Edmonton | Mile Zero Dance: Calls to Artists

Jan 06 2020

Dance Crush 2020-21 (Deadline: February 15, 2020)

MZD is seeking artists for full-length studio evenings, or two artists in shared shows. At least two programmed artists from outside of Edmonton will be featured. Artists should have movement as their primary focus, and be willing to engage in some form of Outreach beyond their presentation. Artists will have access to MZD’s Spazio Performativo studio, storefront gallery space and technical resources.

Please send submission to info@milezerodance.com including CV, bio, description of work (max 1 pg) and samples of work (deadline Feb 15, 2020)

Dance Salons: Dance Blitz 2020 (Deadline: February 15, 2020)

Mile Zero Dance (MZD) is seeking short movement-based submissions to be presented in an alternative space, Chez Pierre, as part of International Dance Day 2020. These performances will be held on Wednesday, April 29th at 8 pm.

Performances are open to all types and styles of dance and physical performance that can work in a space limited to 12 x 12 feet. Video, lights, and audio support will be provided, but setup and tear down must be quick. Works should be a maximum of 3 minutes in length.

Diverse/multicultural/LGBTQ groups are encouraged to apply.

Please send submission to info@milezerodance.com with project description/letter of interest. (subject line: Dance Blitz)

Dirt Buffet Cabaret 2020-21 (Deadline: February 15, 2020)

Curators for themed, Dirt Buffet Cabaret one-night interdisciplinary party events. The curator/lead artist will be involved in selecting other artists and planning the event as well as showing their own work. Preference will be given to curators who feature dance in their submissions.

Pleases send submission to info@milezerodance.com including CV/artist statement/samples of work/ concept. (deadline Feb 15, 2020)

Artist in Residence 2020-21 (Deadline: February 15, 2020)

MZD can accommodate up to two artists or artist collectives who are based in Edmonton and can benefit from use of studio space, access to movement classes and workshops, and can potentially build new work for presentation in the Dance Crush series.

Pleases send submission to info@milezerodance.com including CV/artist statement/samples of work (deadline Feb 15, 2020)

Visual Artists: Spazio Gallery 2020-21 (Deadline: May 15, 2020)

Mile Zero Dance (MZD) is a fast-paced, broad minded company that thrives on integrating contemporary and experimental dance into today’s culture. We are welcoming submissions from artists, collectives, curators and collaborators practicing in all artistic media to exhibit work in our 12’ x 10′ x 19′ Spazio Gallery. This busy, multipurpose gallery has approximately 20 linear feet of wall space, three 5′ x 9′ storefront windows and beautiful wood floors. We are also accepting mural proposals for our 26’ studio wall. MZD seeks work that resonates with contemporary dance, movement and performance. We can accept a limited number of sculptural or projection pieces, but it is advised to contact us prior to applying.

Artist receptions are provided by MZD, and include light refreshments, cash bar, and social media marketing.  All display materials and technological needs must be provided by the artist. Submissions must include the following:

– Artist statement
– Curriculum Vitae and/or Artist Bio
– Social media handles
– Up to 5 examples of recent work (high quality JPEG, photographs, USB, MOV) with titles, media, date and dimensions
– Description of the proposed exhibition (including title, theme, medium, number of
pieces, method of display)

*Please do not send original artworks as your proposal.

Please submit your proposal in person, mail, or e-mail admin@milezerodance.com

Spazio Performativo
10816 95 Street
Edmonton, AB, T5H 2E3

For questions or concerns contact Kelly Ruth at admin@milezerodance.com or
Gerry Morita at info@milezerodance.com

Short Multi-Disciplinary Acts (Deadline: Ongoing)

Short Multidisciplinary Acts, 10 minutes or less, for paid cabaret situations such as Dirt Buffet Cabaret, Salons or other mixed evenings such as fundraisers.

Pleases send submission to info@milezerodance.com including a video clip (online), short bio, and a description of work to be presented. Any media considered.



All postings originally posted by MZD here.