2020 Center for Ballet and the Arts Resident Fellowship Program
Deadline: November 1, 2019.
The Center for Ballet and the Arts was founded with a core interest in ballet. While ballet remains at the center of our mission, CBA has also grown up around and beyond it: we have become an international research institute for the performing arts organized around dance.
- Scholar or artist pursuing an original project related to dance and/or its related arts and sciences.
- Applicants applying as scholars must have a Ph.D.
- Applicants must show exceptional promise and/or have demonstrated significant accomplishments in their field.
- Dance expertise is not required.
- Students (as of September 2020) are not eligible.
- The CBA Fellowship Program does not support:
- Projects in arts administration
- Projects focused on the applicant’s personal memoir or autobiography
- Projects involving giving dance classes as part of the research plan
- Projects reviewing prior work, such as:
- editing, digitizing, or organizing archives
- editing films or book anthologies
Fellowship Awards Include
1. $750 per week
2. Use of CBA’s dance studio, offices, and conference rooms
3. Housing, as needed and available
4. Round trip transportation to and from New York City
5. J-1 visa facilitation
- Online application form
- Biographical details (including a 200-word bio)
- Preferred residency dates
- Brief project description (100 words) that explains how the project aligns with CBA’s mission
- Project proposal (1200 words) that clearly and efficiently states:
- What the project is
- Why the project matters to the field of dance (what challenges or gaps does it address?)
- Curriculum Vitae or Resume (up to 4 pages)
- Two (2) work samples that best represent the applicant’s work
- Documents may be up to 20 pages
- Videos may be up to 10 minutes
- Accepted formats: AVI, JPEG, MP3, MP4, PDF, Vimeo or YouTube link, WAV
- We do not accept compilations or sizzle reels
- Two (2) letters of recommendation
- Ideal referees will address the applicant’s scholarly or artistic promise and their ability to contribute to the diverse NYU community.
- Referees may not be a collaborator that the applicant lists in the project proposal