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Choreographic Residencies, Opportunities, & Funding: Current listings for the US, Latin America, Europe, & Asia:  HERE Artist Residency Program, GALLIM Moving Artist Parent Residency, WAXworks, NYC, USA; ATLAS & dance WEB, AUSTRIA; Blois Festival Open Call, FRANCE; Dance-techAIR, GERMANY; Dance Days Chania, GREECE; CINEDANS Open Call, NETHERLANDS; Goa Omagio Residency, INDIA; M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival Open Call, SINGAPORE;  ChoreoLab Residency, SPAIN, etc.


New Works & Events: New Michelle Dorrance, Felice Lesser, Kyle Abraham, and Jamar Roberts in the USA; Wayne McGregor, Crystal Pite, and Matz Ek in the UK; Edward Clug in Germany; Motoko Hirayama in Japan; Daniela Cardim in Poland; Stina Nyberg and Alexander Ekman in Sweden, etc.


Choreographic Competitions: Hanover International Choreography Competition (GERMANY)


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New Movies: A Jazzman's Blues, written, produced, and directed by Tyler Perry with choreography by Debbie Allen, 2022, streaming on Netflix, 


New Books: Processing Choreography: Thinking with William Forsythe's Duoby Elizabeth Waterhouse, Transcript Publishing, 2022








ARIZONA: Company choreographers are invited to apply for the Wickenburg Residency with the opportunity to pursue new projects, mount work, or collaborate with other artists, free from everyday pressures. These residencies are intended for chamber dance companies. Previous dance companies have included American Ballet Theatre II and Northwest Dance Theatre. Residencies are up to three weeks, and the average number of artists in residence at a time ranges between one and five. The application is open to US artists. Rolling deadlineVisit:


CALIFORNIA: Dresher Ensemble Artist Residency supports artists in Northern California who are in their early to the mid-career stage with free studio space and up-to-date equipment to create new work in the time-based arts. Artists also receive a stipend of up to $1,500. Apply by November 15, 2022. Visit:


MARYLAND: USArtists International supports performances by U.S. artists at cultural festivals and arts marketplaces around the globe. Committed to the presence of U.S.-based artists on world stages, USArtists International provides grants to ensembles and individual performers in dance, music, and theater. Apply by November 30, 2022, for projects taking place between March 15, 2023, and March 14, 2024. March 29, 2023, for projects taking place between July 1, 2023, and June 30, 2024. Visit:


MASSACHUSETTS: National Dance Project (NDP) Travel Fund provides monetary assistance for US-based presenters, curatorial staff, and residency directors to connect in person to explore the feasibility of presenting NDP-funded works. Rolling deadlineVisit:


NEW YORK: The 2023 GALLIM Moving Artist Parent Residency is designed to holistically support movement artists who are parents by offering fully-funded, safe, and private space, an artist stipend, an optional mentorship session, and an additional childcare stipend. Apply by November 4, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: The 2023 GALLIM Moving Artist Residency is a process-based NYC studio residency for Black, Indigenous, Asian, Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Latino/a/e, and people of global majority movement artists who are women, non-binary, transgender and gender-nonconforming, New York City-based, ages 18-30. Apply by November 4, 2022Visit:


NEW YORK: WAXworks is a non-curated showcase open to new and seasoned artists. Applications are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis in choreography, theater, music, poetry, comedy, juggling, acrobatics, monologues, performance art, or any other form that can be performed on stage. There is no audition process. Visit:


NEW YORK: Asian Cultural Council is now accepting applications for fellowships and grants to support cultural exchange in the arts. The program invites proposals for travel and cultural exchange between Asia and the U.S. or between countries in Asia. Apply by November 30, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: HERE Artist Residency Program provides commission, development support, career planning, and full production to hybrid artists, all within a collaborative environment of peers working across disparate art forms. HARP provides significant long-term support, as well as up to $50,000 in cash and more than $75,000 in equipment, space, and services over 2-3 years to tailor each residency to each artist’s individual needs. Apply by February 1, 2023Visit:


NEW YORK: New York Foundation for Arts is accepting applications from non-profit dance organizations and individual artists for projects focusing on public benefit. Emerging Organizations must be incorporated or in the process of incorporating as a nonprofit at the state level. There are four deadlines to apply each year: March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31. Visit:


NEW YORK: Fertile Ground is a non-curated showcase for emerging and/or established artists produced with full production values. This series offers an excellent opportunity for participants to share new and developing work and receive informative feedback in a supportive environment. Applications are accepted on an ongoing, first-come, first-served basis until the performance dates are full. Visit:


NEW YORK: The Charles and Joan Gross Family Foundation awards prizes biennially to a choreographer and composer for the best original dance with original music that has had its premiere performance within the previous 2 years of each award date. The next Gross Family prize will be given in 2023 for works performed in 2020, 2021, and 2022. Apply by December 31, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: The Mark DeGarmo Dance Salon Performance Series accepts applications for a unique opportunity to view and engage with original performing arts and dance works-in-progress of DeGarmo and guest artists. Rolling deadlineVisit:


NORTH CAROLINA: American Dance Festival (ADF) is calling for applications for its dance-on-camera initiative Movies by Movers, a bi-annual festival dedicated to the celebration of the conversation between the body and the camera. Applicants are invited to share in the collaboration between the ephemeral art of live movement and the perpetual nature of the film. Apply by March 1, 2023. Visit:


PENNSYLVANIA: Opine Dance Film Festival is an annual event that celebrates dance filmmakers locally, nationally, and internationally who are creating meaningful work. The festival is interested in short dance films that speak to wider themes of identity, defying conventions, crossing borders, and pushing boundaries. Apply by November 11, 2022. Visit:


WASHINGTON, DC: Applications for the Local Dance Commissioning Project at Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage are now open. The project supports the local dance community by nurturing the creation of new dance work and presenting that new work to a wide audience via the free daily performance series. Apply by December 2, 2022. Visit:






AUSTRIA: ATLAS is a five-week training program that offers young artists with first choreographic experience and mid-career artists a dynamic environment for their personal and artistic development. It aims to meet two key needs: to have a studio available for research and piece development and to gain new input through individual workshop programs, visits to international productions, and exchanges with artists from 100 countries and within the group. Apply by February 15, 2023. Visit:


AUSTRIA: danceWEB offers up-and-coming dancers and choreographers from all over the world five weeks of further training in contemporary dance and performance as part of ImPulsTanz every year. The project includes over 200 workshops and research projects, up to 100 performances, artistic mentoring from the maker and performer Clara Furey, and a unique platform that brings together international students, choreographers, companies, journalists, producers, teachers, and visitors in Vienna. Apply by December 15, 2022Visit:


BRAZIL: Casa Na Ilha Art Residency Program is based in a colonial house on the Island of Ilhabela, Brazil. The residency program is an initiative to provide a space to encourage creativity and the exchange of ideas among artists from different disciplines. Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basisVisit:


CANADA: Festival Quartiers Danses is launching an invitation to local and international choreographers wishing to present a choreographic work, either a premiere or a reprise,  at its 21st edition, which will be held from September 6 -17, 2023. An opportunity for emerging, mid-career, and established contemporary dance artists. Apply by November 6, 2022. Visit:


CANADA: The Final Tuning dance residency provides two choreographers or dance companies with the time, space, and resources to advance an already developed work to the next stage. The selected companies will receive access to a Banff Centre dance studio for 3 weeks as well as an opportunity to present a 60-minute work or work-in-progress to the public. The residency will take place between February 6 – 25, 2023. Apply by November 9, 2022Visit:


EUROPE/ONLINE: ArtUniverse offers a choreographic course that prepares the director for the performance production with performers by equipping students with the tools and skills necessary to build strong mise-en-scene, blocking, composition, and movement directing. The central topic is an exploration of ways to create choreography and movement in the performance. ArtUniverse Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. The next program starts in September & October 2022. Rolling Admission. Visit:


EUROPE: The European Festivals Fund for Emerging Artists (EFFEA) is an initiative of the European Festivals Association that offers emerging artists a platform to develop their careers on an international level through festivals. The first EFFEA call for festivals to support emerging artists in now open. Apply by November 15, 2022. Visit:


FINLAND: TelepART Mobility Support promotes opportunities for Finland-based performing artists to travel and perform internationally. It is an easy and quick micro-funding format aimed at emerging and semi-established professional artists and young academics. The grant is intended for travel and accommodation costs up to €1,000, and the funding decision will be made within two weeks of the application. Open deadline. Visit:


FRANCE: The residency program at the Cité internationale des arts is aimed at artists residing exclusively outside of France who wish to undertake a research and creation project in Paris for a period of three or six months. Apply by November 6, 2022. Visit:


FRANCE: Karukera Ballet’s Récif is a support center for companies and dancers whose main objectives are supported for the creation and support for the professionalization of performers. These residencies are for emerging or confirmed companies, national or international, to support unique choreographic styles. Apply by November 30, 2022. Visit:


FRANCE: The call for participation is open for the fourth edition of the International Festival of Animated Dance, which takes place online in December and in Reunion Island. Apply by November 24, 2022. Visit:


FRANCE: The International dance festival in Blois, France, in June/July 2023 is looking for 5 dance companies/choreographers. All dance techniques are welcome. Both emerging and established companies/choreographers can apply. Apply by December 15, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: Dance-techAIR at Lake Studios Berlin is accepting applications for its residency program, which offers international interdisciplinary movement and media artists the possibility to live and make art in a peaceful, artist-run, working, living, and performance space in Berlin. Rolling deadline. Visit:


GERMANY: The International Coproduction Fund, established in 2016, funds coproductions worldwide that grow out of collaborative and dialogue-based working processes in the fields of music, dance, theatre, and performance art. The fund promotes innovative productions, international cultural exchange, and new approaches to intercultural collaboration and networking. Apply by November 7, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: Application for the 27. Internationales Solo -Tanz -Theater Festival Stuttgart 2023Competition for contemporary choreographers and young dancers is now open. The choreographies should be developed along the lines of a contemporary and genuine movement language. The dancers must be at least 18 years old and not more than 30 years old. Apply by November 11, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: Choreographers up to age 40 are invited to apply for a Guest Programme for Young Foreign Theatre People conducted by Goethe-Institut, Munich, and the Federal Republic of Germany Centre of the International Theatre Institute (ITI). Grant recipients will be taken in by theatres in Germany to become familiar with production conditions and the conception and rehearsal process of at least one production. Acceptance of applications is ongoingVisit:


GREECE: Patras Art Festival invites performances and artists to submit their work. The festival will take place between July 1-8, 2023. PAF is a multidisciplinary festival that aims to create a bridge that will unite the artistic influences of Greece and abroad with those of Patras in the field of performing and visual arts. Apply by November 15, 2022. Visit:


GREECE:13th edition of Dance Days Chania is accepting applications for performance and/or workshop proposals. The festival will take place between July 22 – August 5, 2023. The festival aims to highlight different choreographic and creative approaches to the contemporary dance scene to provide equal space for creators and artistic exchanges. Apply by November 25, 2022Visit:


GREECE: The Mudhouse Residency is designed to provide a cultural immersion. Mudhouse Residency 2023 is accepting applications for the 2023 residency season. Apply by November 15, 2022. The application process is free and open to all.  Visit:


INDIA: Omaggio Performing Company Goa is accepting applications for its residency program. Submissions will be accepted throughout the year. Visit:


JAPAN: The Japan Foundation is now accepting applications for Grant Program for Dispatching Artists and Cultural Specialists. This program is designed to provide financial support for artists and Japanese cultural specialists who participate in cultural events (e.g., performances, demonstrations, lectures, and workshops) overseas to introduce Japanese arts and culture or contribute to international society through arts and cultural projects. Apply by December 2, 2022. Visit:


NETHERLANDS: ArtEZ University of Arts is now open to applications from artists looking to join the Master’s program in Autumn 2023. Students design rigorous lines of research, investigating, challenging, reshaping the artist's role, and contributing to the advancement of performance in their chosen fields. Apply by November 13, 2022. Visit:


NETHERLANDS: Cinedans is looking for dance, choreography, or movement-related films produced under an educational institution. At Cinedans, the emphasis is on dance/movement made especially for the camera, a synthesis between the media of dance and cinematography. The program also calls for applications for outside-of-competition programs. Apply by November 1, 2022. Visit


SINGAPORE: M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2023, presented by T.H.E Dance Company, invites contemporary dance artists from Singapore, Southeast Asia, East Asia, and internationally to submit applications for an opportunity to be programmed in various festival platforms. Apply by November 13, 2022. Visit:


SPAIN: Choreolab Europe is a collaborative artistic research platform for dance and choreography, where advanced and professional dancers, dancing choreographers, and dance students can participate. The program takes place from April 3-6, 2023. Apply by February 1, 2023. Visit:


UK: Established in 2011, Central’s MA Choreography course is designed for professional choreographers who wish to develop their choreographic profile and professional skills. Applications for the January 2023 intake are now open. The program uses a rolling admissions system where the application will remain open for the next intake until all places have been filled. Visit:


UK: Studio Wayne McGregor offers FreeSpace, a major artist development and community engagement program that will support artists to explore innovation in new directions, form an artists’ incubation and innovation community, and provide inspiring learning opportunities led by professional practicing artists to thousands of participants each year. Visit:


UK: Space Clarence Mews in London is offering a residency program that is ideal for artists/companies/collectives working within and across all performance disciplines to push the boundaries of their own process and practice within a mutually supportive context. Both emerging and established artists/companies are welcome to apply. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Visit:









NEW YORK: Hailing from Rio de Janeiro’s Favela de la Maré, Lia Rodrigues and her company summon spirits of healing in a jubilant new dance piece that seeks to re-enchant the world and the body. A hundred colored blankets transform the stage, and the dancers begin their metamorphoses. The performance will take place at BAM on November 8, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: Dorrance Dance returns to The Joyce with a world premiere featuring the original music of Aaron Marcellus. This new program will culminate a musical and emotional journey that only Marcellus’s soul-stirring live performance could provide. The world premiere will take place at Joyce Theater on December 7, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: COMPLEXIONS Contemporary Ballet’s Rhoden and Richardson have curated an eclectic offering featuring the world premiere of Rhoden's newest work, Endgame. Set to an original soundscape of manipulated rhythms, string patterns, and voices, the work conjures a world that we recognize today, juxtaposed against one that is not yet a reality. The performance will take place at Joyce Theater between November 22-27, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: Felice Lesser’s new work TRAP IST will have its world premiere on December 1, 2022, at New York Live Arts. This multi-media work with dance, a full-length script, video, and interactive technology, takes place in the near future after the earth is destroyed, and a rogue A.I. transports a group of dancers as slaves to a seemingly uninhabited planet. Visit:


NEW YORK: Inspired by the beloved characters of Lewis Carroll, Alice: Beyond the Mirror is Peridance’s new winter spectacular that features all-new choreography, music, costumes, and animations. The production will also introduce a cabaret-style theater complete with tables and treats. The premiere will take place on December 9, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: This new dance-theater work from global artist Stefanie Batten Bland is an excavation of self and country, created in textiles, skin tones, labor, land, humor, and moving bodies. Performed by an extraordinary cast of five, the work’s rich storytelling offers a visceral journey toward wholeness, connecting people and places through an unfolding time continuum. The New York Premiere will take place at BAM on November 1, 2022. Visit:


NEW YORK: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will present a repertory chosen by Artistic Director Robert Battle. The program includes works by Twyla Tharp, and Paul Taylor and new works by Kyle Abraham and Jamar Roberts that find reservoirs of love and resilience in our complicated lives and times. The performance will take place between November 30-December 24, 2022. Visit:


WYOMING: PNB will present Crystal Pite’s The SeasonsCanon. The program also includes a world premiere by Complexions Contemporary Ballet Dwight Rhoden and George Balanchine’s musically-modeled Duo Concertant. The world premiere will take place on November 4, 2022. Visit:




AUSTRIA: Navy Blue, Choreographed by Oona Doherty, will have its Austrian Premiere on November 11, 2022. Visit:


AUSTRIA: Oona Doherty came to international attention with Hard to be Soft – A Belfast Prayer and Hope Hunt, for which she won the Silver Lion at the 2021 Dance Biennale in Venice. These socially critical pieces by the young choreographer from Belfast place a focus on social inequalities, class and gender roles. Here she refers back to a language of movement taken from dance and theatre that is as raw as poetic. The Austrian Premier on Fiq!(Wake up!) on November 19, 2022. Visit:


CANADA: Wayne McGregor has joined forces with one of the world’s greatest living writers, Margaret Atwood, to create a thrilling new ballet triptych for The National Ballet of Canada. MADDADDAM is based on Atwood’s acclaimed novel trilogy, Oryx and Crake, The Year of the Flood, and MaddAddam, and features original music from contemporary composer Max Richter. The world premiere will take place on November 23, 2022. Watch:


CANADA: The Chutzpah! Festival returns with a lineup of performances on November 3-24, 2022. The festival will present the world premiere of Ne.Sans Opera & Dances Hourglass, Ballet BC resident artist and choreographer/artistic director Alexis Fletcher and Arash Khakpour’s new work. Visit:


CANADA: Every two years in Montreal, Cinars has been organizing one of the most important international showcases and networking events. During one week, 170 shows from Quebec, elsewhere in Canada, and abroad grace the stages while workshops and networking events. The 20th edition will take place from November 7 - 12, 2022. Visit:


FRANCE: Choreographer Marcos Morau takes a bold re-interpretation where Sleeping Beauty becomes an allegory of our relationship with time. The Catalan choreographer's visual universe revisits the princess's sleep in a bold and unbridled procession. Ballet de l’Opéra de Lyon’s Sleeping Beauty will have its world premiere on November 15, 2022Visit:


GERMANY: Stuttgart Ballet presents the world premiere of The Nutcracker by Edward Clug after E.T.A. Hoffmann, which will take place at the Opera House on November 25, 2022Visit:


GERMANY: Hamburg Ballet presents John Neumeier’s new ballet Dona Nobis Pacem. In my last season as artistic director, I consider this creation a great opportunity, says the choreographer. The premiere will take place on December 4, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: The British associate choreographer of the Semperoper Ballett, David Dawson, will now present his fourth full-length ballet with Romeo and Juliet. In Dawson’s vision, this is a world of jarring contrasts oscillating between order and chaos, tenderness and strength–where dance's power illuminates the story's tragedy and beauty. World Premiere will take place on November 5, 2022. Visit:


GERMANY: In collaboration with euro-scene Leipzig, the Leipzig Ballet showcases two creations by the great dancer and choreographer Maguy Marin. The evening is rounded off by a new creation by ballet director and chief choreographer Mario Schröder. The premiere will take place on November 13, 2022. Visit:


JAPAN: Motoko Hirayama's newly commissioned piece for male dancers, The Afternoon of a Faun, is now performed by the National Ballet of Japan dancers. The program also includes The Rite of Spring, choreographed by Hirayama and Yanagimoto Masahiro. The world premiere will take place at National Theatre Tokyo on November 25, 2022Visit:


NETHERLANDS: Dutch National Ballet presents The Four Seasons and a world premiere by David Dawson.  The program sheds light on how Associate Artist David Dawson innovates and enriches classical ballet techniques in a radical and very personal way. The world premiere will take place on December 8, 2022. Visit:


POLAND: Gisselle, the immortal masterpiece of French Romanticism, comes back to the repertoire of the Polish National Ballet, which invited Maia Gielgud to stage her interpretation of canonical choreography by Marius Petipa. The stage design and costumes are recreations of the project made by famous Polish stage designer Andrzej Kreutz Majewski. The premiere will take place on November 25, 2022. Visit:


POLAND: The ballet company of Grand Theatre Poznań invites its audience to the double bill, which consists of the choreographic interpretations of two musical masterpieces. The spectators will see the Stabat Mater by Pergolesi in the choreography of Edward Club and by famous Polish composer Karol Szymanowski in the choreographic interpretation of Daniela Cardim. The premiere will take place on November 11, 2022. Visit:


SWEDEN: Multi-award-winning choreographer Alexander Ekman creates HAMMER, a work that will feature 31 dancers from Göteborgsoperans Danskompani on stage. In HAMMER, a harmonious community shares an altruistic lifestyle inspired by the hippie era. The new ballet will take place until December 10, 2022. Visit:


SWEDEN: Skånes Dansteater's new double-bill Vinterresa / Blushing Gold welcomes you to two new pieces by Carl Knif and Heidi Vierthaler. The performs will take place at Skånes Dansteater, Malmö, on November 12-15, 2022. Visit:


SWEDEN: In a series of ten evenings, choreographer and dancer Stina Nyberg tell ten stories about humanity. From the birth of the human species to our violent journey across the earth and our coming death. What might seem like a tragic end is probably the beginning of an unknown and shiny future, without us. The performances will take place between November 3-20, 2022. Visit:


SWEDEN: Gunilla Heilborn is premiering her new piece Merkurius on November 11, 2022. The wonderfully distant planet Mercury is said to affect our communication, our intelligence, our technology, and our social interactions. Visit:


SWEDEN: Bambam Frost will premiere Dream Beam at MDT in Stockholm. The premiere will take place on November 10, 2022. Visit:


SWEDEN: Maria Naidu´s My Own Fukase is opening at Inkonst in Malmö on November 25-26, 2022. This interdisciplinary work is inspired by the complex artistry of the Japanese photographer Masahisa FukaseVisit:


UK: Renowned choreographer Mats Ek will choreograph a new version of The Rite of Spring, his first creation for the English National Ballet. The new work will be performed alongside Take Five Blues by English National Ballet’s Associate Choreographer, Stina Quagebeur, and William Forsythe’s Blake Works I.  The performance will take place at Sadler’s Wells on November 9-12, 2022. Visit:


UK: Bruno Beltrão, a celebrated Brazilian choreographer brings his new work to London. It’s hip-hop, but not as you expect. Beltrão has revolutionized the genre, deconstructing the dance form as he grapples with the changing politics of his native Brazil. The world premiere will take place at Sadler’s Wells on November 22, 2022. Visit:


UK: Flamenco innovator Israel Galván returns with a new show weaving Flamenco with Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite Of Spring. UK Premiere will take place at Sadler’s Wells on November 25, 2022. Visit:


UK: Crystal Pite returns to the Royal Opera House, transforming her critically acclaimed ballet Flight Pattern into a full-length world premiere. The performance will take place until November 4, 2022. Visit:







GERMANY: Choreography 36 is now accepting applications. All participants, choreographers and dancers ought to have professional training. Choreographers must be 39 or younger. The competition is open to any kind of style. Evaluation is based exclusively on the imaginative use of space and time, the realization of an idea, and its transfer onto the performers. The duration of the performance has to be between 5 and 12 minutes. Apply by April 15, 2022. Visit:





Disclaimer: Dance ICONS, Inc. is not endorsing these applications nor guarantees the quality of these products. The listing below is only information sharing from available public content and online resources.

ChoreoMate is an app to visualize dance formations. How can I see my choreography without dancers? I want to see and test my choreographic idea before teaching it to dancers. Here is an app that allows you to choreograph your movement, test it, and be prepared when hitting the Studio. And it works with multiple dancers and scenography.  Just upload the video of yourself dancing your choreography and test it on stage with multiple dancers.


ChoreoRoom provides an elegant way of creating and sharing dance formations with ease. Quickly set your dancers and then preview their transitions between formations. Tweak your piece by assigning names, adding colors, designating dancers as off-stage, and rearranging the order of your formations. When you're finished, easily share your work with others via email and AirDrop.


ChoreoMaker is a fast, easy, and extremely powerful App for tablets and phones, which allows every choreographer and dancer to visualize, integrate and rehearse their work. ChoreoMaker has been specifically designed to support and match your transitions to specific moments in the music for a seamless performance. Choreographers, dancers, trainers, coaches, and directors can visualize the routine before they present it to their performers. It supports creating choreographies for solo, couples, groups, and formations of up to 100 dancers.






A Jazzman's Blues, written, produced, and directed by Tyler Perry with choreography by Debbie Allen, 2022, streaming on Netflix.  The romantic drama movie chronicles the forbidden love of a young couple, Bayou and Leanne, as they try to stay in each other’s lives from teenage to adulthood. The pair bond over the fact that they feel like outcasts within their community, and their bond only grows stronger as they spend more time with one another. However, as Leanne’s family forbids their relationship, the two are forced to go their separate ways.






Processing Choreography: Thinking with William Forsythe's Duo, by Elizabeth Waterhouse , Transcript Publishing, 2022. Told from the perspective of the dancers, »Processing Choreography: Thinking with William Forsythe's Duo« is an ethnography that reconstructs the dancers' activity within William Forsythe's Duo project. The book is written legibly for readers in dance studies, the social sciences, and dance practice. Considering how the choreography of Duo emerged through practice and changed over two decades of history (1996-2018), Elizabeth Waterhouse offers a nuanced picture of creative cooperation and institutionalized process. She presents a compelling vision of choreography as a nexus of people, im/material practices, contexts, and relations. As a former Forsythe dancer herself, the author provides novel insights into this choreographic community.













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