Grant Recipient Details

Winston-Salem, NC
Project Title
Delicate Power
Fiscal Year Awarded
Grant or Program
National Dance Project Production Grant
Grant Amount

Delicate Power is a new dance piece by choreographer Helen Simoneau that investigates power with an all-female identifying cast of five performers. Set to a musical score by Pulitzer prize-winning composer and musician Caroline Shaw, with dramaturgy by Melanie George, and a separate art film and behind-the-scenes videos by Liz Sargent, the work will examine how women hold and exert power through voice and body. 

Estimated Artist Fees: $25,000/week; $15,000/half-week

Presenter Partners

  • American Dance Festival (Durham, NC)
  • Aperture Cinema (Winston-Salem, NC)
  • New York City Center (New York, NY)

Tour Coordinator

Brea Cali
Managing Director
Helen Simoneau Danse
Tel. (336) 505-9237

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Work Sample & Photos


Two dancers tug at each other's mesh outfits.
photo by Peter J. Mueller