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Call for Entries for the San Francisco Dance Film Festival

Submission Deadline: Thu, Apr 25

Cost: $25-50
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Dance Film SF announces the call for submissions for its 10th anniversary San Francisco Dance Film Festival (SFDFF). A multi-day international event showcasing the best dance film from around the world, SFDFF has become one of the most respected and influential dance film festivals through years of presenting groundbreaking dance film. From experimental shorts to feature documentaries, student filmmakers to seasoned choreographers, SFDFF is looking for a wide range of dance inspired motion pictures. In addition, selected films will be considered for cash prizes in every category, and for the SFDFF touring reel to reach audiences around the world.

To Submit: filmfreeway.org

Contact: Randall Heath, randall@sfdancefilmfest.org

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Action Research

Tue, Mar 5, 6-9pm
Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley

Cost: $75.00*
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Educators and artists can be creative researchers, applying experimentation, observation, and reflection in the studio and classroom. Learn to hone these skills and design inquiry projects that are exciting to you, spark your curiosity, and improve your practice. No prerequisite.

*If this is your first workshop with LDI since July 1, 2019, please note a required $25 Professional Learning User fee will be added to your tuition.

Contact: 510-883-1118; pl@lunadanceinstitute.org

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Free Consultations (Feb)

Tue, Feb 26, 3:30-6pm
Luna Dance Institute, Berkeley
FREE

All educators and artists need a little guidance from time to time. Through Luna Dance Institute’s consultation services, Luna faculty listens to your questions, addresses your concerns, helps you develop action plans, and shares our expertise gathered over 26 years of working in the field.

In one-to-one personalized sessions, LDI faculty focuses on your concerns about dance education. No issue is too big or too small. Come to discuss anything from curriculum to your career, or receive coaching to advocate for what you need. Contact them today to sign up for FREE half-hour in-person or phone session.

Contact: 510-883-1118; pl@lunadanceinstitute.org

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Studio 210 Summer Residency Application

Residency: Mon-Fri, Jun 3-Jul 26
Performances: Fri-Sat, Jul 26–27 & Aug 2–3
Deadline: Wed, Mar 6, 11:59pm
FREE

Studio 210 is thrilled to embark on their 8th year of cultivating the work of budding Bay Area movers & makers.

Each artist in residence receives:
– One-on-one mentorship with Deborah Slater
– 84+ hours of rehearsal space in the magical Studio 210
– 2 weekends of performances & feedback forums

Applications are due Wednesday, March 6th
Send to: residency@deborahslater.org.

Queer & Trans / Black, Indigenous, & POC / Artists of all abilities are encouraged to apply.

Application: docs.google.com

Contact: residency@deborahslater.org

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Call for performers for East Bay DANCES 2019

Deadline: Sun, Feb 17, 11:59pm
Performance: Sun, Jun 2, 4pm
Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center, Laney College, Oakland

Oakland Ballet Company is seeking dance companies, individual choreographers, and dance studios to be a part of East Bay DANCES 2019.

East Bay DANCES, now in its fifth year, is a fun and exciting program celebrating the diverse dance community present in the East Bay!

Dance groups and artists from all genres of dance are encouraged to apply. Performers must reside or have a significant connection to the East Bay to be considered. Feel free to share this opportunity with fellow professional dance companies, choreographers, and dance studios with performing companies.

Applications due Sunday, February 17 by 11:59 pm.
Applications will be reviewed in late February/early March with notifications to be sent no later than April 1, 2019.

Apply Here:
http://bit.ly/EastBayDancesApplications

Performance info:
Sunday, June 2
4:00 pm
Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center
Laney College, Oakland
*Selected performers will also be required to attend a technical rehearsal on the morning or early afternoon of June 2.

Contact: Leah Curran, lcurran@oaklandballet.org, 510-893-3132

Application: http://bit.ly/EastBayDancesApplications

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Bulbfest 2019: Call for Site Specific Dance Makers

Festival: Sun, May 5
Deadline for submissions: Fri, Feb 8, 11:59 PST
Notification: late February
The Albany Bulb Landfill Art Park, Albany

BULBFEST 2019: RESILIENCE – Open Call for Dance

RESILIENCE is what people and ecosystems need to respond to challenges with strength and flexibility. RESILIENCE is what our communities demonstrate in the face of social, economic and environmental disruption. RESILIENCE is what habitats require in order to respond robustly to climate change.

Love the Bulb, a community-based arts and stewardship organization, is seeking proposals for outdoor dance projects at the Albany Bulb on the theme of resilience.

Complete info and application forms at: bulbfest.org

The 31-acre former construction debris landfill and public park on San Francisco Bay will host an open-air festival on Sunday, May 5 and an art exhibition to run from May 5 through the end of July 2019.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Hannah Young at hannahsayswhy@gmail.com

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Co-Produce with CounterPulse

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
CounterPulse, SF

The CounterPulse Co-Production program is open to all genres of performing artists, ensembles, companies, collectives, etc. looking to stage completed works as part of our Fall or Spring curated seasons. As a co-producing artist, CounterPulse partners with you by offering access to space, resources, marketing, and production support at subsidized rates to bring your work to stage.

Contact: Justin Ebrahemi, Communications Director, justin@counterpulse.org

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Call for Dancers for Upcoming Projects

Deadline to Inquire: Mon, Feb 4
Rehearsals: 2 rehearsals a week in February/March
Performances: April
War Memorial Veterans Building, SF

Jennifer Perfilio is looking for 1-3 dancers male or female for upcoming performances in April. Dancers should have extensive experience in performance, partnering, improvisation, and rehearsal process; and should be prepared to begin 2 rehearsals a week in early February. Days/times to be determined.

This is a paid project with performances at the War Memorial Building in SF and prospective performances beyond that. Send bio and links to your social media or Vimeo accounts to jennyperfilio@gmail.com
You may also include references from the dance community. You may be contacted initially for a phone or in person interview and secondarily for an in rehearsal audition.

Contact: jennyperfilio@gmail.com
Instagram and FB @ Jennifer Perfilio

CounterPulse – Development Director

CounterPulse, SF

As the CounterPulse Development Director (DD) you leverage the story of CounterPulse to the funding community. You advance the development and fundraising goals that support the mission of the organization. You’re the mastermind behind CounterPulse’s grants strategies, special event, capital campaign, and development strategies. By ensuring that CounterPulse succeeds you help make the world a more hospitable place for arts and culture.

Contact: Justin Ebrahemi, CounterPulse Communications Director

counterpulse.org

FACT/SF Co-Production Grants

Deadline: Fri, Feb 1, 11:59p PT

As part of FACT/SF ‘s new initiative, FACT/SF Fieldwork, the organization is offering 4 grants to artists and companies presenting contemporary dance in San Francisco. Grants range from $500-$1,000. All contemporary dance artists with productions in San Francisco in 2019 are invited to apply.

FACT/SF Fieldwork seeks to support the visibility, viability, and vitality of contemporary dance in the San Francisco Bay Area. FACT/SF prioritizes supporting high-quality work by queer and LGBT artists, artists of color, and woman-identified artists.

Contact: cslender@factsf.org

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