2020 Keshet Makers Space Experience Accepting Applications From Choreographers

Carson Reiners of Chicago, IL – Participant in the 2017/18 Keshet Makers Space Experience (Photo by Pat Berrett)

Applications from performing artists for the 2020 Keshet Makers Space Experience are now being accepting through October 15, 2019, 5pm MST. The upcoming 2020 Makers Space Experience (MSE) includes two cohort periods (February 14 – 24 and March 20 – 30). Keshet will select up to 5 Makers for each of the 10-day, cohort-based residency periods at the Keshet Center for the Arts in Albuquerque, New Mexico accessing physical creating space and arts entrepreneur business workshops during their residencies.

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The Keshet Makers Space Experience (MSE) is a residency program in which choreographers/ dancemakers have access to space to develop their craft and their products, at whatever stage that might be – newly germinating ideas, final development of full productions, and/or anything in between – assisting in the process of bringing art to market.

“While We’re Still Here” (Premiere), Dress Rehearsal 2018-02/02
Work By Bradford Chin from the 2018 Keshet Makers Space Experience

Keshet provides physical space for the “making” at the Keshet Center for the Arts in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Keshet Center for the Arts has 5 studios and a 230-seat black box theater within which visiting artists can use the space in exchange for providing a master class/es during their time at Keshet. These master classes are open to the community, and when Makers are visiting during a designated cohort period, the classes are also intended for Makers Space participants to learn from and about each other.

During the residency period, Makers will have access to daily rehearsal space, technique classes, business training, and peer support as they develop new work. Applications are accepted September 1 – October 15, 2019.

2020 MSE Cohorts – Application Submission and Program Calendar

Sept 1 – Oct 15, 2019 Makers Space Experience Open Application Period

Oct 15, 2019, 5:00pm MST Deadline for application submissions

November 1, 2019 All applicants will be notified of their application results

November 15, 2019 Deadline for MSE acceptance confirmation and completion of related program participation paperwork and background checks by selected Makers.

Feb 14-24, 2020 Cohort One MSE Residency Period

February 22-23, 2020 Choreographers’ Showcase Performances (participation optional)

March 20-30, 2020 Cohort Two MSE Residency Period

Press Release Via: Keshet Dance and Center for the Arts

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