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Call for Resolution dance makers

Posted on July 26, 2017

Applications are now open for UK-based dance makers to take part in Resolution, The Place’s annual festival of new dance and performance works by emerging artists. Choreographers and companies are invited to propose ideas for new work. More than 70 artists will be selected to create their works and have them performed in the festival, which runs from January to February 2018.

Successful applicants will benefit from a series of workshops run by industry professionals, covering all aspects of the business from lighting design to funding applications and marketing. Through the associated scheme Resolution Review, performances will be reviewed by established critics and by new writers. Over 28 years, the festival has been a launch pad for many of the UK’s leading dance names, including Kate Prince, Wayne McGregor, Luca Silvestrini and Drew McOnie.

Applications should take the form of a written online proposal with supporting video clips. The deadline is September 7, 2017. Visit theplace.org.uk to submit your application.

Photograph: Chris Nash

Zoë was born in Edinburgh, and saw her first dance performances at the Festival there. She is the dance critic of The Independent, and has also written for The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman and Dancing Times. In 2002, she received her doctorate from the University of York for a thesis on “Nationhood and epic romance: Ariosto, Sidney, Spenser”. She is the author of The Royal Ballet: 75 Years and The Ballet Lover’s Companion.

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