Plug & Play Winter Residency

DEADLINE: Midnight, December 15, 2018


Dancemakers is pleased to announce a call to artists for our annual Winter Holiday Residency, Plug & Play.

Taking place from December 24, 2018 through to January 5, 2019, both of our studios will be available for exclusive or partial access creation residencies, depending on the needs of the applicants.

Individual artists, collectives, ad-hoc or incorporated groups can apply. Emerging, mid- career and established artists working in any form of dance or contemporary performance will be considered. Proposals can be for development of existing works, developing new projects, or other proposals.

The residency includes access to the space and sound system. Please note, this residency is access to space only, and there are no artist fees or access to technical support associated with the residency.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Residency proposal (400 words)

  • A bio of the lead applicant(s) (please send multiple artist bios for a collective and not a collective bio) -A list of all artists involved

  • An indication of whether you require exclusive access or not -Link to support material – NO DROPBOX

  • A maximum of five minutes of footage of the proposed work or previous works if the residency is for a new creation.


Dancemakers thanks all applicants in advance for their interest in this opportunity. Dancemakers is an equal opportunity employer: we are committed to inclusive, barrier-free selection and programming processes and studio environments. We are committed to building a diverse dance community and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. Artists from equity seeking groups will receive top consideration for this residency. We are committed to providing accommodation in the application process for people with disabilities and anyone for whom this application format presents a barrier: if you require an accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Complete the attached Google Docs form to apply.

Please make sure you rEad through dancemakers’ mission, values, & artistic vision before you apply - you can find them here.