The Monira Foundation’s Performance Residency, presented in partnership with Karole Armitage and Armitage! Gone Dance, awards space and time to a Performing Arts organization in the New Jersey Area. Organizations are invited for one month periods throughout the year to utilize the dance studio in service of their missions. This residency is meant to be the gift of time and space for the Jersey Community. We welcome organizations that support movement based artistic expressions and open up the space to be programmed as the awarded organization feels will best serve their needs and community.
This program is designed specifically to support the community of New Jersey.
The Monira Foundation looks to provide a stimulating, rigorous, and contemplative environment in which talented and committed artists and arts organizations who will benefit from a large workspace and the support of a vital creative surrounding community.
Program Overview and Facilities:
The Dance Studio is approximately 55 feet x 35 feet. Note that there are two pillars in the studio as well as a mirrored wall, and permanent and portable barres. The dance floor has a special slip-resistant surface and sprung wooden floor with a marley on top of it. There is a sound system onsite.
This is by invitation only right now, but will be moving to a nomination process in the summer of 2022. If you have questions please email Anne Muntges firstname.lastname@example.org
Current Resident Organization:
For November 2021, we are pleased to welcome SMUSH Gallery. SMUSH Gallery is a space for creative and community work in the Journal Square neighborhood of Jersey City. Since 2018, they have hosted vibrant, thought-provoking visual and performing art events alongside artist workshops, residencies, civic activations, and community conversations.