High Concept Labs announces Call for Artists

High Concept Labs supports dancers in ChicagoHigh Concept Labs (HCL) recently announced a call for artists and collectives to take part in its Sponsored Artist Program during HCL’s Spring 2017 Season, set for March 1 – June 30, 2017.


HCL is an arts service organization dedicated to supporting working artists and engaging the Chicago community with arts and culture. HCL fulfills its mission through the Sponsored Artist Program. The Spring 2017 Sponsored Artist Application is due by 11:59 PM on Sunday, December 4, 2016. Applications may be accessed at highconceptlabs.org/apply.


HCL’s Sponsored Artist Program is designed to promote the growth of artists and their work through the donation of customizable, no-cost support services including: rehearsal, workshop, and performance space; administrative and production assistance; communications and design support; audience development and media outreach; artistic consultation; photo and video documentation; strategic networking for partnerships, funding, and creative collaborators; teaching and workshop opportunities; and participation in HCL Artist Critique sessions.


Up to 10 artists and ensembles are selected for the program twice a year for a period of four months. Successful applicants will be emerging or established artists or collectives with a history of successful work (need not be in same discipline as application project) and with clear goals for their Sponsorship.


Photo: High Concept Labs’ Sponsored Artist Kyungmin Ko. Photo courtesy of HCL.