[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Ellen Forman Memorial Award

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Tue Feb 2 15:20:19 EST 2021

The Ellen Forman Memorial Fund Award (the "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 2021-2022 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.
The Ellen Forman Memorial Award for 2021-2022 will consist of:
·         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
·         To be eligible to receive the Award, applicants must:

  *   Be professional choreographers who are currently working in the fields of modern dance or performance art
  *   Reside in the Philadelphia five-county area
  *   Not be a full-time student
  *   Apply as an individual or a team
Deadline April 1, 2021. For audition information visit: https://drexel.edu/westphal/academics/undergraduate/DANC/EllenFormanAward/

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