Dance Horizons Events invites applications from dance artists and companies to present their work as part of our events. Please see the guidance points below prior to filling in your application form. If you have any queries regarding the application process, then please contact our team and we will happily advise you.
Platform Information: SATURDAY 16TH MARCH 2019 | PERFORMANCE 7PM ST MARYS CREATIVE SPACE, CHESTER
We are so priveleged to be returning Innovations to where the platform began, Chester in March 2019 at St Marys Creative Space. St Marys is an artistic hub within the city, the former church boasts a unique setting for our platform in a spacious yet intimate environment for the sharing of dance work.
Creative Guidance: Please read these guidelines carefully.
Applications to Innovations MUST be completed works. We are no longer accept “works-in-progress”.
Multiple Applications can be made with different pieces of work. These will be considered on an individual basis.
Clear Video footage is mandatory to your application.
Works must be adaptable and simplistic in their design. Companies will submit technical plans for review. DHE advise artists to prioritise their work rather than rely heavily on technical aspects.
Works cannot have large requirements in terms of props, set etc as there is no storage facility at the venue.
Work(s) should be approximately 15minutes
Emphasis on this year’s platform is freedom of expression through movement. Works may include spoken word etc also.
We cannot accept works which require projection as there is no facility for this. Naked flames are not permitted. Any electrical equipment (inc props) would require a PAT certificate to be used within the venue.
All artists must ensure they have usage permission for any sound/music used as Innovations, Dance Horizons nor the Venue will accept responsibility for copyright infringement. We can offer guidance on this.
Accepting an offer to present your work at Innovations is only secure upon return of the specified contract agreement.
Ensure your application is as thorough as possible, Dance Horizons will not accept changes to these and reserve the right to withdraw you from the platform at any time should the requirements not be met.
Other factors to consider
Artists MUST be available for the full day of the platform for scheduled technical rehearsal. This will be done in order of the show so we are unable to accomodate specific slot requests.
Artists and companies are responsible for their own overheads, logistics and arrangements to participate in Innovations Platform. Dance Horizons will not take any responsibility.
All performers must be over the age of 18 and not be currently in higher education/fulltime training (exc PostGrad).
An elected group leader will assume responsibility for your company whilst participating in Innovations Platform
A Minimum Performance Fee of £100 for each successful company.
Submit your application: STEP 1: Click Apply. STEP 2: Complete the online application form in its entirety and click submit! STEP 3: You will receive an auto confirmation of your submission. STEP 4: We will notify all applicants regarding the outcome of their application(s).
If you have any further queries before you apply, please contact us via our website.
Our team look forward to receiving your application.