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THE ENGAGEMENT RING: Request for Proposals

  • Malashock Dance 2650 Truxtun Road, Suite 202 San Diego, CA 92106 (map)

THE ENGAGEMENT RING: Request for Proposals

Malashock Dance is commissioning 3 Southern California dance artists to create new, interactive dance experiences for The Engagement Ring. 

This series is designed to provide opportunities for artists to develop unique, hour-long audience-centric events. 

Each artist will present new work during one of the following months: November 2015, December 2015, April 2016 & June 2016.

These exciting dance events should be specifically designed to take place in, or around, Dance Place San Diego within historic Liberty Station.

A panel of qualified dance experts will review thoughtful, well-developed, innovative projects that push past the boundaries of traditional dance presentation.                                

Successful applications will create meaningful, impactful art experiences by including one or all of the following criteria:

  • Offer new perceptions about how art is delivered and experienced
  • Explore unique methods of actively encouraging interaction and inclusion
  • Present innovative investigations that facilitate dialogue with audiences
  • Include the use of technology
  • Include interdisciplinary components
  • Are fun and accessible

Selected artists will receive a stipend of $800. Malashock Dance will provide studio space for rehearsals. However; artists should consider technical needs when choosing a location.

Applicants should send the following information to Lara Segura at no later than July 27, 2015.

·         Name, Phone Number and Email Address

·         Concept Description (1pg max)

·         Current Bio and Resume (2pg max)

·         TWO URL links containing footage of choreographic work samples

Applicants will be notified by August 7, 2015.

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