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Audience Cohort for Cal Performances

This season Cal Performances is launching a 4-performance series, Joining Generations exploring the work of four generations of African-American choreographers who have expanded the boundaries of contemporary dance.
They are seeking individuals to attend the performance along with a series of talks about the works and respond with an overview of their experience:
Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group: Moses(es): Sep 23-24
Camille A. Brown & Dancers: BLACK GIRL: Linguistic Play: Dec 8-10
Spectrum Dance Theater: A Rap on Race: Feb 9-10 (in Oakland)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: April 10-15
If interested, contact Sabrina Klein for more information, sklein@calperformances.org

Dancers for Oakland Pride

Apply by: Fri, Sep 8
Sun, Sep 10, 5pm
Main Stage, Oakland Pride

Danielle LoPresti and The Masses is opening for Andra Day at Oakland Pride and is looking for 1-2 dancers to join them on stage to improv to their newest song ‘Finish the Dance’, written as a tribute to the 49 victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting last summer.
Dancers must be comfortable improving on stage in a mix of modern dance and possibly hip hop. Link to the song: youtube.com

Contact: danielle@sayitrecords.com

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AXIS September Dance Jam

Mon, Sep 11, 6pm
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Oakland
Suggested donation $12

Start your week off on a high note with AXIS Dancers and community members at our Community Dance Jam! These jams are open to the public, and create an informal space to which dancers of all types and backgrounds are invited to explore their bodies in a kinesthetic relationship to others. Led by AXIS Company Dancers.

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Epiphany Dance Theater

Dress Rehearsal/Training: Sat, Oct 14
Festival Dates: Fri-Sun, Oct 20-22
SF

Seeking Ambassadors or Tour Guide Assistants for the 14th Annual San Francisco Trolley Dances:

– Ambassadors: Based at the front end of the festival. Duties include: tour registration, merchandise sales, hospitality, provide information and answer questions, and other duties as assigned.

– Tour Guide Assistants:  Assist Lead Tour Guides to ensure the flow of the tours, and aid audience members as they travel from show to show.

Perks: a SF Trolley Dances T-shirt, an invitation to Cast and Crew After-Party on Sat, Oct 21 (food, drinks, and fun await), and an amazing networking experience to engage with artists in this incredible creative city.

Contact: info@epiphanydance.org

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PUSH Dance Company

Fri-Sat, Sep 22-23, 8pm; Sun, Sep 24, 4:30pm & 7:30pm
ODC Theater, SF

PUSH Dance Company seeks volunteers to assist during the 4th annual PUSHfest Dance Festival at ODC Theater. Looking for one volunteer photographer to assist with photographing guests as they arrive and exit the Festival on Fri/Sat, and two front-of-house volunteers to assist with ushering, administering audience surveys and basic lobby set-up/clean-up per show.

Volunteers will receive one ticket to the PUSHfest performance of their choice.

Contact Karla: office@pushdance.org with your availability

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Dancers’ Group is hiring

Apply by: Fri, Aug 18

Join the Dancers’ Group team as a part-time or full-time staff-person.

An important characteristic of our team is that we support each other’s work and value collaborating to further the vision and mission of Dancers’ Group.

Apply for a position with Dancers’ Group if….

You Enjoy:
Organizing information to support artists
Empathizing
Advocating for yourself and others
Posting to Social
Paying attention to details
Receiving feedback on your work
Motivating others
Researching
You Value:
Dance-makers from diverse practices/backgrounds
Cultural Equity
Learning new things
Solving problems with technology
Opinions different than your own

In a typical day, you might:
Greet artists who call or come into the office
Respond to questions about Dancers’ Group
Discuss priorities in the office
Field an inquiry about advertising
Brainstorm ideas for future events and programs
Get interrupted by a co-worker or artist with a question or request
Edit calendar listings
Problem solve as a team
Take on /or learn a new task
Proofread emails that go out to members
Talk about a performance you attended
Take breaks, laugh, stretch

Extra Awesome:
Dance is part of your life!
Computer savvy (software we use daily includes: WordPress, Filemaker, Word, Excel, InDesign, and Google Drive)
Add new perspectives to a diverse team
Writing
Editing
We look forward to hearing from you if you are enthusiastic about Dancers’ Group’s vision and mission.

Pay: $17-19 hour based on experience and position, with prorated sick time, vacation and holiday hours after 90 days of employment.

To apply: compose a letter stating how you see yourself contributing to Dancers’ Group’s programs and services and if you are looking for part time or full time employment. We also want to learn about your past/current work and/or creative achievements.

Send a letter and a work/creative history (as a PDF) to wayne@dancersgroup.org

Dancers’ Group encourages applicants representing diverse backgrounds that include—but are not limited to—age, national origin, ethnicity, race, religion, ability, sexual orientation, gender or political affiliation.

 

Volunteers: Within these Walls

Sat-Sun, Sep 9-10 & 16-17
Angel Island Immigration Station or Dock, Tiburon

Lenora Lee Dance needs 5 volunteers for each day of their immersive, multimedia dance experience at Angel Island’s Immigration Station. Looking for people to possibly volunteer one whole day or more. Volunteers will receive 2 complimentary admission tickets.

Volunteer Roles:
a. Pier 41 ferry dock ushers from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
b. Angel Island ferry dock 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
c. Immigration Station ushers 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Contact: shannon.preto@gmail.com

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Seeking Audience Collaborators

Apply by: Tue, Aug 15 for Oct performance
Free

For You is a series of performance works created specifically for selected audiences of 12 people.

The company curates diverse audiences by discovering shared themes, patterns, and ideas and will create a performance based on these experiences to be presented exclusively to them. Their objective is to create experiences for strangers to see each other in new ways, come together for shared encounters, and develop micro-communities through creative and radical intimacy. The culminating performance might take place in a black box theater, or might unravel over a three day road trip to Las Vegas.

Apply to be an audience member by submitting a few materials including a self portrait, a map of your home, and a postcard. People of all ages and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All submissions will be displayed on our online gallery.

Contact: hello@foryou.productions

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44 Gough St, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 920-9181 phone
(415) 920-9173 fax