Calls For Proposals

Co-MISSION Residencies, February-May 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday April 3, 2017
For our 2017/18 Links Hall is seeking four artist/projects to participate in our Co-MISSION Residency program. These residencies will be awarded to emerging artists/collaborative projects who are seeking studio residencies to continue the development of a project they are in the process of researching.

Awarded Artists Receive:

    • Three months of rehearsal space in the Links Hall studios, 10hrs of rehearsal space per week during weekday mornings and afternoons exclusively. Evenings and weekend hours are dedicated to performance and workshop programs.
    • A stipend of $200 per month over the course of the residency
    • The Art of Rehearsal workshop series
    • Support of a paid mentor of their choosing throughout the residency
    • Free access to performances and discussions at Links Hall
    • A work-in-progress showing at the halfway point of the residency.
    • Two fully produced performances during the LinkUP Showcase weekend in Studio A. (Artists perform on a split bill and receive an equal shares of ticket sales)
    • Professional Video documentation of their performance.
    • Professional development guidance in marketing and finance for artists with Links Hall’s Staff.

APPLY HERE

Co-MISSION Fellowships, September 2017 – February 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday April 3, 2017

Two Fellows will be selected annually. These artists will be veteran performance makers already past the initial research phase of the development of their new works. These individuals will be awarded six months of studio time to complete the creation of their new projects and undergo an intense rehearsal process to hone and fine tune their performances prior to a shared two-week run of their works at Links Hall.

Awarded artists will receive:

      • Six months of rehearsal space in the Links Hall studios, 15hrs of rehearsal space per week during weekday mornings and afternoons exclusively. (Evenings and weekends are dedicated to performance and workshop programs.)
      • A stipend of $500 per month over the course of the Fellowship
      • Workshop and Rehearsal support from the Art of Rehearsal coaches
      • Dramaturgical stipend to contract a dramaturge for 20 hours of work at $20 an hour.
      • An intensive technical workshop.
      • Free access to performances and discussions at Links Hall
      • A works-in-progress showing as a part of Links Hall’s Fall WIP Monday Night Series.
      • Professional development guidance in marketing and finance from Links Hall’s Staff.
      • Fiscal Sponsorship at Links Hall for any additional financial needs of your Fellowship Project.
      • A two-week run at Links Hall to premier your performance.

APPLY HERE

CLICK HERE to view the full application.

NOMINATIONS will be accepted again August 2017-December 2017.
Midwest Nexus is a nomination-based program. Links Hall seeks presenters/curators/programmers/administrators who wish to nominate performance-based work that has premiered in Chicago in the last 1-2 years for a touring exchange opportunity. We ask nominators to recommend work that is excellent, artists who are adept at self-producing and will be strong ambassadors for Chicago, and work that is “touring feasible”. For more information on the program: CLICK HERE. If you wish to nominate an artist for MWN please email anna@linkshall.org.

THAWALLS 2017