CounterPointe Open Call

Now accepting submissions for: CounterPointe* – women making work on pointe.

Julia K. Gleich/Gleich Dances in association with The Broadway Theatre in Barking is now accepting submissions for a new performance featuring emerging and established women choreographers making new work on pointe.

Deadline for application: May 27, 2013

CounterPointe is dedicated to presenting the latest experimentation, innovation and risk-taking that shows a depth of investment in ballet by women dance makers choreographing with the pointe shoe.  Pointe work must be central to the choreography.

Recent graduates are strongly encouraged to apply. A small stipend may be given to those selected – pending funding. There will be mentoring and feedback offered and each performance is followed by a Q and A with the audience. The venue has black/grey lino flooring. There will be minimal technical support.

Stage Dimensions: 6.8m deep by 9.6m wide.
Tech: Sunday, 16 June (time to be announced)
Dress: Monday, 17 June (time tba)

Performances: 17-19 June at 8pm

*This programme was first created in Brooklyn, NY in 2012 and produced as a collaboration between Norte Maar for Collaborative Projects in the Arts and Brooklyn Ballet.

Where: The Broadway Theatre, Barking London IG11 7LS

When: June 16-19, 2013

How to apply:
Please submit: Artistic CV (including name and contact information), Online link to video of choreography (no headshots or stills).


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