FOUNDACION PRISMA DANZA is now accepting submissions for the 4th edition of PRISMA 2015, The International Contemporary Dance Festival of Panamá to take place in Panama City from Tuesday October13 to Monday October 19, 2015

Deadline for submissions:

Interested companies, dance groups or independent choreographers should send their proposals (video submissions) by February 1, 2015

Send info to: festival.prisma@gmail.com

 

Overview:

PRISMA is an independent project for the promotion and development of contemporary dance in Panama.  The Festival is in its fourth year.

The festival also includes a strong educational program with free master classes and workshops to create a platform for artists of different nationalities to connect, encouraging bonds between them and strengthening ties among our cultures

 

More information on previous editions can be found on our website.

www.festivalprisma.com

 

 

Basis for participation:

To be considered, participants must send the following via email before February1, 2015:

 

The proposals can be theater based, street/outdoor or alternative spaces.

 

1.  A video of the entire work to be presented (vimeo or youtube). TRAILERS OR TEASERS WILL NOT BE EVALUATED.

 

2. Information on the submitted work (choreographer, dancers, interpreters, music, length, technical requirements, etc.)

 

Brief bio of the company, if applicable

 

Resume of choreographer and dancers

 

3 Photos (high resolution jpeg) of the submitted work

 

The Workshop/master class proposal

 

Requirements:

-The length of the work must be between 20 and 60 minutes. Pieces shorter or longer will not be accepted; or combining pieces to make the required length.

Be aware that depending on the submissions the possibility exists for works to be presented on the same night.

 

Each company may submit a maximum of two (2) works for evaluation by the Selection Committee

 

Process of Evaluation and Response:

– A Selection Committee will evaluate submissions received, and we will communicate its decisions to all participating parties on the first week of March.

 

Expenses:
The festival will cover the following expenses for the participants:

1-      Professional fees **

2-      Lodging (3 hotel nights)

3-      Per diem for meals and basic expenses for 3 days ($25 / day)

4- Internal transportation, from and to airport, and whenever necessary

 

 

THE FESTIVAL WILL NOT COVER AIRFARES

 

** The monetary compensation provided by the Festival to each company or dance group will be agreed upon beforehand according to the format of the work (solo, duo/trio, Group work) and will not be more than $4,500 (for groups of 6 or more dancers); and will be handed out as soon as the performance concludes.

 

WHEN RECEIVING APPROVAL FROM SELECTION COMMITEE, THE COMPANY/CHOREOGRAPHER HAS TO CONFIRM ITS PARTICIPATION AND SEND THEIR MODIFIED TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS BY MAY 15.

 

Master Classes and Workshops:

Each selected company or group is requested to teach at least one master class or workshop in the Festival’s available spaces.