Lab Artist Awards

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Four dancemakers will be selected from a pool of applicants to be a 2017 CDF Lab Artist. Each selected artist will receive a $15,000 cash grant combined with a year of mentorship to support the research, development and performance of a newly choreographed work.

Applications are due on February 6. Take this opportunity to get fully prepared and get feedback on any progress you have made thus far. Work through your application and learn more about the program in a conversation with 2016 CDF Lab Artist, Pranita Jain / Mandala South Asian Performing Arts , 2007 CDF artist and RDDI artist Ayako Kato/Art Union Humanscape, and American Rhythm Center faculty & RDDI tap artist Nico Rubio.

Thanks to CDF community partners and co-hosts at Mandala Arts in theFine Arts Building, this event is FREE and open to the public. Registration link.


Fine Arts Building, Curtiss Hall

410 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605