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Interviews, essays and commentary published by The Dance Current.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009


Situating Dance
Volume 12: 2009/2010

2 calls for writers …

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1: Call for articles and essays that situate dance in a broader cultural context or make links between dance and socio-cultural issues and ideas.

> focus on current Canadian dance and dance artists
> must be original, unpublished writing/photography
> completed submissions only (no drafts or queries)
> creative approaches are welcome
> English, French or bilingual format
> if selected for publication, pieces will be shaped or adapted through collaboration
with the editor
> pdf files only; plain text, single-spaced, no formatting
> 1500-2000 words; payment upon publication*


>> Email pdf files only: dc.editor@thedancecurrent.com
*Only submissions considered for publication will be contacted.

2: Call for Canadian writers interested in reviewing/responding to dance performances. Seeking strong writers with in-depth understanding of dance forms and practices, and knowledge of artistic, historical and cultural contexts. Emerging and established writers welcome.

> Submit a letter of interest/intent, outlining why you would like to contribute
> Include 2 complete writing samples, specifically reviews or performance responses, approx. 500-1000 words
> Provide a resumé outlining both your dance and writing experience
> Writers must be available to work on freelance assignment
> Opportunities limited by budgetary resources


>> Email pdf files only: dc.editor@thedancecurrent.com
*Only applicants considered for assignment will be contacted.