[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] The ELLEN FORMAN MEMORIAL AWARD solicits proposal to qualifying regional choreographers.

Judy Williams judyphilly at verizon.net
Wed Mar 28 11:02:42 EDT 2018

The Ellen Forman Memorial Fund Award of the Philadelphia Foundation was established as a memorial to Ellen Forman, who was a dancer, choreographer and educator for over twenty years in the Philadelphia area. To honor the memory of Ellen Forman's contribution to the dance community, the Ellen Forman Memorial Award Fund and Drexel University provide an Award to a Philadelphia area choreographer to set an original or reconstructed work as part of the Drexel University Dance Ensemble during the 2018-2019 Academic year. The fund is administered by The Philadelphia Foundation and Award decisions are made with the advice of the Ellen Forman Memorial Award Advisory Committee. EFMA encourages applicants who represent diversity in culture, ethnicity, age and gender.

Submission proposal must include a description of proposed work (original or adapted) to be choreographed for Drexel students, a personal resume, a statement of purpose, and a sample video 5 minutes in length exemplifying the proposed work.

Award:  A $2,500 cash award ($2,000 from EFMA & $500 from Drexel). Payment by Drexel of the production costs of the performance in Drexel's Mandell Theater, rehearsal space in the Ellen Forman Memorial Dance Studio at Drexel University, costs of costumes and any necessary sets or props not to exceed $750, digital sound editing/digital video recording of the performance. 
Deadline for application:  April 1, 2018 

Please refer to the official link site for the ELLEN FORMAN MEMORIAL AWARD: http://drexel.edu/westphal/academics/undergraduate/DANC/EllenFormanAward/.

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