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The deadline for the 8th Annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition has passed. We look forward to announcing our winners soon!


The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces a national call for ALAANA (African, Latino(a), Asian, Arab, and Native American) artists to submit applications for The Joffrey Academy's Eighth Annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition. The goal of the award is to recognize talented and emerging ALAANA choreographers whose unique perspective will ignite creativity in the form of original works of dance. The deadline for application is September 1, 2017.

The winning choreographers will be awarded a $5,000 stipend and given a minimum of 30 rehearsal hours. The choreographic work must be original and developed by the applicant and the finished piece must be a minimum of 10 minutes and maximum of 12 minutes long. They will set their piece on the members of the Joffrey Studio Company and the Joffrey Academy Trainees and have the opportunity to seek guidance from Joffrey Artistic Director Ashley Wheater. The Joffrey Academy of Dance's Winning Works program will be presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater, 220 E. Chicago Avenue.

Eligibility: ALAANA (African, Latino(a), Asian, Arab, and Native American) choreographers with 2+ years of experience setting work on classically trained dancers. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and must be living in the U.S. or be able to cover travel expenses to the U.S.


Winning Works

Returning to the Museum of Contemporary Art

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018

 

Ticket information coming soon!

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Interview with Bennyroyce Royon, winner of the Choreographers of Color Award (February 2012)

Interview with Ray Mercer, winner of the Choreographers of Color Award (February 2012)

Interview with Francisco Avina, Winner Choreographers of Color Award (February 2011)

Choreographers of Color Award Interview with Joffrey Academy Trainees (February 2011)

Interview with Amy E. Hall, Winner of the Choreographers of Color Award (February 2011)

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The deadline for the 8th Annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition has passed. We look forward to announcing our winners soon!


The Joffrey Academy of Dance, Official School of The Joffrey Ballet, announces a national call for ALAANA (African, Latino(a), Asian, Arab, and Native American) artists to submit applications for The Joffrey Academy's Eighth Annual Winning Works Choreographic Competition. The goal of the award is to recognize talented and emerging ALAANA choreographers whose unique perspective will ignite creativity in the form of original works of dance. The deadline for application is September 1, 2017.

The winning choreographers will be awarded a $5,000 stipend and given a minimum of 30 rehearsal hours. The choreographic work must be original and developed by the applicant and the finished piece must be a minimum of 10 minutes and maximum of 12 minutes long. They will set their piece on the members of the Joffrey Studio Company and the Joffrey Academy Trainees and have the opportunity to seek guidance from Joffrey Artistic Director Ashley Wheater. The Joffrey Academy of Dance's Winning Works program will be presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's Edlis Neeson Theater, 220 E. Chicago Avenue.

Eligibility: ALAANA (African, Latino(a), Asian, Arab, and Native American) choreographers with 2+ years of experience setting work on classically trained dancers. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and must be living in the U.S. or be able to cover travel expenses to the U.S.


Winning Works

Returning to the Museum of Contemporary Art

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Sunday, March 4, 2018

 

Ticket information coming soon!