Call for Choreographers and Dancers


 Music Composition for Dance Residency

March 22-March 29, 2019

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Submission deadline: January 18, 2019

Application Fee: $20

The PERSPECTIVE Series takes place in the fall and spring of each year.  It is a professional development opportunity for choreographers to create, research and develop new works with emphasis placed on the creation of a community dialogue about dance.

Perspective Residency - April 2017. Photo by Matt Carter 


-Artists must provide an artist statement and intention for the residency.

-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 two years of professional choreographic experience, previous experience collaborating with dancers and musicians and be comfortable working in a creative residency environment.

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 22 to March 29, 2019 in Fredericton, New Brunswick.  The PERSPECTIVE series places emphasis on the artist, encouraging the development of their craft and highlighting the creation process. During the week, the choreographer will work with the composer, dancers and 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 PERSPECTIVE - April 2019

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)


Program Benefits

- create and perform in an innovative forum with open dialogue between participants and audience

- exchange ideas and generate feedback on a work in progress

-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

Perspective creation lab - dancers: Patricia Allison & Jalianne Li, Musician: Andrew Reed Miller.

Photo by: Patricia Allison 2015

The PERSPECTIVE series is unique in New Brunswick as it gives dance artists valuable and immediate audience “perspectives” and recognition for their work, promoting their further development.

© 2019 Connection Dance Works Inc.

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