Open Call

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Battery Dance announces a call for applications from female identifying choreographers to create a twenty-minute work on six dancers of the Company for its 2022 Season. The work will be part of a triple bill entitled “Hofmann Dances”, each part of which will take inspiration from the paintings of the German-American abstract expressionist Hans Hofmann.

Please submit an artistic statement explaining your interest in working with Battery Dance, your connection to and/or previous experiences of collaborating with visual artists; what pathway you would propose for the development of the work with the dancers; initial concepts of costuming, music and other elements that you may bring into the production.
Indicate your availability to be in New York City during the months of November and December.
Please submit two video work samples of up to 3 minutes in length as well as a detailed CV.
$5,000 will be provided to cover honorarium and all logistical expenses.
(Costume, lighting, music and other ancillary expenses will be covered separately by the Company)


Please email submissions to with the subject: “Hans Hofmann Choreographer” by Friday, October 22nd at 11:59PM ET.