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Emerging Arts Professionals 2017-18 Fellowship

Deadline to apply: Sun Jul 23, 11:59pm

The Fellowship expands the skill-sets of emerging and mid-level arts and culture workers through a nine-month personal and professional development curriculum. Through participation in this interactive learning cohort you will build relationships across sector, discipline, and role within the Bay Area’s arts and culture field.

Short Shorts SF seeking volunteers

Sat, Jun 24, 8pm
518 Valencia, SF

Short Shorts is a Dance Film Screening happening this Saturday evening. It’s a fantastic collection of dance films with their film makers introducing their films.

They could use a couple volunteers to help set up and take down chairs and tables and such.

Interested? Please contact Charlie,

Foundation Center hosting FREE Grant Writing Workshop

Thu, Jun 29, 9am-12pm; 1-4pm
Fri, Jul 14, 9am-12pm; 1-4pm
Foundation Center, 312 Sutter St. 2nd Fl. Auditorium, SF

They will cover the essential knowledge and skills fundraisers need to become effective proposal writers.

Attendees will become familiar with the key components of a competitive grant proposal to a foundation and learn best practices for developing a well-organized budget. The session includes individual writing time, small group discussions and large group lecture. Activities include peer review and creating sample documents and budgets. Participants will be encouraged to approach their proposal from the funders’ perspective and to think critically about what makes a compelling pitch.

Register here.

Alyssandra Katherine Dance Project

Apply by Tue, Aug 11
Event: Sat-Sun, Aug 18-19, 8pm
ODC B. Way Theater, SF

Looking for a facilitator to conduct/run a Q&A for their upcoming performance Brace Forward.
Volunteer should have a strong background and knowledge of the contemporary dance scene both locally and globally–in addition to speaking clearly and efficiently in front of public audiences. Q&A may take place after either evening depending on volunteer’s schedule. Facilitator will receive a free complimentary ticket to the performance as well as marketing in our program/website if desired.


Dance Video Performance Opportunity

Mondays, Jun 19 – Aug 21, 12-3pm
Safehouse For The Arts, SF

Looking to work with dancers/movement artists in developing choreography for a device invented by Gavin Impett to film movement with a greater range of freedom than previously possible. Get access to the footage developed on that day for personal projects and the possibility of performing on Wed-Thu, Aug 23-24,  not required. No cost to participate, but need to sign a model release

Contact: Gavin,

Check how this device works:

Bay Area Models for the Arts Open Audition

Sat, Jun 17, 11:30am-1pm
Kroeber Hall, 3rd fl, University of CA Berkeley, Berkeley

BAMA is looking for creative and intuitive male & female dancers to model for fine art sessions and animation studios. Competitive hourly rates and opportunity to work with some of Bay Area’s intriguing fine artists. BAMA which also stands for “Best Art Models in Action” is home to many dancers who find art modeling an extension of one’s artistic expression and an opportunity to engage and inspire artists to create great art.
BAMA’s mission is to keep art alive especially during these uncertain times. We’re looking for new talents to join our team.


Gaga for the People

Mon, Jun 5, 6-7pm
Malonga Casquelourd Center for the Arts, Oakland

Cost: $12
Sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds

Gaga is the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin/ Batsheva in Tel Aviv, Israel. Gaga movement classes are a guided movement experience of images, ideas, directions, and prompts. Move (however large or small) for the entire class adding layer upon layer. Float your flesh, pull your bones, experience physical climaxes, challenge the limits, become aware of habits and change them, and take pleasure moving and dancing in a welcoming studio. No mirrors, and no observers, all are welcome.

Held by AXIS Dance Company and taught by James Graham

Questions? Please contact:

Performance workshop based on La Pocha Nostra

Sat-Sun, Jul 1-2, 12-3pm
SAFEhouse Arts, SF

Cost: $10 (Suggested Donation)
DG member discount: Free to Dancer’s Group Members

A performance workshop based on La Pocha Nostra live art lab techniques created by Guillermo Gomez-Peña. This workshop spans over two days, with a final performance/installation open to the public. This workshop is sponsored by RAW (resident artist workshop), a residency program at SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts.

Questions? Please contact Hannah:

Emergence 2017

Sun, May 21

Cost: $20 – $125

How can arts workers embody their whole being in their work and in their lives?
Join colleagues for an inspiring day of critical introspection, collective strategizing, and creative action at Emergence 2017: Whole Person, Whole Impact — presented by Emerging Arts Professionals San Francisco/Bay Area (EAP) and the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) — where they will explore the impact of bringing our whole selves into our work and out into our community.

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