Knight New Work Miami will invest $500,000 to commission groundbreaking, innovative new works of performance art to premiere in Miami during the 2020-21 season. This new initiative will showcase Miami’s role as a place where great art is born.
From today through August 31, artists, including choreographers, composers, and playwrights, with a strong connection to Miami and performing arts organizations based in Miami-Dade can apply for funding to bring innovative, risk-taking works to the stage. Winners will be announced in December 2018.
Applicants must be in one of the following categories:
The work must:
Knight Foundation supports the arts to connect people to place and to each other, and we’ve played a key role in fueling Miami’s cultural boom over the last decade. We’ve invested more than $125 million in the arts in South Florida and supported 350 local arts projects through the Knight Arts Challenge.
Knight New Work Miami builds on this success by funding ideas with the potential to be revolutionary, celebrating artistic talent and furthering Miami’s reputation as a place where exceptional art is born.