Exploring the Metropolis (EtM) is sponsoring the third round of our Choreographer + Composer Residencies in partnership with the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL).
This residency will provide four choreographer/composer teams (8 artists total) with use of consistent, suitable rehearsal space over a three-month period starting in October 2017 or January 2018 to develop and create new work. Each choreographer and each composer will receive a stipend of $1,500. There is no requirement to complete a piece of work during the residency. Each choreographer/composer team is required to perform one free public program in coordination with the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning.
Application Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2017
For more information and application, click here.
Open Call for Proposals
One-Year Artist Residency
This opportunity seeks a way to engage and foster growth with the community of Jamaica, Queens; to use art as a spark for conversation, action, and reaction. Applicants should have a mature body of work and a thoroughly thought out proposal. Inserting the presence of a working artist in JCAL’s space creates a platform to witness the process of art-making and encourage direct visitor access and participation. JCAL seeks artists with themes relating to, using mediums and technology in new ways, and developing work that is relevant to the contemporary changing landscape.
Application Deadline: June 15, 2017
Announcement of Artist Accepted: July 2017
Residency Dates: September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018
For complete details and application, click here.
About JCAL – Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL), founded in 1972, is the only NYC Cultural Institution Group Member (CIG) and multidisciplinary arts organization based in Southeast Queens. Under its management is the JCAL headquarters building (former Queens Registry) on 161-04 Jamaica Ave and ( the Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC) former First Reformed Dutch Church), which showcases professional artists & performers, since 2008.
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