Producing for Placemaking – Artist Call out for Commissions

Dance Manchester is seeking proposals from North West independent artists and companies for 2 commissioning opportunities of £10,000!

Commission 1: To create an outdoor performance utilising dance forms of the African diaspora

Commission 2: To create a family friendly dance performance for libraries

Each Commission Package Includes:

  • £10,000 commissioning funds
  • Performance opportunities as part of Refract festival, Sale, Trafford, 20th & 21st July 2018
  • Paid opportunity for schools workshops & performances
  • Support to access space for creation
  • CPD & Mentoring support
  • Photo shoot and promotional trailer development support
  • Some marketing & tour-booking sup

To find out more and apply, read the commissioning briefs below:

COMMISSION 1 – Outdoor dance work with Dance of the African Diaspora

COMMISSION 2 – Dance for Libraries

Deadline for Proposals: Midnight on the 29th April 2018

Interviews for Shortlisted Artists will be held between 8th – 11th May 2018

This project is supported by Waterside Arts, Trafford Libraries, One Dance UK, Sustained Theatre up North, the Arts in Libraries Cultural Hub at St Helen’s Council and by using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England

Mentors: Luca Silvestrini of Protein Dance & ACE Dance & Music (both companies featured in images above)