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Thank you for your interest in Chashama’s Space to Present Program. This application form is specific to the new venue 431 East 91st Street (UES, NYC). Please read all the notes about this space before submitting your proposal.

Please do not submit the same proposal to multiple spaces. Apply to your top choice and indicate on that form the other spaces that you are interested in.  
 
Floorplan will be available in the new year. Additional photos of the space can be found here.

Notes about this Space:
 

  • Approximately 4,600 sq ft wood-floord space ideal for dance rehearsals and minimal performances.
  • Two beautiful skylights with ample ambient light from windows lining the back of the space.  
  • Space cannot be altercated. 
  • Everything brought in for rehearsals and sets must be free-standing and approved. 

 
What You Should Know Before Applying:
 

  • Not all proposals can be programmed and we are unable to respond to all applicants. You will be contacted only if your proposal is accepted or if we have additional questions.
  • In all of Chashama's Space to Present locations, any work visible from the street (through windows, et cetera) must be appropriate for all ages.
  • This venue requires a refundable $200 deposit for the use of the space.
  • Exhibitors are fully responsible for the installation and deinstallation of their presentation and for setting up any technical equipment or displays for their own presentations. Chashama does not provide hanging materials or tools. 
  • Exhibitors are responsible for leaving the space as they found it; Chashama provides materials for restoration.

  
Materials You Will Need For Applying:
 

  • CV in PDF form
  • One reference (someone you have worked with or who knows you as an artist or curator)
  • Presentation Proposal (500 words or less)
  • Artist Statement (500 words or less)
  • At least 5 images of work (.jpg, .png, .tiff)  that relate to the proposal or images of your performance group in action. If proposal is for a site-specific installation, one of the 5 images should be a layout sketch. For video work, include 5 stills and a link to externally-hosted videos. 
  • Preferred dates for presentation.