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The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures Presents
...providing space for Los Angeles choreographers to interact and create
Purpose: The UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures is pleased to
announcethe sixth annual Hothouse Residency. Hothouse was developed by
UCLA faculty tosupport the creation of new work by Los Angeles
choreographers and to encourageinteractive exchange during the creative
Hothouse provides aresidency for six local choreographers to create new
work at UCLA's Glorya Kaufman Hall. Each choreographer/performance
artist will be invited to usestudio space free of charge for 4
hours/day, 5 days/week for three weeks.
In exchange for the Hothouse residency, artists are required to share
their work through informalpresentations on the final day of the
program. In addition, some artists may beasked to share some part of
their work/creative process with WAC students andfaculty during the
subsequent academic year.
When: The residency period is August 9-August 27, 2010, from 9:00 amto
5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Who: Los Angeles-based choreographers, and body-based performance
artistsare invited to apply.
Costs: The Department of World Arts and Cultures offers rehearsal space
freeof charge and one parking space in the UCLA parking lot per day/per
group. (Additional parking in UCLA lots costs $10/car for a full day.)
WAC will host Friday group meals in Kaufman Hall.
Interaction: Hothouse is designed to give LA artists space for the
creation of newwork and an opportunity to build artistic community. We
require that allparticipants join us for a collegial lunch each Friday,
and that all attend thefull day of showings scheduled for Friday, August
Dancers: We are continuing our successful "Hothouse Performers"
internship, drawing dancers/performers from WAC undergraduate students.
These students will audition in Spring 2010. If you wish to participate
in Hothouse and want to use the talents of Hothouse Performers, be sure
to let us know in your application.
Future credit: We ask that for all performances of the work created at
UCLA, thefollowing credit be given:
"The development of(name of work) was supported in part by the UCLA
Department of World Arts andCultures Hothouse Residency."
Application process: An application form maybe downloaded from the World
Arts and Cultures website athttp://www.wac.ucla.edu Applications must be
postmarked by Friday, March 12,2010 and sent to:
Hothouse Selection Committee UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures,
120 Westwood Plaza, Suite 150 Box 951608, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Questions: Please contact the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures
by telephone at 310-825-3951 or e-mail email@example.com with any
questions about the application process. (subject heading: Hothouse
from LA Culture Net