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Call for Dancers and performers living in Egypt.


“Contemporary Dance Night” (CDN) is an annual independent contemporary dance event that started in 2011 in order to develop the art of contemporary dance in Egypt and make it a more familiar art form”


The CDN team announces the auditions for Dancers/performers living in Egypt

on the 13th of October 2018,

Where the selected dancers/performers will take part of Contemporary Dance Night 2018 productions, for selected choreographers from Egypt, The Netherlands and The United Kingdom, between 13 October 2018 and 10 December 2018, in Cairo,   


Deadline for applying: Monday the 8st of October 2018

Audion: Saturday 13 October 2018 From 6 to 10 pm

Ezzat Ezzat Contemporary Dance Studio

Address: 6 Obida Ben El Garah - Faisal st. - 7th floor



The Selection:

Choreographers together with CDN team will equally evaluate all the applications sent to the CDN organizing team, so please make sure that you fill and send all the required information carefully.

Artists will be informed via email to attend the auditions in the evening of Wednesday the 10th of October 2018.

The selected dancers/performers from the Audition will be informed on the same day of the Audition and they have to make sure that they will start rehearsing on the day after.

  

After each presentation in the two cities of Egypt workshops will be held by the contributing choreographers for the benefit of the audience. The workshops would be a way to introduce those from the audience who were interested to meet the artists.

“Contemporary Dance Night 2018” will support the productions of the five artists:

  • Georgia Moffa (United Kingdom)

  • Martijn Joling (Netherlands)

  • Mounir Saeed (Egypt)

  • Nagham Salah (Egypt)

  • Shaymaa Shoukry (Egypt)


Five performances (two non-Egyptian and three Egyptian) will be selected and produced for Contemporary Dance Night 2018, which will take place in Cairo Alexandria, between October 10th and December 10th 2018.




Terms of Applying:

This year CDN is giving priority to the dancers when it comes to the budget. Accordingly each production grant for a single project must cover the salaries of the dancers/performers according to the standards proposed by CDN team. The rest of the budget is to be managed freely by the artists.


General Terms:

  • The selected artists have to be available in Cairo for the whole period of rehearsals, between October 12 till December 9th 2018.

  • The rehearsals will be 4 hours, 5 days a week throughout the project’s rehearsal duration. days off to be disused with the choreographer

  • Artists are expected to commit to the event’s schedule and deadlines.

  • Artists are expected to commit to attending meetings, rehearsals, seminars, and the regional tour.

  • At the end of the event in Cairo a four-day-workshop will be held for amateurs and interested audience members. The participating choreographers will be instructing a session in this workshop.


Production Terms:

  • Selected dancers/performers are to discuss their fees with the choreographers, where the minimum, proposed amount should not be less than 3000 EGP, where this amount and fees is to cover the whole period of CDN-2018, including the presentations.

  • All salaries will be delivered at the end of the event, coordination with the choreographer. However, production costs needed in the process of rehearsing will delivered when needed.


Presentation and Performance Terms:

  • CDN team preserves the right of taking all logistic decisions concerning the event and the tour, including the order of the performances and the showcases within the event.

  • CDN team preserves the right of documenting and video-shooting the event and rehearsals.

  • Each choreographer is provided a one-day-rehearsal at the final performance venue for technical and general rehearsals.

  • For the local touring CDN team is to provide the artist and his/her team with transportation, accommodation, and pocket money.


In case of breaking any of the terms agreed upon in the contract, a legal penalty will be applied to the defaulting party


The Selection:

Choreographers together with CDN team will equally evaluate all the applications sent to the CDN organizing team, so please make sure that you fill and send all the required information carefully.

Artists will be informed via email to attend the auditions in the evening of Wednesday the 10th of October 2018.

The selected dancers/performers from the Audition will be informed on the same day of the Audition and they have to make sure that they will start rehearsing on the day after.


How to apply?

Required Attachments to be sent via email

  • Complete application form link

  • The artist’s updated C.V. 2 pages max.


Deadline for applying: Monday the 8st of October 2018

Audion: Saturday 13 October 2018 From 6 to 10 pm

Ezzat Ezzat Contemporary Dance Studio

Address: 6 Obida Ben El Garah - Faisal st. - 7th floor


For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on:

Email: cdn@eedancestudio.com

Or call us on: 01121933391