In addition to the narrative questions below, the 2023 NDP Production Inquiry application will require details on the applicant, the proposed new dance project, the organizational partner(s), and up to three minutes of a video work sample.

NDP Production 2023 Narrative Questions 

Narrative questions relate to the following Criterion:   

Describe the proposed new dance project. (2,500 characters) Support the creation/development and U.S.* touring/sharing [virtual or in-person] of new dance projects that demonstrate excellence in artists’ practice.
Please share the full timeline for the proposed new dance project. This should include creation/development period, projected premiere date or window, and desired touring/sharing timeframes. (1,500 characters) Support the creation/development and U.S.* touring/sharing [virtual or in-person] of new dance projects that demonstrate excellence in artists’ practice.
What does success mean to you in respect to the proposed new dance project? What is your overall desired impact for the project? (1,500 characters) Support new dance projects within a range of cultural and aesthetic diversities that bolsters today’s dance field.
What communities and audiences is the proposed new dance project intended for and how do you plan to connect with them?  (1,500 characters) Support new dance projects within a range of cultural and aesthetic diversities that bolsters today’s dance field. 
How will accessibility be addressed in the proposed new dance project? Please be explicit in naming the communities that your project desires to be more accessible to/for. (For NEFA's value statement around Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, click here.) (1,500 characters)  Demonstrate a commitment to an engagement process with/for communities and audiences because of the new dance project’s relevance, originality, and/or timeliness.
Who are the current organizational partner(s) for the proposed new dance project? What are their contributions and why are they important to helping you reach your project goals? (To learn more about organizational partnerships, click here.) (1,500 characters) Reflect partnerships with organizations that are essential to the realization of the proposed new dance project.
Please describe your creative process/practice and how it supports achieving the goals you outlined above. For collaborative models of making, include how and why the collaborator(s) contributions are integral to the realization of the proposed new dance project? (1,500 characters) Support the creation/development and U.S.* touring/sharing [virtual or in-person] of new dance projects that demonstrate excellence in artists’ practice.
In addition to the performers and collaborators, how does this project contribute to the diversities of today's dance field? (For NEFA's value statement around Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility, click here.) (1,500 characters) Support new dance projects within a range of cultural and aesthetic diversities that bolsters today’s dance field. 
How do you imagine the proposed new dance project being toured/shared? How will your previous touring/sharing experience(s) inform these ideas? (1,500 characters) Develop a viable plan for touring/sharing the supported project in multiple communities in the U.S. and its territories.

 

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