II International online dance festival | DANCE LINE 2021

You are welcome to enjoy one of the most important dance events – the II International dance festival DANCE LINE which will be organized online 16 January 2021. The festival allows to break the barriers between the countries. DANCE LINE is a great opportunity to get in touch with different cultures and get to know […]

Got Space? Launching A New Online Directory of Performing Arts Spaces

HAVE SPACE? NEED SPACE? Starting November 15, the Bay Area Performing Arts Spaces (BAPAS) online resource holds the keys to hundreds of venues throughout the Bay Area. The BAPAS website is a free, comprehensive database allowing artists to search for rehearsal, performance, and multipurpose spaces for dance and theater. The new online directory includes suitable […]

Scholarship for Performing Arts Online Courses

If any of you are just looking for online education for summer, then you have a great opportunity to get an ArtUniverse Scholarship to study on 3-Month Distance Learning Courses at NIPAI (https://www.nipai.org/online-courses). ArtUniverse provides partial scholarships to support performers and creators in these difficult times, because now online education is the safest and the […]

When Salsa Swipes Right on Somatics, There is a Match

Photo by David Poertner What if the digital space could be a reprieve, an alternate reality for postcolonial dance research? Perhaps now, working outside of institutional demands, brown perspectives can be rearticulated. What follows is a conversation between two Latinx dancers and educators. They are recent graduates from the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing […]

Philanthropy Future/Present

Ten years from now: these things I know. New program officers will think they are smarter and funnier than their predecessors. Foundations will have undergone (at least once) strategic planning and establish new priorities and initiatives regardless of what the field of dance actually needs. Nomenclature will evolve. Theories of change are already morphing into […]

A Virtual Concept: Taking a New Look at Technology and Networking in Artist Residencies

CounterPULSE wanted to try something new with Performing Diaspora to better support work from artists, document the process of production and to interact with audiences. We created a virtual artist residency, like none other we have seen before, thus expanding the organization’s breadth and depth online so that the artistic work, performances and discussions can […]

In The Know: Gaining Confidence with Arts Advocacy

As I sat in the back of an almost-full Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Novellus Theater for the SF Mayoral Arts Forum this past August, I felt a palpable energy and camaraderie. It felt good to be among many artists and art enthusiasts, all of us coming together to be part of the larger […]

Online Salsa for Kids w/ Ava Apple

Friday’s at 3pm PST – Join professional dancer Ava Apple for a FREE 30 MINUTE SALSA & Latin Dance class for the kiddos! Class is FREE, donations appreciated but not required. WE WILL be streaming LIVE every Friday at 3pm (Zoom &/or facebook) PLEASE log on 5 min. before class so we can start/end on […]

23rd Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Online

Micaya is pleased to present the 23rd Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Online. This year’s festival will feature pre-recorded performances by six dance companies from around the globe. Audiences will be able to attend an in-person Watch Party at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater or tune into the show from home. For […]

23rd Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Online

Micaya is pleased to present the 23rd Annual San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest Online. This year’s festival will feature pre-recorded performances by six dance companies from around the globe. Audiences will be able to attend an in-person Watch Party at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater or tune into the show from home. For […]