McKnight Dancer Fellowships & McKnight Choreographer Fellowships


McKnight Dancer Fellowships
McKnight Choreographer Fellowships

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Intent to Apply is now open 
Deadline: Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | 11:59 PM

Full guidelines & applications can be found at

The McKnight Fellowships for Choreographers and Dancers annually awards three $25,000 fellowships to Minnesota choreographers and three $25,000 fellowships to Minnesota dancers.
If you plan to apply for a fellowship, you must submit your Intent to Apply by September 9. 
Informational Webinars:

There are two webinars via Zoom regarding the Intent to Apply and overall application process:

Friday, August 28| 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Monday, August 31| 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Email to RSVP and receive the Zoom link.


The McKnight Fellowship awards are unrestricted and can help an artist set aside periods of time for study, reflection, experimentation, and exploration; take advantage of an opportunity; or work on a new project.
If you have questions regarding guidelines or require additional help, please email:
Joseph “MN Joe” Tran (2019 Dancer Fellow) by V. Paul Virtucio
The McKnight Fellowships for Dancers and Choreographers are administered by The Cowles Center and funded by the McKnight Foundation.

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