To submit an opportunity please email us.
May Harlequin Floors Scholarship Contest
Beginning January 2013, Harlequin Floors Scholarship Program moved to TheWorldDances.com as a monthly video contest! Once registered, submit your YouTube dance video today for a chance to win $250 cash this month! Every month in 2013, 4 winners who submit dance videos on TheWorldDances.com will win $250 each to put toward their dance dreams. Every month, 4 winning videos will be selected – 2 by the total highest number of votes cast on TheWorldDances.com for the videos receiving the most and second most number of votes and 2 by a TheWorldDances.com panel of judges. Post your video today and remind all your friends and family to register and VOTE for your video on TheWorldDances.com! Click here for complete rules: http://theworlddances.com/scholarship/rules-and-regulations/
Participate in the Fringe!
The 2013 FringeArts Festival (September 6-21) is open to anyone who wants to produce their own show. All shows are accepted. Now is your chance to present work with the support of our Festival staff. Register at www.MyFringeArts.com
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: June 3
Dance/USA Conference: volunteers Needed
The 2013 Dance/USA Conference is around the corner, June 12-15, 2013, 500 individuals are expected to join us from the dance field in the “city of brotherly love”. We are currently looking for reliable and dedicated individuals who are interested in volunteering their time. We are ramping up on planning and this is an excellent way for you to expand your professional network, as well as, get a behind-the-scenes look at the conference and learn more about Dance/USA.
EXPECTATIONS & BENEFITS:
Volunteers working a 4-hour shift will earn you a 1 full day pass to attend the conference!
Volunteers assist and support the following key areas of the conference (but not limited to):
Smart Bar Sessions
Reception/Opening Event/Closing Plenary
For more details on how to volunteer and be able to attend the broadest national gathering of dance professionals in the United States, contact Jenny Filer, a sub-committee co-chair at email@example.com.
$100 Photo Subsidies Available Now
All current DancePass holders are eligible. Five subsidies for photo shoots with a photographer on the DancePass roster are available by lottery. Artists and companies with budgets under $30k who want to sponsor the 2014 Philadelphia Is Dancing! wall calendar with new photos are eligible. Reserve your Grid Photo or Featured Artist sponsorship today and mark your interest in the lottery. Drawings every Tuesday in May & June 4.
UNIVERSITY CITY DISTRICT ANNOUNCES GRANT PROGRAM TO FUND ARTS AND CULTURAL PROGRAMMING AT THE PORCh
University City District (UCD) has announced The Porch Partnership Programming Fund, a three-round $150,000 grant-making effort for Philadelphia nonprofits seeking to facilitate innovative arts and cultural projects at The Porch at 30th Street Station. The fund’s first round – with proposals due Friday, May 31, 2013 – will support projects executed between August and October, 2013. The Porch Partnership Programming Fund is made possible through the generous support of the William Penn Foundation.
Dance/UP encourages all dance companies and artists to consider applying for the Porch. The Dance/UP portable floor is perfect for dance companies interested in this opportunity. Contact Marcel Foster for an estimate as you build your budget; Dance/UP will extend a 50% discount for floor rentals related to The Porch.
Fold, Collapse, and Shift: Ballet and Beyond in the Choreography of William Forsythe
Join Pennsylvania Ballet for a special conversation with legendary choreographer William Forsythe, moderated by Dr. Linda Caruso Haviland, Director of Dance and Alice Carter Dickerman Director of the Arts Program at Bryn Mawr College with panelists including Freya Vass-Rhee, PhD, Dramaturg and Production Assistant for The Forsythe Company.
DATE: Thursday, May 30, 2013
TIME: 6 p.m. Reception 6:30 – 8 p.m.
LOCATION: Louise Reed Center for Dance, 323 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 (northeast corner of Broad and Wood Streets; building entrance on Wood Street)
TICKETS: Seating is extremely limited. To attend, please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 23. Limit 2 seats per guest; no exceptions.
The international conference is open to performers, performing arts educators, teachers, artists, playwrights, theatre critics, journalists, theatre researchers, arts managers, arts administrators, arts management educators and consultants, arts entrepreneurs, fundraisers, producers, arts agents and talent managers and from all over the world interested in the research of traditional methods as applied to contemporary performing arts work. The event working language is English.
You are welcome to take part in the conference as a Speaker, Presenter, Participant, or Observer.
Currently accepting presentation proposals; see here: http://www.iugte.com/projects/theatretradition.
TAKES PLACE: December 17 - 21, 2013 - Austria
Document your creative process
RICCILLI : SHOOTS is the first installment in our documentation of the creative process. Participating artists are asked to photogragh (shoot) another artist in their creative environment and/or vice versa. RICCILLI is not discipline specific, so varied artisitc practices are encouraged. Riccilli.com will host the images on the site, providing the artists a marketing opportunity, as well as the possibility of being chosen for a print compilation of the project. Any form of photo tool is acceptable, 20 shots minimum, subject must appear in at least 5, and yes, you can SHOOT yourself. RICCILLI is a curated site, so not all submissions will be included. If your proposal is accepted, you will be contacted by RICCILLI with further details. See an example here. Complete the submission form here.
We're looking for a regular someone(s) to cover the desk on Saturday and
Sunday mornings as well as weekday late afternoons. You'll direct
people to activities in the building, do some light prep for the parish
services and other administrative tasks while keeping an eye on the door
and phones. It's a reliable way to rack up free rehearsal hours if
you're able to commit to a regular schedule (4-6 slots per month for a
minimum of three months), are responsible about your shifts and good
with managing all kinds of people and multiple priorities with both
patience and authority.
Please send a short introduction (max one page), subject "WELCOME DESK"
to email@example.com that describes your reception or
hospitality experience, why you're interested in work trade, and how
you see yourself fitting into a diverse community of community, church
and arts practices. We'll respond to the people best suited for our
particular environment, but regret that this will not be everyone.
Call for Community Curators
Asian Arts Initiative is pleased to issue a call for Community Curators, a program to provide exhibition opportunities for visual artists, curators, and organizers exploring community issues and concerns. A “Community Curator” can be an individual artist, a professional curator, and/or a community representative who has an idea for an exhibition that they would like to make happen in the Asian Arts Initiative’s main gallery. In particular, we are interested in exhibition projects that address themes or issues that are timely and relevant to the Asian American community in Philadelphia; and/or that engage with the local Chinatown neighborhood. Click here for complete info and application.
For more opportunities go to Dance/USA.org