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no body festival / MOVING ON!

ΕFFE LABEL : Dance Gate is very happy to announce that NO_BODY Dance/ Movement & Performance Arts festival has received the Europe for Festivals, Festivals for Europe label (EFFE Label 2017-2018). This award is a well-deserved success and honour putting No_ Body Fest on the map of European Festivals. MOVING ON : This year’s festival, which will take place on the 1st and 2nd of December 2018, celebrates its 10th year. Since last year it includes the new format under the title: no _body festival / MOVING ON!

Dancehouse Lefkosia
25, Parthenonos, Agios Andreas, 1105
Lefkosia, Cyprus
Phone: +357 22 780 960/ 7000 5035

The festival will take place in two parts:
-Move 5

-Μοve 5 : Is addressed to all performers and artists (dancer, actor, director, visual artist, creator, filmmaker, musician, researcher, writer, etc.) we are inviting proposals for short performances – of around 5 minutes length- Participants may present anything of their choice with body and movement as an axis. This short presentation could be in the form of a group or solo piece, improvised or set, with infinite possibilities as to its presentation whether on stage or off stage along with video, visuals and/or sound. Dancehouse Lefkosia and Dance Gate will make our technical equipment available to all participants and will also offer promotion and support towards the realisation of their pieces. The rehearsals for these presentations will be organized over one or two days (to be determined by the stage director of the festival) plus rehearsals on the day of the final presentation of participants work. Each interested participant must submit their own short written application giving their name, ID number, mobile phone, email, profession, a few words on the proposed presentation and technical requirements. In September the successful applicants will be asked to provide more detailed description for their presentation. The MOVE 5 presentations will take place on Sunday, December 2, 2018. Each application should be submitted by email only ([email protected]).
There will be up to 12 participations.

-Performance : For this part of the festival, which will take place on Saturday, 1st of December 2018, artists (who may not be dancers or choreographers) can present work on body and movement in collaboration with at least one performer, dancer or choreographer plus any other artist.
The duration of each work should be between 15 and 25 minutes. Participants will be provided with technical support, promotion and coordination for their presentation and they will be also provided with financial support. For each work it will be possible to arrange two rehearsals in consultation with the festival’s stage director. There will be approved up to 6 works.

The financial support for the participants will be:
1) Solo, for the production of new work (1 performer or 1 dancer or 1 choreographer on stage)
2) Solo, for the presentation of existing work
3) Group, for the production of new work (at least 2 performers or 2 dancers)
4) Group, for the presentation of existing work
For more information about the financial support, the applicants are welcome to call the organizers before submitting their application.
The financial support will be given on the day of the performance. An invoice and a receipt will be requested from the participants. The new works should not have previously been presented in Cyprus (at festivals or individually). Each new work should mention in future presentations that the production and its presentation have taken place in the framework of the no body festival / MOVING ON!
Each application should be submitted only by email ([email protected]) and should include: Name, ID, mobile number, email, profession of the applicant, few words about the work/ idea of work, possible technical needs, credits and short CVs.

Organizer: Dancehouse Lefkosia
Co-organizer: Dance Gate Lefkosia
In collaboration with: Nicosia Municipality
Main supporter: Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education and Culture

Performance: Saturday, 1st of December 2018
Move 5: Sunday, 2nd of December 2018
Place: Dancehouse Lefkosia

Collaboration agreement: A collaboration agreement between organizers and participants will be signed in September 2018.
Committee for the approval of applications: All applications will be examined by a committee which will be nominated by the organizers and the decisions of the committee will be final.

Deadline: Sunday, 8th of July 2018

Note: The applicants for the performance should become ‘friends of the Dancehouse Lefkosia’ (unless they are already members) by providing the amount of 20 euros before applying.
If the application is approved, this amount will be retained. In the case an application is unsuccessful this amount will be refunded.
The applicants for Move 5 become friends of the Dancehouse Lefkosia only voluntarily.
From Saturday, December 01, 2018
To Sunday, December 02, 2018



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