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Applications now open! d:mic/fac 2017

Applications for our 2017 festival are now being accepted! This year is especially special as it is the celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Artists working in all genres and cultural aesthetics across Canada are encouraged to apply. Applications must be received by Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at 5PM E.S.T. Eastern Standard Time to be considered for the August 2017 festival. Click HERE to review the guidelines and criteria. Click HERE to apply online.

dance: made in canada/fait au canada (d:mic/fac), a biennial repertory festival, will be running in August 2017 in Toronto. d:mic/fac presents both new and existing works by established and emerging choreographers working in Canada.  We have two platforms: Mainstage, curated by three artists from Canada’s dance community, including Yvonne Ng, and What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) a lottery-based platform. Choreographers may apply for either a Mainstage presentation, a WYSIWYG presentation or both.

Founded in 2000 by Yvonne Ng, with Co-Festival Directors, Janelle Rainville and Jeff Morris, under the umbrella of princess productions, ten festivals of dance: made in canada/fait au canada (d:mic/fac) have been produced.

d:mic/fac will provide festival publicity, festival marketing, a festival production team, venue and other support for applicants selected by the curators for presentation.  Mainstage choreographers will receive a fee for their work, while WYSIWYG choreographers will receive an honorarium.

Photo: Throwdown Collective by Edwin Luk

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