SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY Kennedy Center Local Dance Commissioning Project

Calling all local choreographers!

The Kennedy Center is now accepting applications for the

2015 Local Dance Commissioning Project

Calling all local choreographers!

The Kennedy Center is now accepting applications for the
2015 Local Dance Commissioning Project

Application Deadline: December 19, 2014 @ 5pm

Group Jump - Corner2014 LDCP awardee Arturo Garcia & company
The Kennedy Center Local Dance Commissioning Project awards are given to local (DC Metro Area) dance choreographers/companies to create a new work or a combination of works to premiere on the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage in September/October 2015. The LDCP supports the local dance community by nurturing the creation of new dance work and presenting that new work to a wide audience via the Millennium Stage, the Kennedy Center’s free daily performance series.

The Commission Award includes:
• $7,500 artist fee
• Center-hosted private showings for choreographers to share work and receive input
• Rehearsal space, as available, at the Kennedy Center between June and August
• Technical support prior to the performance to develop lighting, sound, and/or set concepts for the new work
• Assistance and advice from program mentors throughout the commission process

Application Deadline:
· Project applications will be accepted now through December 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM.
· Projects may be submitted by email or mail. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted.
· Emailed proposals must be received by 5:00 PM, on Friday, December 19, 2014. Mailed proposals must arrive at the Kennedy Center by Friday, December 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM. You will be notified when your application is received. Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified.

Award Timeline:
· Awards will be selected and announced in March 2015.
· Winning projects will be presented on the Millennium Stage in September/October 2015.

For more information on how to apply and links to all necessary application resources, visit us at http://www.kennedy-center.org

Or contact us with any questions at LDCP@kennedy-center.org or by phone at (202) 416-8029.

Grains Pic 32014 LDCP awardee Adriane Fang
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