Residency 2019. Photo by Ashley Shomburg 

March 23-March 29, 2020

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Submission deadline: January 31, 2020

Application Fee: $20


Call for Choreographers and Dancers



Program Overview

New Music, New Dance – Residency is a professional development opportunity for choreographers and composers to create, research and develop new work with emphasis placed on collaboration

Connection Dance Works offers a week long collaborative residency that brings together professional dance artists, musicians from Resonance New Music  and guest mentor Julia Aplin. The residency runs from March 23 to March 29, 2020 in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  New Music, New Dance – Residency places emphasis on the artist, encouraging the development of their craft and highlighting the creation process. During the week, two choreographers will work with composers, dancers and the mentor. Artists will participate in morning workshops and daily group discussions. Choreographers will receive 4 hours of studio time each day. Two rehearsals will be open to the public.

Click here to Download the application form for NEW MUSIC, NEW DANCE - RESIDENCY 2020

Please fill out and save form as NAME_CDW and email to

Application fee can be sent by e-transfer or cheque (made payable to Connection Dance Works)



-Preference will be given to those choreographing for others.

-Choreographers must be available for Skype sessions prior to the residency to discuss ideas and creative processes with the composer and mentor.

-Applicants must have at least seven years of professional choreographic experience, previous experience collaborating with dancers and musicians and be comfortable working in a creative residency environment.

-Selected artists are expected to help promote the Connection Dance Works / New Music, New Dance - Residency and workshops through social media.

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Program Benefits

- create and perform in an innovative forum with open dialogue between participants/ audience, choreographers / composers

- documentation of the work for archival & grant purposes

- option to continue development of work leading to future performances through Connection Dance Works

-working with mentor Julia Aplin

-choreographers are given time, space, dancers, composers, and a mentor for an entire week to create and explore

-professional development for artists

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