The Geraldine M. Vitacca
Emerging Artists Sponsorship

Vitacca community dance initiatives are designed for Houston dance artists, Texas, and national communities. The Geraldine M. Vitacca Emerging Artists Sponsorship Program, is designed for aspiring dancers pursuing a professional dance career. Sponsorship announcements will be made on April 29, 2019 via email. All 2019 sponsorship recipients are invited to perform a solo work in the Emerging Artists Festival on May 4, 2019 at 7:00pm.

Emerging Artists Festival Tickets Now On Sale

 

 

Sponsorship Divisions
 

Community SPONSORSHIP'S

One Fusion Dance Intensive (FDI) Partial Sponsorship, $300 value- The FDI sponsorships cover partial tuition for the Summer Intensive which offers a time of technical growth and artistic exploration. FDI students will spend one or two weeks working with world-renowned dance professionals perfecting their craft. Audition/Application and Audition Video required for sponsorship consideration. Please note the Audition Video details and Application link below.

One Continued Studies Sponsorship (CSS), $250 value– The CSS is offered to advanced dancers continuing their arts education and training post high school graduation, including: college tuition and pre-professional training programs. Audition/Application and Audition Video required for sponsorship consideration. Please note the Audition Video details and Application link below.

 

Vitacca Organization Sponsorship

Two Vitacca 2019-2020 Season Sponsorships (VSS) $300e value – The VSS is offered to Vitacca Vocational Dance School students and supports a portion of Vitacca’s monthly training. Audition/Application and Audition Video required for sponsorship consideration. Please note the Audition Video details and Application link below.

2019 supporting Organizations and SPONSORSHIP’s

METdance- Two Youth Intensive $250 Scholarships | one PRO Intensive (16+) $250 Scholarship
Noble Motion Dance- Two Partial Scholarships to NobleMotion Summer Intensive
Ad Deum- One Full Tuition Scholarship ($350 value) to Ad Deum Summer Intensive

Audition/Application and Audition Video required for sponsorship consideration. Please note the Audition Video details and Application link below.

 

 

April 26, 2019- Application and Video AUdition Submission Deadline

Please complete your online application and submit your video audition to coordinator@vitaccadance.com by April 26, 2019, Subject: EAF Audition.

Video Audition Instructions: Dancers should demonstrate both their classical and contemporary strengths within their audition video including, yet not limited to: 1. ballet technique demonstration such as center adage and grand allegro, 2. contemporary movement demonstration such as contemporary phrase work and/or a contemporary solo, *3. Vitacca Organization Sponsorship applicants ONLY must demonstrate a classical variation en pointe.

2019 EAF JURY

Elijah Gibson | Artisic Director of Social Movement Contemporary Dance and Master Teacher

Lindsey McGill | Former NW Dance Project Company Member and Co-Director of Group Acorde

Dawn Dippel | Former Dominic Walsh Dance Theater Company Member | Master Teacher