The residency will take place in ResearchLab's in Ulm (Germany), offering 160m2 of space, full details can be found here.The performance of the piece will take place in the Werkhalle as part of the PerformanceLab program on a stage of 12m x 8m. By creating optimal conditions for dance artists and establishing a dialogue with the audiences through open rehearsals, the ResearchLab provides greater awareness of the limitless potentials that dance has to connect and inspire.
Each ResearchLab provides 3 weeks of studio space, travel, a living allowance a production budget and local accommodation for up to 5 artists in total. Young, emerging and established choreographers of all kinds of dance styles are welcome to apply for the residencies. The organizers are especially looking to support ambitious 'dance makers' from diverse backgrounds. Choreographers are welcome to apply with a 'work in progress'.
'ResearchLab I' will take place from 1 March with the Premier taking place on19 March, 'ResearchLab II' will be from the 3 May with the premier taking place on the 22 May.
Further information on how to apply and how the application is assessed can be found here.
Applications should be submitted before the deadline of 31 January.
The ResearchLab is a melting pot of dance techniques, it is where different dance methodologies mix to create innovative dance for our audiences. By co-producing choreographic works that have the quality to be performed beyond the city of Ulm, the ResearchLab creates works that will ambassadors for Ulm in the national and international dance scene.
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