2018 Call for Artists: DANCE SERES

Sage Theatre’s IGNITE! Festival of Emerging Artists – JUNE 5-9, 2018

Calling emerging choreographers interested in creating original 8 -12 minute works for the 2018 IGNITE! Festival.

Curated by Pam Tzeng

Who can apply?

The IGNITE! Festival Dance Series is geared towards early career choreographers and physical performance makers under the age of 30 or within 3 years of graduating from post-secondary, who are pursuing a professional career in dance. Creators of all dance forms and aesthetics are encouraged to apply, those including: hip-hop, indigenous dance, contemporary, jazz, ballroom, ballet and more.

Selected choreographers will receive:

  • A performance slot on the main stage with 2-3 public performances
  • A dancers audition
  • Rehearsal space, Studio hours will be provided.
  • Mentorship and technical/artistic support as requested
  • An IGNITE! Festival Artist Pass and honorarium

To apply please fill out the online form here.

About the Ignite! Festival of Emerging Artists

IGNITE! is a festival dedicated to supporting, mentoring and presenting early career artists of all disciplines. IGNITE! allows artists to embrace risks in a supportive environment while providing resources, a bridge to the professional arts community, and meaningful opportunities for collaboration and community building with their peers.

The festival accepts applications from artists of all disciplines. Artists of colour, indigenous artists and/or artists from LGBTQ+ communities are heartily encouraged to apply to all streams of the festival.

If you are interested in applying but the application process creates a barrier, please contact us via phone 403.397.8559 or email ignite_dance@sagetheatre.com.

Other opportunities

The IGNITE! Festival has a number of other series including Interdisciplinary, Dance, Club, Improv and Provocation. Please visit sagetheatre.com for full details. Artists are welcome to apply for more than one festival series.

General questions regarding the IGNITE! Dance Series should be submitted via email to ignite_dance@sagetheatre.com.