Body/Speak: Dance Community Collaboration

Call for Colorado and Wyoming Companies

Body/Speak FlyerBody/Speak is a community concert featuring guests from colleges, universities, and dance companies across the region. Our aim is to support artists and build networks within our dance community. Companies in Colorado and Wyoming are invited to apply to show work in the Body/Speak concert on Feb. 9 and 10, 2024. Applications are due Oct. 27. A $25 application fee is applied to support production load and artist stipends. Chosen companies will be awarded a stipend.

Requirements:

  • Must be a Colorado or Wyoming-based company
  • Dance works can be choreographed by anyone but must be no longer than 12 minutes
  • Must be available for both performances (Feb. 9 and 10) as well as tech rehearsal during the day on Feb. 9.
  • Once your application is completed, please send your application fee ($25) by cash or check addressed to "CSU Dance". Payment should be sent to:
    Attn: Julia Cooper
    University Center for the Arts
    1778 Campus Delivery
    Fort Collins, CO 80523
  • Applications will not be reviewed until payment is received.

Application:

  • Briefly tell us about your company. What is your mission as a company?
  • Please provide a brief explanation. If available, you may link a video for reference. *A full video of the work will be requested later for production needs if the work is chosen.
  • We aim to bring artists together to create a positive and supportive environment in which to present dance to the public. How will your company or piece support this mission? What community values are most important to your company?
    During our time together, we have a tradition of creating an “Instant Dance” in which participants build a dance together, created collaboratively while guided and directed by a choreographer. This is an opportunity for us to create and dance together in the same piece, choreographed on the spot! Instant dance will rehearse after the master class on Saturday, Feb. 10. Anyone who is interested in participating in the Instadance is welcome! Participation is not required but highly encouraged! Instadance will perform in the Saturday evening show.

Concerts: Feb. 9 and 10, 2024 at 7:30 p.m.

Application Deadline: Oct. 27, 2023

Application Fee: $25

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