Nicola Iervasi and Kevin Albert - Master Class/Audition for Emerging Choreographer Series 2019
Nicola Iervasi and Kevin Albert Jul 22, 2018 - Jul 22, 2018; Sun
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Photo Credit: Gisella Sorrentino/Gaze Photography -
Choreography: Patrick O’Brien from ECS 2018.
Mare Nostrum Elements is seeking choreographers for the
sixth edition of the EMERGING CHOREOGRAPHER SERIES
presented in partnership with LaGuardia Performing Arts
Center-CUNY. ECS is a one-of-a-kind FREE choreography
mentorship program aimed at providing choreographers
with tools to create, develop and premiere a new work.
Selected participants will receive space grants, logistical
support, marketing and advertising material, professional
lighting and technical support, and production advice.
Participants will work directly with MNE’s artistic director
Iervasi (Martha Graham Dance Ensemble), and in-house
director Kevin Albert (Boston Conservatory) and fellow
participants in order to expand their choreographic ideas,
and broaden their professional network and understanding
of the industry. Their works will premiere at LaGuardia
Performing Arts Center on Feb. 25 & 26, 2019.
Emerging or aspiring choreographers of all ages are
All dance styles and fusions, including but not limited to
Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theater,
Latin/Ballroom, Hip Hop/Street Dance, African and Ethnic
Dance will be equally considered.
The audition will follow the structure of MNE signature
method The Wave Within and will be conducted in an
interactive manner, no need to bring a pre-existing work
or own dancers.
Pre-registration highly recommended.
> 8-week rehearsals: January 3 – Feb 23, 2019
> 2 performances at LPAC: Feb. 25 & 26, 2019
> Weekly meetings with MNE’s directors and fellow
> UP TO 50 HOURS of FREE rehearsal space
> Production element consultations with professionals in
> Stipend to cover basic expenses (dancers, costumes,
> 1 informal showing with panel of professionals for
feedback and advice
> Opportunities for future commissions, festival
participations and more
For more information and/or questions please email
email@example.com or visit our website www.mnelements.org
The Wave Within method video
ECS Program Promo
Guidelines and commitment
Pre-Registration by July 21: $25.00
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