Young Choreographers aged 13-18 for "Dance at Socrates"
Norte Maar, in collaboration with Socrates Sculpture Park, invites young choreographers ages 13-18 to apply for one week of mentorship in August, as together, they make new choreography for performance during Dance at Socrates: a residency and performance program that invites New York-based choreographers and their dancers to a develop a site-specific dancework in a unique waterfront environment. One young choreographer will be selected for each of 3 weeks, August 3-22, 2015. At the end of the week, the choreography will be presented to the public alongside professional works by resident and invited companies. Young choreographers will receive guidance from a professional choreographer and be given time to work on stage. A $40 travel stipend is provided to each participant.
Performances: 4pm, Saturdays – August 8, 15, 22, 2015.
Students ages 13-18 who study dance and desire to make choreography are encouraged to apply. Students provide their own dancers. There are no restrictions on type of work created.