The Lighting Artists in Dance (LAD) program provides lighting designers, working with choreographers and dance companies, access to funds that will support their artistic collaborations, which culminate in the creation of dance performances taking place in the Bay Area.
Deadline for the 2018 Lighting Artists in Dance grant will be announced in Fall 2017.
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Dancers’ Group Announces 2017 Lighting Artists for Dance Grant Recipients
To commemorate a decade of supporting lighting designers, Dancers’ Group received additional support enabling them to increase the pool of funds from $12,000 to $20,000 in grants. “Over the past ten years this program has provided 72 grants totaling $128,000 to lighting designers collaborating on an amazing range of performance projects,” says Executive Director Wayne Hazzard. “Dancers’ Group is honored to add needed resources for our dynamic dance artists and designers.”
The 2017 grantees are:
Allen Willner, lighting designer for Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts
Jose Maria Francos, lighting designer for NAKA Dance Theater
Delayne Medoff, lighting designer for detour dance
Alexander V. Nichols, lighting designer for ODC
David Robertson, lighting designer for Margaret Jenkins Dance Company
Matthew Antaky, lighting designer for Amy Seiwert’s Imagery
Jim French, lighting designer for BANDALOOP
Jack Beuttler, lighting designer for punkkiCo
Heather Basarab, lighting designer for Peter & Co.