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McKnight Artist Fellowships for Choreographers (Award)
Last Update 12/9/2015 9:39:00 PM

Address University Park Plaza
2829 University Ave SE
Minneapolis,MN 55414
United States
Phone Number (612) 625-6600
Fax Number (612) 626-1750
TTY Number
Email [email protected]
Website http://northrop.umn.edu/
Executive Director Christine Tschida
Founding Year 1929
Incorporating Year 0
Mission Statement Northrop Concerts and Lectures, the University of Minnesota’s arts presenter, is dedicated to the advancement of the education, research, public engagement, and diversity mission of the University of Minnesota through the pursuit of excellence and innovation in the performing arts, community service, and creative exchange. Northrop Concerts and Lectures is also committed to civic engagement and community discourse. We proceed with the values of partnership and collaboration, and we are committed to bridging the intellectual and artistic life of the university with the goals and issues of the local community, the nation, and the world.

Program Name McKnight Artist Fellowships for Choreographers
Program Contact Mary Ellen Childs, McKnight Fellowship Program Director
Program Phone 612-626-4049
Program Email [email protected]
Year Program Founded 0
Description of Program The McKnight Artist Fellowships for Choreographers annually awards 3 fellowships of $25,000 each to Minnesota choreographers. Fellowships are intended to provide significant financial assistance to mid-career choreographers whose work demonstrates artistic excellence. The awards are unrestricted & can help an artist set aside periods of time for study, reflection, experimentation, and exploration; take advantage of an opportunity; or work on a new project.
Conditions/Public Service Requirements
Award Website http://www.northrop.umn.edu/about/resident-partners/mcknight-fellowships-dancers-and-choreographers

Where does the program take place?
Does this program primarily support the creation of new work? No
Support or Services Provided as part of the Program
    Description of Support or Services + Awarded fellows are eligible to apply for a national residency with one of our program partners. + Fellows are also invited to attend a three-day retreat in rural Minnesota July 11-14, 2013.
    Amount Awarded by this Program (if an award) 25000.00

    Related Arts
    Can Previous Awardees Re-apply? Yes W/ Restrictions
      Career Point
      • Mid-Career or Established
      Special Population
        Other Restrictions + Individual choreographers, choreographers working with incorporated companies, and choreographic collaborations are eligible to apply. + A choreographer whose principal body of work has been created in collaboration is not able to apply as an individual unless s/he has a significant body of independent work in her/his recent career. Work samples and resume should clearly support this. + Applicants must have been continuous residents of Minnesota for at least one year prior to application and have produced choreography while living in Minnesota. + Fellows must remain in residence during the fellowship year or forfeit the award. + Applicants must have created a substantial body of work in their careers to date. + Full-time students are not eligible. + Recipients of 2010, 2011, and 2012 McKnight Fellowships in any discipline are not eligible. + Artists may apply to only one of the 12 McKnight Fellowship programs in a given year. + If you previously received a McKnight Fellowship, the panel will look for continued outstanding work since the past award. Your work samples should focus on the period of time since the last award. + To be eligible to reapply, prior fellowship recipients must have completed all requirements for fellowship-related funds by the Intent to Apply deadline (MANCC or other residencies, SOLO, etc.) or forfeit the funds. + Northrop Concerts and Lectures staff and immediate family are not eligible. + Fellowship staff from any McKnight Artist Fellowship programs are not eligible. + Staff and board of The McKnight Foundation are not eligible, as well as immediate family members of foundation arts program staff. + The intent of this program is to award artists who live and work in Minnesota, have made a significant artistic contribution to this community, and who will continue their artistic growth in Minnesota.

        Total Number of Applicants (annually) 0
        Total Number of Recipients (annually) 0
        Total Number of Awards (annually) 0
        Total Amount Awarded by this Program (annually) $75,000

        Procedure Open Application
        Contact Requirements
        Material/Process http://www.northrop.umn.edu/about/resident-partners/mcknight-fellowships-dancers-and-choreographers
        Application Fee $0

        Exact Deadline
        Deadline2 9/5/2012
        Approximate Deadline
        Rolling Deadline No
        Ideal Contact Month for New Application and Guidelines

        Selection Process/Criteria A panel of four out-of-state choreographers and arts professionals will review applications and select fellowship recipients. Panel review of applicants’ work will be through DVD work samples.
        Notification Process

        Are awardees required to submit a Final Report? False
        Awardee's Public Service Requirement?