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BalletX Choreographic Fellowship

March 18, 2023

Launched in 2016 with lead support from the Wyncote Foundation, BalletX’s Choreographic Fellowship unites one emerging artist each season with a distinguished choreographer who serves as a mentor as they both create World Premieres on the BalletX dancers. As one of the only programs in the nation that focuses on choreographic development in ballet, the Fellowship strengthens BalletX’s mission by prioritizing the creation of new works by new voices.

Mentorship by renowned choreographer, $7500 choreographic fee to create a 20-25 minute ensemble ballet on the company’s 10 dancers, round-trip transportation to Philadelphia with per diem and accommodations. budget of $7,000 for costumes, scenic design, and music (original composition or rights).

To be eligible for the BalletX Choreographic Fellowship, choreographers must meet the following requirements:
  • Have completed your first commission on a professional dance company or University within the past 5 years
  • Have never choreographed on BalletX
  • Be able to legally work in the United States for the duration of the residency
  • Be at least 18 years of age

DEADLINE: March 10, 2023