The eight artists and collectives who have been commissioned to make new work for the 2020 Keir Choreographic Award have been announced.
Alison Currie & David Cross
The eight new commissions will be presented at Dancehouse in Melbourne, March 3-7. Four semi-finalists will be chosen by the jury, which consists of five internationally renowned dance leaders. The four semi-finalists will then present their work at Carriageworks in Sydney from March 12-14. The jury will then select the winner of the 2020 Keir Choreographic Award, which includes a $50,000 cash prize. The winner of the Audience Award will receive $10,000.
Pictured top: Finalist of the 2018 Keir Choreographic Award: Nana Biluš Abaffy's 'Post Reality Vision'. Pictured: Geoffrey Watson. Photo: Gregory Lorenzutti for Dancehouse.