MDH believes in giving back to the community.
We want to make an impact by creating opportunities for the Brisbane Dance Scene.
$10K La BoitE x MDH RESIDENCY GRANT
The La Boite and Mad Dance House Residency is a uniquely funded residency to a Brisbane-based artist to develop a dance theatre work.
The residency will include a residency period, with time divided between MDH studios and La Boite, as well as an opportunity to present a showing of the work, and a $10,000 financial contribution towards fees and expenses. While developing the work, the artist will receive administrative, artistic and production support from the La Boite artistic team and Mad Dance House’s Meg Cooper.
2018 Recipient: SAMMIE WILLIAMS
One Way: Hip Hop, Breaking and Contemporary Dance Theatre Show
2019 Recipient: LIESEL ZINK
Our La Boite x Mad Dance House Recipient for 2019 is award-winning choreographer Liesel Zink.
Liesel is currently producing a Hong Kong / Australia Independent Dance exchange, recently premiered new dance and science collaboration ‘Inter’ at Flowstate and also joined Force Majeure as a lead artist in development and presentation of their site-specific work FLOCK (Festival 2018).
Keep your eyes peeled for her upcoming production at La Boite Theatre.
RISE UP $1K GRANT 2018
The Rise Up Grant awards $1,000 to 2 local dance artists to assist in their development.
Winners: Wanida Serce and Charles Ball
Wanida went over to Japan for 2 weeks to train in the styles of Waacking.
Charles Ball used the studios for 2 weeks and developed a 20min dance piece with Sam Evans.
APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN MID 2019