Applications Now Open!
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NAISDA DANCE COLLEGE
AUSDANCE NSW INVITES APPLICATIONS
FROM FIRST NATIONS DANCE ARTISTS
The DAIR program offers space residencies at host venues for members of Ausdance NSW who are independent dance artists, collectives or companies. This program is a direct response to the challenge of access to affordable and appropriate spaces for the development of dance practice, creative development, mentorships and rehearsal of work and movement.
This residency invites First Nations artists, from emerging, mid or established career stages. Independent dance artists, collectives, collaborators and companies of any dance genre are invited to submit an application.
The residency partnership is for 1 or 2 weeks.
Applications open: May 6
Applications close: May 24 at 5.00pm
Residency Dates: 8th July – 19th
DAIR residency activities may involve creative development, research, mentorship, rehearsal and remounting of work. Applicants can apply for a residency of one or two weeks.
To be eligible, primary applicants should be NSW based and an Ausdance NSW member, however, collaborators may be interstate or internationally based. You can become a member here www.ausdancensw.com.au
DAIR recipients receive:
- Two weeks of residency space at a NAISDA Dance College, Kariong NSW 2250
- Pre-residency planning support from Ausdance NSW
- Administrative support from Ausdance NSW for the showing of work during residency (if required)
- Promotion of artist/residency through Ausdance NSW and NAISDA marketing channels
Please note: Applicants are invited to apply for up to two weeks residency.
If you require any additional information or would like to talk about your application prior to making a submission, please contact Ausdance NSW on 02 9256 4800 or by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
NAISDA Dance College is Australia’s premier Indigenous training college with a proud tradition of producing the next generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performers since 1976. NAISDA Dance College offers professional expertise and word class training facilities to deliver accredited training programs that are rich in cultural learning and practice. Located on Darkinjung land just north of Sydney, they provide a creative learning space designed to inspire and equip Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander young people for the future. Their dance performance program is delivered by qualified trainers comprised of former principal dancers, respected choreographers and cultural tutors from diverse Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities.