Call For Resident Artists: fu-GEN

fu-GEN is searching for an individual or group/collective to be the Resident Artist for our 2011-2012 season.

Details:

Residency runs from October 1st to June 30th

150 hours of development time in our newly renovated rehearsal space

Access to music stands, chairs, folding tables, internet, printer and some admin support including photocopying

Criterion:

Only individuals or groups without artistic homes are eligible to apply

All performance disciplines (including Stage Management) are encouraged to apply

Applicants must submit with a specific project they would like to work on over the course of the residency

Please refer to the Resident Artist Application Guidelines below for your submission.

The deadline for submissions is 9:00 PM on September 9th, 2011.

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fu-GEN Guidelines for 2011-2012 Resident Artist

We aim to support vitality in the arts by selecting one group or individual to become resident artists with fu-GEN. As Resident Artist, you will have access to our resources, including up to 150 hours of our rehearsal space. fu-GEN’s rehearsal space is newly renovated and is now equipped with full-sized mirrors, a dance floor, a couch, and a kitchenette area. The successful applicant will also have access to music stands, chairs, folding tables and some admin support including photocopying.

It is our aim to nurture the creative process while respecting the individual needs of different artists. We are looking for groups or individuals willing to build a successful partnership to promote a sustainable, healthy arts community. We also welcome submissions from Stage Management artists who can articulate a need for these resources.

To apply, please send a letter of intent (maximum 2 pages) letting us know what you, your group, or your project is all about. We want to know how you will utilize your time in the space, and what makes us the best fit for you.

Please include in your letter:

a statement of intent

a description of the nature of your work

how you would use your time in the space

your mission or mandate

Submissions will be accepted by email ONLY, and can be attached in either PDF or Word format. Any material received by mail or delivered in person will not be considered. Please email all submissions to submissions@fu-gen.org with the subject heading “Artist Residency”.

Please note that as per our mandate, pan-Asian Pacific artists and artists of colour will be given first priority.

For more information visit http://fu-gen.org/.

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