Mare Nostrum Elements holds the Emerging Choreographer Series 2018 - Audition
Mare Nostrum Elements
Mare Nostrum Elements is holding a workshop/audition for the Emerging Choreographer Series 2018!
Emerging or aspiring choreographers of all ages are welcomed. All dance styles and fusions, including but not limited to Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theater, Tap, Latin/Ballroom, Hip Hop/Street Dance, African and Ethnic Dance will be equally considered.
AUDITION DATE: September 5th, 2017
TIME: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
LOCATION: LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
ADDRESS: 31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
Pre-registration required **REGISTER NOW!!!***
The workshop/audition is based on MNE’s signature method The Wave Within. You will not need to prepare any choreographed material or bring dancers. Watch The Wave Within Promo.
The EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHER SERIES, presented in partnership with LaGuardia Performing Arts Center-CUNY, is a one-of-a-kind FREE choreography mentorship program that offers 50+ hours of rehearsal space, professional consultations, peer and panelist feedback, and 2 professionally produced performances at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center. Selected participants will receive space grants, logistical support, marketing and advertising material, professional lighting and technical support, and the tools to create, develop and perform a new finished work. Participants will work directly with MNE’s artistic director Nicola Iervasi (Martha Graham Dance Ensemble), and in-house director Kevin Albert (Boston Conservatory) and fellow participants in order to expand their choreographic ideas, and broaden their professional network and understanding of the industry. Their works will premiere at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center on Feb. 26 & 27, 2018.
> Preparation and professional consultations: Nov. 12-20, 2017
> 8-week rehearsals: January 3 – Feb 24, 2018
> 2 performances at LPAC: Feb. 26 & 27, 2018
> Weekly meetings with MNE’s directors and fellow choreographers
> UP TO 50 HOURS of FREE rehearsal space
> Production element consultations with professionals in the field
> Stipend to cover basic expenses (dancers, costumes, props etc)
> 1 informal showing with panel of professionals for feedback and advice
> Opportunities for future commissions, festival participations and more
Photo by Gisella Sorrentino/Gaze Photography.