FORM Dance invites choreographers and dance artists to submit their work for inclusion in its inaugural IDEA Festival edition showcase as part of IDEA’24.

Dream of showcasing your work professionally in a fully-fledged theatre in front of a global audience of movers and shakers? Fancy being part of IDEA NOW, the newest dance festival of local, national and international practice in Australia? Don’t have the cash to risk on a self-produced season? Here’s your chance to present work, free of charge, as part of IDEA’24. 

IDEA NOW is an initiative to support the independent dance sector through free presentation opportunities and exposure to local national and international networks represented at IDEA’24.

What is IDEA NOW?
– A unique performance platform within IDEA‘24 – Date: Sat Sept 7
– A perfect place for Australian and International artists to unveil short new choreographies and performance pieces
– No worries about initial financial resources, technicalities, or administration – we have your back! There is no upfront cost to take part
– Get a performance spot at the state-of-the-art Lennox at Riverside Theatres, Parramatta and let global programmers and presenters at IDEA‘24, industry critics, and audience members experience your work
– Access to on-site tech support, performance slots, and a share in ticket sales

Yes, please!

Key Dates
– Applications Open: July 2, 2024
– Applications Close: July 24, 2024, 6 pm AEST
– Announcements: July 30 2024
– Online Induction Workshop: Aug 10 2024, 6 pm AEST
– Tech Rehearsals & Performance – Sat Sept 7

– Open to Australia and international independent artists
– Diverse performance styles welcome!
– Works can be premieres or a piece from your current repertoire
– Duration of works: 8-20 minutes

– No cost to present!
– Share in Box Office sales and participate in a risk-free presentation.
– Want a sneak peek? Every artist will receive a minimum of $500 Box Office split. The only way is up!

Before diving in, familiarise yourself with the application form HERE for all the details. 

IDEA’24 – What’s Yours?


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