance.
One of Europe’s most exciting, innovative dance spaces, where artists from all over the world come to push creative boundaries, to experiment and to perform outstanding new work for audiences who expect to be surprised, inspired and delighted.
The Place Theatre is a 288-seat black box theatre.
To apply simply complete our online Google form, we just need to know who you are, what you want to make, and how you plan to do it.
Financially, the festival works as follows:
The theatre takes
Any box office income which exceeds this amount is divided equally between the 3 companies who share the night.
If you don’t sell enough tickets to cover this £1605, you must pay the theatre the remaining balance which is also divided equally between the 3 companies who share the night.
There are no upfront costs.
Applications are open and close midday Thu 5 Sep 2019.
We will be holding a Resolution Open Clinic on Mon 2 Sep, 6-7pm, where you come have the opportunity to come to The Place, meet the team, and learn more about the application process and the Resolution festival experience. Bring those burning questions! If you would like to attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place. There are limited places available, so booking is essential.
For questions or further information please contact the team: email@example.com.
For further information, please visit https://www.theplace.org.uk/resolution-2020