Fri, May 20|
2022 REST Fest Application
Theorist Fest is interested in presenting all dance forms and genres, in addition to live music, physical theater, movement films, fashion displays, and visual art instillations. Submissions may also expand beyond the stage and include audience engagement, or educational components.
Time & Location
May 20, 2022, 11:59 PM – Jul 24, 2022, 11:59 PM
Austin, Austin, TX, USA
About The Event
Theorist Fest seeks experimental and courageous artist citizens seeking a connection more deeply to ourselves, people, and our planet. Our vision for 2022 is REST.
Dream up a co-created future for REST Fest.
August 11, 2022 11:59 CST
Artists will be notified by August 16, 2022 of acceptance.
October 10-22, 2022
October 20-23, 2022
Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center
600 River St, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Boyd Vance Theater at the George Washington Carver Museum
1165 Angelina St, Austin, TX 78702
Sliding Scale/Pay What You Can
All funds support our panel of emerging unhoused and established multi-disciplinary BIPOC artists.
1 submission | $25
2 submissions | $35
3 submissions | $45
Solos | 4-6 mins
Duets | 4-8 mins
Group | 10-13 mins
Music | 40 min sets
Film | 4-15 mins
Site-Specific | 10-30 mins
Visual Art | 1-2 day installation
HONORARIUM AND ACCOMODAITON:
Selected performers will receive a performance contract detailing honorarium upon acceptance. The fee will be based on the extent and duration of performances and involvement and will take into consideration travel costs locally and internationally. Fisterra and The Theorists will provide letters of support for artists to apply for additional funding to subsidize expenses.
The wooden stage is covered with black marley. Dressing Rooms are provided. Theorist Fest crew members coordinate all technical needs and run sound during the performance.
The Zocalo main square is available for site specific proposals in the entry way, courtyard, upstairs, and downstairs.
LIGHTING & PUBLICITY
The Theorists provide professional lighting design and publicity.
Performers are responsible for all props and costumes. Nothing may come in contact with the trees. No confetti or glitter, and please be environmentally conscious.
PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY:
Professional photography and videography are available for performers to purchase at an affordable, discounted rate.
Selected choreographers will receive invitations to teach master classes as a part of the festival (these classes will be compensated) as well as attend TBX workshops pro-rated with international artists.
Pay What You Can