Call for Proposals - WiFi Body 5!


Greetings to all!

It’s back to basics, back to remembering, finding the ground once again 
after the numerous outward flights … and Wifi Body Festival happens 
again this year!

We revert to the idea that contemporary dance was borne out of the 
struggle of undaunted spirits facing great odds, equipped only with the 
vision to make dance accessible to all. Following that clarion call 
came innovations in aesthetics, training and producing work – thus, 
contemporary dance, not only thrives in the Philippines today, it is a 
sector that is dynamic and exciting!

With the theme Body and Memory, Wifi Body 5, shall combine the 
template of the Contemporary Dance Map series that started it all, and 
attach it to the festival that happens at the Cultural Center of the 

For this year, two weekends of performance shall occur in Dance 
Forum Space on June 19-20, June 26-27, 2010 and then migrates to the 
Cultural Center of the Philippines from July 2-4, 2010.

We also 
invade cyberspace with our now on-line Dance Video Competition. 

The call for proposals is for:

· IndepenDance 
(Choreographers Platform) (Venue: Dance Forum Space)
· New 
Choreographers Competition( Venue: Cultural Center of the Philippines)
Dance on Site (Venue: Cultural Center of the Philippines Main theatre 

The call for entries is for:
· 2nd Uncensored Bodies Dance 
Video Competition( submissions on-line, go to our website 
www.contempodancene )

Join Wifi Body 5 
and submit your proposals and entries now!

It is when the body remembers, that one proceeds to create. And 
when the body remembers, there is Dance.

Note: ALL proponents 
must pay Contemporary Dance Network annual membership fee of P500.

(Choreographers Platform)

(Four program slots available)

You may propose a 30-minute work 
or a full program (one hour).
· 100 word concept paper
Description of no. of dancers
· Note that works should require 
minimal set up and technical requirements

Festival will provide: 
· Venue (Dance Forum Space)
· Basic
lighting and sound support
· One technical / lighting designer 
One sound engineer
· One blocking rehearsal
· One dress 
technical rehearsal

· Two security guards for the premises

No other cash subsidy to
be provided but proponents shall receive proceeds of ticket sales minus
a small percentage for the Contemporary Dance Network Philippines.

other extra technical equipment required will be borne by proponent. 
(e.g. video projectors, extra microphones, and the like, etc).

Must pay membership fee to Contemporary Dance Network Philippines.

New Choreographers Competition

State your choreographic vision 
in the solo or duet form.

Eight-ten entries will be chosen. 
Performance on July 3, 2010 (matinee and evening, all finalists are in 
one program only) at the CCP Little Theatre Stage.

Deadline for submission of proposals: April 22, 2010

for applicants:
1. A Filipino citizen
2. Must pay Contemporary 
Dance Network Philippines membership fee of P 500. pesos
3. Has not 
created a major full-length work, and interested / committed in pursuing
choreography as a profession

Requirements of the work:
1. Length of solo or duet : 7-9min. to
be performed at the CCP Little Theatre Stage with an approximate stage 
area of 28 ft. x 32ft. 
2. Premieres the solo or duet, in full for 
the first time for the festival competition

3. The solo or duet can be performed by the choreographer or by dancers 
other than the choreographer.
4. Can be performed with basic lighting
5. No sets allowed, only props essential to the dance are 

6. Emphasis will be given to the level of dance research in theme, 
aesthetics, process and its innovative application.
7. A 100 word 
proposal of the work’s concept and a 3-5min. video of the work, the 
work-in-progress or the movement study of the proposed work must be 
submitted by: April 20, 2010. Submit proposals on line to wifibody@yahoo.
com. Videos can be submitted on-line or sent to: Dance Forum, 36e
West Avenue, West Triangle, Quezon City. 

Announcement of awards will be on July 4, 2010, after the Emerging 
Talent Showcase of the festival. First, second and third prizes will 
chosen by a panel of three (3) judges. There will be voting for an 
audience winner by ticket holders.


We want to party and celebrate, and jam,
eat and dance.
Propose to show your work at a stage, set-up 
specifically at the CCP Main Theatre Ramp for the festival. 
Dare to
show your work here and make “outside” the new “in”!

Work must be:
1. Length: 15-30min.
2. Must require only 
minimal audio set-up, if at all
3. Festival will provide lighting and
sound complements.
4. Send a description of your proposed work and 
the no. of dancers. Submit on-line to wifibody@yahoo.
com. Proponents must be ready to submit a 3-5min. movement study 
on video should the festival secretariat request. 

Must pay membership fee to Contemporary Dance Network Philippines.

Uncensored Bodies Dance Video Competition

This time around, our
dance video competition happens online. With the theme Body and 
Memory, submit your dance videos that show what this theme means to 

1. Competitors may submit as many videos as they wish. 
Entries must be five (5) minutes or less.
3. Competition is for films
created not earlier than June 2008.
4. Contemporary Dance Network 
Philippines has the right to screen the submitted videos at any time.

5. Post on youtube then go to our website www.contempodancene 
for submission instructions.
6. Final Deadline of submission : June 
12, 2010

Showing of the entries will be programmed for one day 
of the festival. Winning entries shall be shown at the Festival Gala on
July 4, 2010.

Cash prizes as well as awards will be given for BEST FILM, BEST 

Dance Map International Dance Day 2010 celebration on April 29, 2010, 
Dance Forum Space, 36e 

West Avenue, Quezon City.
Announcements of finalists for New 
Choreographers Competition will be that day.

Enclose all contact
information, including email address. 


Join our facebook account at Contemporary Dance Network Philippines.
us at : wifibody@yahoo.
Contact: 0917-5760212


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