Call for Choreographers


The W.I.P. (works in progress) Series in Saskatoon, is looking for professional and emerging choreographers to present original and innovative works in progress at the Free Flow Dance Centre 224 25th St. W. Saskatoon. Jackie Latendresse is the Series Coordinator.  Informal showings will take place twice a year in June and September. The season culminates in a winter Gala event of finished works.

Priority will be given to Saskatchewan based artists however; national applications are encouraged.  Please send:

A brief description of the proposed W.I.P. (work in progress)

A current dance resume.  (include phone #, email and mailing address)

A short statement detailing the type of audience feedback that would most help you to continue to develop your work. 

Using the guidelines from the Canadian Artists Code describe your status as professional or emerging. Guidelines are available at under the W.I.P. logo.

Applications are being accepted immediately and are accepted on a first come, first served basis.  Up to five Choreographers will be accepted for each performance. There will be two in studio performances. An honorarium will be paid for professional artists and at each showing one artist will be selected to instruct a special workshop as a part of the series. Please include a description of the type of workshop you would like to present should you be selected. *Optional

W.I.P.’s should be an exploration using contemporary/modern or experimental style.  Choreographers will receive no less than five and no greater than twelve minutes to present their work.  They will be expected to speak about their work prior to the presentation of it for up to a maximum of ten minutes. Written audience feedback will be collected and distributed to the choreographers.  A small honorarium will be available for professional choreographers.  The W.I.P. Series uses the definition of a professional artist outlined in the Canadian Artists Code and used by the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists.  All artists presented will be considered for participation in the final Gala of finished works in the autumn.

Please send your applications to:

W.I.P. Series Attention J. Latendresse 224 25th St. W. Saskatoon, SK S7L 0C4  (306) 665-5998

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