The call for projects for the 19th edition is now closed! Come back next fall for a chance to apply to FQD’s 2022 edition. 

Thank you to everyone who applied this year!

 

Call for projects in contemporary dance

The Festival Quartiers Danses (FQD) invites choreographers and companies who wish to present a work for its 19th edition, which will take place from September 10 to 19, 2021.

It is possible to present one creation indoor and another in an urban context.

Indoor:
• Mainly for local artists, but also national and international;
• The creations presented in this category are part of a shared evening at the Cinquième Salle of Place des Arts;
• They will only be presented once during the festival.

In an urban context or in situ:
• Mainly for local artists, but also national and international;
• The work must be created and adapted specifically for public spaces (places of different dimensions, different surfaces, inclination, temperature, etc.);
• The performance location(s) will be decided by the FQD team according to the nature of the piece;
• It is possible to propose an in situ work in a specific location in the city of Montreal. The FQD team will assess the feasibility of the project;
• The work must be accessible to the general public and appropriate for families;
• The creations in an urban context are presented two or three times during the festival.

 

Call for projects for emerging choreographers

The FQD is opening this year again a category in its call for projects to provide a showcase for emerging choreographers.
● For local artists only;
● Creations in an urban context must be created and adapted specifically for public spaces (places of different dimensions, different surfaces, inclination, temperature, etc.);
● The performance location(s) will be decided by the FQD team according to the nature of the piece;
● They will only be presented once during the festival.

 

Call for short films on dance

The Festival Quartiers Danses invites directors who wish to present a short film on dance in its 19th edition.
● Propose an original short film that can be presented as a world or Montreal premiere at the FQD;
● The short film must be recent, i.e. created within the last 2 years;
● The short film must feature or have as its theme dance;
● From 1 to 15 minutes in length.