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Applications Open for OBJECT MOVEMENT
June 1, 2017 - July 15, 2017
OBJECT MOVEMENT is a curated festival and developmental residency for puppeteers and object theater artists. The purpose of the program is to develop new work and advance existing works-in-progress that address social, political, ethical, and/or philosophical questions through puppetry and object theater, culminating in a festival of performances. Participants will meet weekly as a group to share the progress of their pieces and offer feedback. The group is moderated by a curatorial team of puppetry artists and producers. Group meetings will be from September 2017 through Spring 2018, culminating in a festival of performances.
- Applications due July 15, 2017
- Participants notified by August 1, 2017
- Residency meetings start September 12, 2017
- Work in progress showing in December 2017
- Festival performances in Spring 2018
Workshop meetings will take place weekly on Tuesdays at 7pm at The Center at West Park on the Upper West Side starting September 18, 2017 and continuing through Spring 2018. Participants will be expected to commit to attending at least 3 meetings per month.
Festival performances will be held in Spring 2018. Dates will be selected based on the availability of the participants.
Participants will be offered free rehearsal space at the Center to develop their piece as part of the Object Movement residency.Apply Now