Chrystal Dance Prize

Dance Victoria Supports International Collaboration

Expressions of interest are being accepted from September 1, 2020 until October 15, 2020 at 5:00 pm Pacific time.

Application for the 2021 Chrystal Dance Prize – Projects is a two-step process.
Step one is completing the online Expression of Interest form due by October 15, 2020.

 

Read the 2021 guidelines and submission details.

Complete the Expression of Interest form.

 

Since 2010, Dance Victoria has supported western Canadian dance artists through its Chrystal Dance Prize for artist training and exceptional projects. The prize is funded through an annual disbursement from the Chrystal Dance Fund held at the Victoria Foundation. Learn more about Dr. Chrystal “Betty” Kleiman.

Dance Victoria will award $40,000 in the Chrystal Dance Prize – Projects category. Dance artists, companies and/or collectives applying for the prize must live or be headquartered in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia or the Yukon and wish to work with another dance artist (choreographer or interpreter) outside of Canada. The prize recipient(s) will also have the opportunity for a two-week residency at Dance Victoria Studios. Read the media release for additional details.

Vanessa Goodman & Belinda McGuire in The Other Half. Photo: Ben Didier

CDP - Projects | 2021 Guidelines and Application Procedure

Application for the 2021 Chrystal Dance Prize - Projects is a two-step process. Deadline for Expressions of Interest (step one) is Oct. 15, 2020.

Read the 2021 guidelines and submission details here.

CDP - Projects | 2021 Application

Expressions of Interest, via the online application form, will be accepted beginning Sep. 1, 2020.

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CDP - Training | 2020 Guidelines

The Chrystal Dance Prize - Training supports young dancers completing their training at an international dance institution. Applications are not currently being accepted.

CDP - Training | 2020 Application

Online submissions for CDP - Training are accepted in the spring. Applications are not currently being accepted.

Chrystal Kleiman

History and Previous Winners

The Chrystal Dance Prize is named for Dr. Betty "Chrystal" Kleiman whose bequest to the Victoria Foundation in 2009 created the prize that Dance Victoria awards on an annual basis.

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Questions?

If you have questions about your proposal, call Dance Victoria Executive Producer Stephen White at 250.595.1829 or email him at [email protected]

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