Applicants selected to submit a full proposal will be asked to respond to additional questions and provide work samples. All materials will be due by April 4, 2016 at 5:00pm. Finalists will be notified by April 22, 2016 and invited to interviews that will take place week of April 25, 2016. Final notification will be on or before May 9, 2016.
Selected artists are provided with a base for development over a one year period (with a possible extension of another full year). BAX will consider original work only, not the re-staging of existing work. BAX is deeply invested in developing original voices and work that explores new ground.The residency will include premiere or work in progress performance of work created at BAX.
Space Grant Program
The Space Grant Program is designed to give Brooklyn & Queens based dance, theater and performance artists the opportunity to create new work in a setting that is conducive to working deeply and exploring new territory.
BAX offers two different types of Space Grants. Grant #1 (Summer) is a work period, Grant #2 (Fall) includes a performance component. Both Space Grants include 100 hours of free rehearsal space. Summer space grantees will participate in a show & tell Tuesday August 9 7-9 p.m. showing 5-10 minutes of work developed and participating in a conversation with other space grantees, Executive Director Marya Warshaw and BAX staff. Fall Space Grantees will have an interim showing Saturday November 5 from 2-4 p.m.
For more information about the Artist in Residence program and application process, visit artistservices.bax.org/artist-residence-loi.
For more information about the Space Grant program and application process, visit artistservices.bax.org/2016-space-grant-application.
There will be an informational session provided to answer any questions about the Artist in Residence and Space Grant programs as part of BAX's annualArtist Services Day on Sunday February 7, 2016. The session will run from 11:30am - 12:30 . Artistic/Executive Director Marya Warshaw will be present to offer insight and answer specific queries.
To learn more about Artist Services Day, visit artistservices.bax.org/2016-artist-services-day.
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