Open Call for Choreographers: AMP Seeks Guest Artists for 2022-23 Season - May 20

Alternative Motion Project (AMP) is now accepting choreographic proposals for ViewPoints ‘22. This new performance series will feature an evening of world premieres created by multiple guest choreographers. Included in each work will be some type of interpretation or incorporation around the concept of “identity.”

While AMP works primarily within contemporary dance, choreographers who create in non-contemporary styles and modalities are highly encouraged to apply. AMP will provide administrative and financial support so that artists can focus on the creative process. Choreographers who identify as BIPOC +/or LGBTQIA+ are encouraged to apply.

Applicant criteria:

  • Emerging OR mid-career choreographers
  • Proposal must be for the creation of a new work
  • Applicants must have shown work in a minimum of at least 3 professional settings outside of a school setting
  • Applicants must be 22 years of age or older and not currently enrolled in an academic program

Application requirments – Deadline to submit is May 20, 2022 11:59pm CST

  • Complete choreographic proposal submission form
  • Submit resume (2 page maximum)
  • Submit video work sample reel: 20 minutes maximum, Vimeo link; if password protected, please include password. Longer/fuller sections/works preferred rather than highly edited, short video clips. Reels should reflect artists current interests as much as possible.

Important info and dates:

  • Proposal submission deadline: Friday, May 20, 2022 11:59pm CST
  • Tech Week/Performances: October 24-30, 2022 at The Southern Theater. Choreographers must be available for all rehearsals during this time.
  • Master class: Selected choreographers will lead a master class open to the public the week of October 24 – TBD.
  • Rehearsal period: 25-30 hours scheduled TBD between July – October 2022
  • Open rehearsal: Participation in a public open rehearsal will be required – date/location September – TBD
  • Stipend: Choreographers will receive a stipend of $1,500.

Alternative Motion Project serves as a catalyst to empower and connect individuals and communities through the art of contemporary dance. AMP presents accessible, compelling, and collaborative dance experiences through performance + education programs.

Please direct questions to and submit proposals by 11:59pm on Friday, May 20, 2022. Thank you for your interest in AMP!

PC: Bill Cameron

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Contact Info

Joanna Lees
Deadline: May 20, 2022