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In Dance: Winter 2024 issue

Cover for Winter 2024 issue of In Dance

Guest Editor Rowena Richie writes “This issue of In Dance is dedicated to care. To unpacking what our art form and our community are experiencing and exploring when it comes to practicing and performing care. How have our views of care and safety evolved in recent years?”

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Community

 

Chitresh Das Dance takes Invoking the River on 3 City Tour of India

The tour has deep personal implications for Moraga and all the dancers as this is the first time the company is touring to India since the passing of Guru Pandit Chitresh Das, who was born and raised in Kolkata, India. Read more…

 

Brenda Way to be inducted into the California Hall of Fame

An induction ceremony will be held in February, followed by the opening of the 17th class artifact exhibit, and this event will be livestreamed. Details will be posted in the coming weeks. Read more…

 

Rainin Foundation Awards $810,000 In Arts Grants

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation awarded $810,000 to 32 small and mid-size arts organizationsthrough the New and Experimental Works (NEW) Program. Funded projects uplift underrepresented voices, offer spaces for healing and ritual and challenge assumptions around disability justice, climate change and equitable art making. This grant cycle marked the first time using the Common Application for the Arts and a review panel selection process. Read more…

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Upcoming Deadlines

For more opportunities, visit our Grants, Residencies & Opportunities Calendar

 

New England Foundation for the Arts: National Dance Project Production Grant

Awarded to 20 dance projects annually through a competitive two-stage application process. Artists/choreographers and/or companies apply to receive a package of support that includes:

  • $45,000 for the creation of a new dance project
  • $10,000 in general operating support for the artist/company
  • $10,000 for production residency and/or community engagement plans
  • $35,000 to support a U.S. tour of the work

Due Fri, Mar 1 at 8:59pm. Read more…

 

Pina Bausch Fellowship

Aims at enabling further artistic and personal development of the applicants. Applicants apply with a self-selected cooperating partner whose artistic work they are interested in or with whom they would like to work. The fellowships must take place between Sep 1, 2024 and Aug 31, 2025. Artists can apply for a full-time fellowship (21 hours or more per week) or a part-time format (20 hours or less per week). Travel expenses will be paid in addition to the monthly grant. Travel expenses should cover travel to and from the fellowship location, and two visits to Wuppertal (introduction week + final week). Due Fri, Mar 15 at 2:59pm. Read more…

 

 

Headlands Center for the Arts: Bay Area Fellowship

Engages each artist as a collaborator in designing and producing their own Fellowship, bringing them into the Headlands community as thought partners while developing an experience tailored to their specific needs. Fellowships are intended to last three years and will be planned in close collaboration with participants on annual timelines. The program is open to artists and writers working in any discipline. Applicants should be residents of the Bay Area. In addition to providing access as needed to Headlands resources such as studios, meeting spaces, and staff expertise, support includes an annual stipend of $20,000, a health insurance allowance, production budget, and access to resources to support additional needs such as professional development, travel, or other needs. Due Fri, Mar 15. Read more…

 

 

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation: USArtists International

Supports in-person and virtual performances by American artists at engagements at international festivals and global presenting arts marketplaces outside of the United States. The program funds individuals and ensembles across all performing arts practices and disciplines. Grants provide up to $15,000 toward eligible travel expenses. For projects taking place between July 1, 2024 and June 30, 2025. Due Wed, Mar 27 at 8:59pm. Read more…

Virtual Drop-In Sessions (No registration required)

  • Wed, Feb 28, 2024 at 10am-11:30pm
  • Tue, Mar 19, 2024 at 10am-11:30pm
  • Thu, Mar 21, 2024 at 7:30-9am

Webinars

  • USArtists International Webinar: Am I eligible?- Wed, Jan 31 at 10:30am
  • USArtists International Webinar: Application Tips and Pointers-Wed, Feb 14 at 10:30am

 

Sebastian Le and SanSan Kwan of Lenora Lee Dance
Feb 2024

Casting a Lens on Communities for 15 Years: Lenora Lee Dance

by Heather Desaulniers
Black and white photo of dancer thrusting torso/presence forward.
Feb 2024

Space to Speak

by Zackary Forcum

UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb 24

Fanny Ara reflects on the journey of Lilith, a female symbol of independence, freedom and control over destiny through experimental and improvisational flamenco dance. Does liberation have a price? Are we the prisoner of our freedom? In Lilith, Ara exposes the weight of chains she once had to carry, self-inflicted as well as imposed by the expectations of others. She takes us through the mesmerizing journey of her fight towards growth, acceptance, and liberation. Ara reaches a point of maturity, embodying strength and courage that came from years of experiences and assumed choices. Funded by Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana/ Alliance Francaise

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Feb 24

Celebrating 19 years of presenting the festival in the Bay Area – highlighting award-winning choreographers and companies – highlighting unique and dynamic performances! New Works/New Voices featuring the works of: Gabriele Christian | Coral & Jetta Martin | Justin Sharlman w/ Shawn Hawkins | Natalya Shoaf  | Dazaun Soleyn w/Algin Sterling | Krystal Bates & Haseem Bivins (Sat), Marianna Hester, Ebonie Barnett, ArVejon Jones - OSA (Sat) | Ashley Gayle (Sun) | Jamie Wright (Sun) BCF is a great way to celebrate Black History Month – African American heritage and culture.

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Feb 24

Join us for a new series of works performed by High Release, a Palo Alto based dance company. This show features a variety of contemporary and modern dance pieces, including improve and videography. Since High Release is a collaborative, each dance is choreographed by a different member, bringing their own unique flair to each piece. Come support your local modern dance cooperative and see how much talent can be found in our little corner of the Bay!

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Feb 24

Celebrating our vibrant community of movers and makers, our annual dance concert features new works by UC Berkeley faculty members Lisa Wymore and Iu-Hui Chua, guest artist Sila Poe Charukesnant, and talented student choreographers. Ranging from dynamic group performances to intimate solo acts, this year's Pop-Up Dance Exchange offers an embracing space for explorations across styles, cultures, and genres. Join us for this exciting array of ideas in motion!

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Feb 25

Celebrating our vibrant community of movers and makers, our annual dance concert features new works by UC Berkeley faculty members Lisa Wymore and Iu-Hui Chua, guest artist Sila Poe Charukesnant, and talented student choreographers. Ranging from dynamic group performances to intimate solo acts, this year's Pop-Up Dance Exchange offers an embracing space for explorations across styles, cultures, and genres. Join us for this exciting array of ideas in motion!

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Feb 25

Fanny Ara reflects on the journey of Lilith, a female symbol of independence, freedom and control over destiny through experimental and improvisational flamenco dance. Does liberation have a price? Are we the prisoner of our freedom? In Lilith, Ara exposes the weight of chains she once had to carry, self-inflicted as well as imposed by the expectations of others. She takes us through the mesmerizing journey of her fight towards growth, acceptance, and liberation. Ara reaches a point of maturity, embodying strength and courage that came from years of experiences and assumed choices. Funded by Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana/ Alliance Francaise

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