The Mad River Valley Performance Platform - Call for Proposals

The Mad River Valley Performance Platform, created by Sarah Rose along with some of her collaborators and peer artists from up-and-down the East Coast, is a three day celebration of movement-based performance in Warren, VT this July. We are looking for movement-based artists working in Vermont to submit works-in-process or completed works for performances on either the evening of Tues. July 30 or Wed. 31, 2019.
*Choreographers must be based in VT to apply*

These performances will be held at Phantom Theater in Warren, VT. This is a 90-person theater housed in the Edgecomb Barn with proscenium set up, stage lighting, and raised marley floor. Accepted submissions will only be curated in one show.

Tech time will given to each selected work on the same day as the given performance slot. Each work will have at least 20 minutes in the space to tech, including arranging any lighting specifications and spacing your work. Specifics will be worked out later based on the amount of accepted submissions.

We will also be holding a masterclass series on Monday July 29th at the Phantom Theater space. These classes will be open-level, movement-based classes. If you are interested in teaching a class as a part of this series, please indicate as such in your application. Teachers will be compensated.

Applications due May 1, 2019

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We look forward to working with you!

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Sarah Rose earned her BA in Classics from Princeton University and will finish her MFA in Choreography and Performance from Florida State University in May, 2019. She has shown her choreography in Princeton, NJ, New York City, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Queens, NY, and Tallahassee, FL. Most recently she created the installation 90 Minutes which was presented by Chashama in the Urban Garden Room (NYC), June 26-28, 2018. In addition to her own work, she has performed professionally with DanielRose Projects, Gwen Welliver, Cassandra Cotta, Megan Lynn, Sarah Muskat, and others. As a student, she has performed in restagings or new works by Ann Carlson, Jawole Zollar, Gwen Welliver, Tiffany Rhynard, Bill T. Jones, Merce Cunningham, Doug Varone, Kyle Abraham, Trisha Brown, Zvi Gotheiner, Rebecca Lazier, and Adam Barruch. She is a certified Pilates Mat Instructor and a trainee in the Boston Feldenkrais training program (2016-2020).


May 1, 2019
10:00 AM–11:55 PM




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Published March 14, 2019