The Bridge for Dance, Inc. presents
Uptown Rising Performance Series
About the Uptown Rising Performance Series:
After presenting 50+ artists in our inaugural 2018 season, Uptown Rising returns in 2019 with the Emerging Choreographers Series! We are proud to give artists the affordable opportunity to present their work and receive written audience feedback. Additionally, one choreographer from each show will win free space and the opportunity to teach a workshop at the Bridge for Dance!
Designed with the choreographer in mind, URPS strives to create affordable programs, workshops and performance opportunities that connect artists to the space, their art, and the to the growing community at the Bridge.
Performances are held in our large studio turned black box theatre, providing the opportunity to explore new ideas, revisit works in progress, and build on the creative process; all within the comfort of an intimate setting!
All choreographers will receive:
-Video of performed work
-Full tech & dress rehearsal
-Discounted rehearsal space at Bridge for Dance Studios
-Exclusive choreographer showings to network with the fellow artists
-Post performance Q&A session and networking reception
-Written feedback from the audience
-Opportunity to showcase previously choreographed works, works in progress, or premiere new work
*Choreographers can request photos be taken during tech rehearsal by
Allison Armfield Photography
$25 Photo Rate will include:
-All images taken during Tech Rehearsal
-Images in JPEG format, both full size for print and web ready versions.
-Custom processing and cropping.
-Images delivered via DropBox.
Additionally, Audiences will vote on their favorite artist from each show!
Audience Favorite Uptown Rising Choreographers will receive:
-4 hours of free rehearsal space at Bridge for Dance Studios
-4 months of half-priced space at Bridge for Dance
-Optional 1 ½ hr workshop to be held at Bridge for Dance
Following the performance will we host a Q&A session and networking reception, allowing artists the space to discuss their work and process!
Uptown Rising Fall 2019 Season - Apply NOW!
Show 1 | Saturday, October 26
Tech Rehearsal - Friday, October 25
Application Deadline - Saturday, Sept 28
Notification of Acceptance - Sunday, Sept 29
Show 2 | Saturday, November 9
Tech Rehearsal - Friday, November 8
Application Deadline - Saturday, October 5
Notification of Acceptance - Sunday, October 6
Show 3 | Saturday, November 23
Tech Rehearsal - Friday, November 22
Application Deadline - Saturday, October 19
Notification of Acceptance - Sunday, October 20
FEES: $12 application fee | $50 production fee
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