Flamenco Festival Residency & Flamenco Rosario Company Mentorship Program
The Vancouver International Flamenco Festival, presented by Flamenco Rosario, would like to make a public call for submissions by local emerging flamenco artists. We are seeking non-traditional, experimental “lab” projects for consideration and the culminating piece will be presented in a small studio performance at Centro Flamenco:
– One-week residency taking place from September 8 to 15, 2017 in which the work will be created and developed.
– Minimum of 4 hours to maximum 30 hours of studio practice time.
– At the end of the residency, the project in development will be shown at the Centro Flamenco studio followed by a Q+A session as part of the 2017 Flamenco Festival.
– Possibility of further presentation in the 2018 Flamenco Festival.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: MARCH 31st, 2017
Name of Applicant
Project description – up to one page
Photos (images at 300dpi)
Video Clip – 3 to 5 minute video excerpt of work presented in the last two years (Internet clip, e.g. YouTube/Vimeo or DVD if necessary)
– Must be emerging flamenco professional artist.*
– Artists must reside in Vancouver.
*You are considered to be an emerging flamenco professional artist if you have completed basic training or professional training program, maintained a professional dance career for a minimum of 1 year and have been paid artists fee while performing in professionally public presentations.
AS A PARTICIPANT IN THE PROGRAM:
– Your work will be presented at the Centro Flamenco studio.
– Mentorship from a senior flamenco artist.
– Both you and your work will receive media exposure as part of the festival media and promotion.
– Your artistic profile will be featured on the Vancouver International Flamenco Festival website and other print and online media.
Please send submissions to Genie Fung online at email@example.com or mail to this address:
102-2083 Alma St.
As one of the few celebrated festivals devoted to Flamenco Art outside of Spain, the Vancouver International Flamenco Festival with its beginnings in 1990 has grown to a mature understanding of Vancouver’s multicultural audience and strive to reflect and connect its diverse sociocultural identity through work narratives underlining flamenco’s universal message of humanistic tolerance. Now a weeklong annual event, the festival lends its visibility throughout multiple venues and locales in Vancouver, from Granville Island’s Waterfront Theatre to downtown’s Playhouse Theatre, Scotiabank Dance Centre and Vancouver Public Library, and Lower Mainland’s Centro Flamenco. With slightly more than a quarter century of flamenco presence behind it, the festival propels the city into stronger light for younger generations of dancers all around the world, while tying new relationships with growing sister organizations across the nation through its eastern border, helping to forge a more integrated Canadian identity of flamenco.