Springboard Danse Montréal 20th Anniversary Edition
June 5-25, 2022 in Montréal, Canada
Call for Dancers – Audition by Mail
Call for Choreographers – Apply Electronically

Where: Montréal, Quebec, Canada

When: June 5-25, 2022

Deadline for applications: January 7, 2022

Dancers: Mailing in your audition materials is an excellent way to be seen by the Springboard panel if you are unable to attend one of our in-person auditions. We are now accepting applications.

Note that the Mail-In Audition is comprised of two steps, online and physical mail. Partial application will be discarded.

Choreographers: The panel looks carefully at the artist’s resume, artistic statement, artistic proposal, and the supporting video materials. The panel takes into consideration the artist’s experience working with large groups, the suitability of the proposed work for Springboard’s performance venue, and the compatibility of the work with our dancers’ interests and the overall the curation of the project.

How to apply / register: DANCERS:
1. Complete and submit the online application form. You will be required to submit the following electronically:

An excerpt of two pieces of choreography or improvisation, each lasting no more than two minutes
An excerpt of two centre exercises, either contemporary or ballet
A $30* USD fee, payable via PayPal upon registration
*A $5 processing fee will be applied at checkout

2. Submit by mail† the following items:

1 copy of your resumé
1 copy of your headshot
1 letter of recommendation
†Please send your physical materials to:

Springboard Danse Montréal
181 18th Street #708
Brooklyn NY 11215
USA

Applications must be received by January 7, 2022 or they will not be considered. Those who are submitting materials from outside of the US are advised to mail their materials early enough to allow for unforeseen delivery delays.

CHOREOGRAPHERS:
A link to recent work
Footage should feature your most recent work that best represents your current explorations. An example of group work is recommended, as the selected Emerging Choreographers will be working with an average cast size of 15 dancers.
A copy of your choreographic resumé
A letter of recommendation that speak to your practices as a as a choreographer
A proposal for a work, either written (up to 500 words) or oral (up to 3 minutes spoken)
This proposal should indicate your preference to create for the stage or an installation setting. If you would like to be considered for both, please include two proposals with your application.
A personal artistic statement (one-page maximum), either written (up to 250 words) or oral (up to 2 minutes spoken)
The application fee of $40* USD, payable via PayPal upon registration
*A processing fee of $5 USD will be applied upon checkout.

Costs for participants: Dancers: $1,775 USD

Contact details: DANCERS: preregister@springboarddansemontreal.com
CHOREOGRAPHERS: emerging@springboarddansemontreal.com

For further information, please visit https://www.springboarddansemontreal.com/home/

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