FUNDACION PRISMA DANZA is now accepting submissions for the 6th edition of PRISMA 2017, The International Contemporary Dance Festival of Panamá to take place in Panama City from October 8 to 15, 2017
Deadline for submissions: Interested companies, dance groups or independent choreographers should send their proposals (video submissions) by December 31st, 2016 (12:00 am Panama Time). ONLY THE FIRST 500 PROPOSALS RECEIVED WILL BE CONSIDERED
Send info to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Overview: PRISMA is an independent project for the promotion and development of contemporary dance in Panama. The Festival is in its sixth year. The festival also includes a strong educational program with free master classes and workshops to create a platform for artists of different nationalities to connect, encouraging bonds between them and strengthening ties among our cultures
More information on previous editions can be found on our website: www.festivalprisma.com
Basis for participation: To be considered, participants must send the following via email before December 31st, 2016. The proposals can be theater based, street/outdoor or alternative spaces.
- Entry Form (attached)
- A video of the entire work to be presented (vimeo or youtube / no other formats will be accepted). TRAILERS OR TEASERS WILL NOT BE EVALUATED.
- Information on the submitted work (choreographer, dancers, interpreters, music, length, technical requirements, etc.)
- Brief bio of the company, if applicable
- Resume of choreographer
- 3 Photos (high resolution jpeg) of the submitted work
- The Workshop/master class proposal
Requirements: The length of the work must be between 20 and 60 minutes. Pieces shorter or longer will not be accepted; or combining pieces to make the required length. Be aware that depending on the submissions the possibility exists for works to be presented on the same night.
Each company may submit a maximum of two (2) works for evaluation by the Selection Committee
Process of Evaluation and Response: A Selection Committee will evaluate submissions received, and we will communicate its decisions to all participating parties on the last week of February.
Expenses: The festival will cover the following expenses for the participants:
- Professional fees **
- Lodging (3 hotel nights)
- Per diem for meals and basic expenses for 3 days ($25 / day per person)
- Internal transportation, from and to airport, and whenever necessary
THE FESTIVAL WILL NOT COVER AIRFARES
** The monetary compensation provided by the Festival to each company or dance group will be agreed upon beforehand according to the format of the work (solo, duo/trio, Group work) and will not be more than $4,500 (for groups of 6 or more dancers); and will be handed out as soon as the performance concludes.
WHEN RECEIVING APPROVAL FROM SELECTION COMMITEE, THE COMPANY/CHOREOGRAPHER HAS TO CONFIRM ITS PARTICIPATION BY APRIL 30.
Master Classes and Workshops: Each selected company or group is requested to teach at least one master class or workshop in the Festival’s available spaces.
Co-Directors & Producers: Analida Galindo and Ximena Eleta de Sierra
Technical Director: José Alexander Morales Carvajal
Support: The National Institute of Culture, The Municipality of Panamá and many private companies sponsor the International Contemporary Dance Festival of Panama