The Tup Lang Choreographic Award promotes and encourages choreography in New Zealand contemporary dance, and especially the work of emerging choreographers. It was established in 1999 from a bequest by Mrs Lang.
up to $7500
30 Jun 2017
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To apply for Creative New Zealand funding, you:
We cannot fund you if you, your organisation, or key members of your team:
Your project, or the stage of it for which you are seeking funding, must:
To be eligible for Creative New Zealand funding:
Priority is given to proposals involving the work of emerging choreographers.
For a dance practitioner, success means having undertaken a key creative role (such as a dancer/choreographer) in at least one publicly presented work that achieved a degree of critical or box-office success. This does not include performances made as part of a course of study.
Your project cannot have received funding from any other Creative New Zealand programme or initiative, including the Creative Communities Scheme, our international and capability building initiatives and investment programmes.
The Tup Lang Choreographic Award promotes and encourages choreography in New Zealand contemporary dance. Interest from a bequest, made in 1999 by Mrs Octavia (Tup)Lang’s estate, contributes each year to this award. Special consideration will be given to emerging choreographers.
We are particularly interested in dance groups and individuals undertaking high-quality creative development and/or presentation projects.
We are also interested in projects or programmes of activity that:
We can also fund a range of other activities, for example:
Loughlan Prior, $2,400 to represent his work in Toronto in 2017 (2016)
Start your application online under Quick Response (you may need to register first). Indicate in your application that you would like to be considered for the Tup Lang Award. Applications open six weeks before the closing date.
Gather artistic support material.
Prepare a budget using the budget template in the online application portal. See the budget guidelines above.
Submit your application online by 5pm on the closing date.
Applications are assessed by Creative New Zealand staff.
Strategic outcomes: We have four long-term goals (strategic outcomes). We assess how closely the results of your project will match the strategic outcome you select as most relevant to your project. Our strategic outcomes are:
Project Proposal: Your proposal will also be assessed on:
Mātauranga Māori or Kaupapa Pasifika: If you choose, you can be assessed on how well your project fulfils the concepts of Mātauranga Māori or Kaupapa Pasifika. For more information go to 4. Make an application.
The following priorities are not part of our assessment but may be taken into account when applications receive a similar assessment score.
We may consider whether your application fulfils:
For more information select your artform and go to 2. See what’s funded.
We may also consider the following if you select these as potential outcomes.
Five weeks after the closing date, we notify all applicants of the results by email. For this round we will notify on 3 August 2017 (Thursday)
We also list successful applicants on who got funded
If you are successful, we will contact you about your funding agreement including payment schedule and reporting requirements.
A project completion report is required within 12 weeks of the project end date using the report template. To be considered for further funding, your report needs to be submitted on time.
Senior Arts Adviser — Dance, Interarts and Multidisciplinary Arts
04 498 0740