Opportunities

Opportunities: Audition in NYC

AUDITION Performers and Dancers PS.122 in collaboration with Columbia University are presenting Davis Freeman’s critically acclaimed work Too Shy to Stare as part of PS.122’s COIL Festival January 4-15, 2012. PS122 is looking for actor’s, dancers or physical performers, with different body types, who have a strong physical presence and ability. Age range 22-45yrs. Performers MUST be available to rehearse part- time between July 7th- 23rd 2011, and available to perform in the COIL Festival between January 4-15, 2012 (various performance times, and the show will be double cast). A small stipend will be paid to performers. Auditions will be held at PS.122 on July 6th at 11am, 12pm and 1pm. Auditions will run for 45 minutes. For further information and to register please email Karen: internati...

Opportunities: Medea Electronique’s Koumaria 2011 Open Call (Greece)

Koumaria 2011 Open Call (Sept. 29th 2011- Oct 09th 2011) By artist collective Medea Electronique Deadline June 25th 2011 Medea Electronique invites six artists from the fields of new media (musicians, dancers-performers, video artists, photographers, etc.) to participate in a 10-day residency in Greece to create a collective work that will be performed in Athens Greece. Medea Electronique will consider both the quality of the submitted work, and evidence of the willingness to both cooperate across art-forms, and contribute to the collective project. Residency Since 2009 the artist collective Medea Electronique has organized annually a 10-day experimental artist residency, Koumaria, near Sparta in Greece, focusing on improvisation and new media practices.  Avant-garde artists from all over ...

Opportunities: Call For Applications – GVA Sessions 2011 Dialog: Sound and Movement July 16th – 23rd 2011

GVA Sessions 2011 Dialog: Sound and Movement July 16th – 23rd 2011 GVA Sessions is an interdisciplinary research and international exchange platform organized by the Gilles Jobin Company, geared to respond to the ever changing artistic environment of the performing arts, primarily contemporary dance, music and related creative technologies. The GVA Sessions 2011 we will be focusing on exploring one of the longest established collaborative partnerships in the performing arts: that between choreographer and composer, choreography and music. This year, it will offer a mixed format providing a collaborative space for different types and levels of knowledge, artists research and production. Since 2007, the GVA Sessions have led knowledge exchange gatherings inviting international creative...

Opportunities: Open Applications For The Fall 2011 / Spring 2012 Residency Program at Robert Wilsonʼs Watermill Center (USA)

Who: The Watermill Center What: Fall 2011 / Spring 2012 Watermill Residency Program at Robert Wilsonʼs Watermill Center accepting applications now from multi-disciplinary international, emerging artists Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Where: The Watermill Center; 39 Watermill Towd Road, Water Mill, NY 11976 Online Application: http://www.watermillcenter.slideroom.com The Watermill Center is currently accepting applications from individual artists and collectives for its international Fall 2011 / Spring 2012 Residency Program. The program invites artists of all disciplines to take up residence at The Watermill Center to create collaborative works that critically investigate, challenge, and extend the existing norms of performance practice. The Watermill Center has forged partner...

Opportunities: La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy

Join La Mama for these experiential workshops for professional directors, playwrights and actors at La MaMa Umbria International in Spoleto, Italy during 4 Programs this summer. Erik Ehn presents his workshop on Spatial Writing at the 5th Annual La MaMa International Playwright Retreat, July 3 – 13, 2011 at La MaMa Umbria is Spoleto, Italy. Please visit the website http://lamama.org/programs/la-mama-umbria-international/playwrightretreat/ for Application Form and more information. The 12 Annual La MaMa International Symposium for Directors takes place from July 15 – August 15, 2011 at La MaMa Umbria. There will be 2 two-week sessions, featuring teaching artists  Ping Chong, Ruth Maleczech, Dijana Milosevic, Luca Ronconi, Hjalmar-Jorge Joffre-Eichorn, Baba Israel, JoAnne Akalaitis, Dorcy Ru...

Opportunities: EMPAC Accepting Proposals for The DANCE MOViES Commission Program

EMPAC is now accepting proposals for the next round of its successful DANCE MOViES Commission program. Selected artists receive awards ranging up to $40,000, and can also apply to create their works in conjunction with the Artist-in-Residence program at EMPAC. Works commissioned may take advantage of EMPAC’s infrastructure and technology, such as computer-controlled rigging, flexible black-box studios, and post-production engineering for audio and video. Online registration opens on March 15, 2011, with a final submission deadline of April 18, 2011. As the first major US-based commissioning program available to dance-film artists in the North and South America, the DANCE MOViES Commission represents an important opportunity for those working at the intersection of the moving body and the m...

Oportunities: International Call For Proposals – Low Lives 3

LOW LIVES 3 INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS Convocatoria en Español: https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=142958439102121&ref=ts Deadline: March 20, 2011 About Low Lives: Now entering its third year, Low Lives is an international exhibition of live performance-based works transmitted via the internet and projected in real time at multiple venues throughout the U.S. and around the world. Low Lives examines works that critically investigate, challenge, and extend the potential of performance practice presented live through online broadcasting networks. These networks provide a new alternative and efficient medium for presenting, viewing, and archiving performances. Low Lives is not simply about the presentation of performative gestures at a particular place and time but also about th...

Opportunities: The Watermill Center (USA) Is Accepting Applications for The 2011 International Summer Program

The Watermill Center: Accepting Applications for The 2011 International Summer Program Application deadline: March 31, 2011 www.watermillcenter.org     The Watermill Center is currently looking for artists of all disciplines between the ages of 18 and 40 to apply for The 2011 International Summer Program running from July 18 – August 21, 2011. The program is looking for emerging and mid‐career artists including architects, visual artists, directors, actors, dancers, choreographers, costume/scenic/lighting designers, performance artists, graphic designers, archivists, landscape artists, dramaturgs, and writers. To read more about the application guidelines and apply online please visit: http://watermillcenter.org/programs/apply About the International Summer Program For the past 1...

Opportunities: The Orchard Project Residency (New York State)

The Orchard Project provides the theatre community with a much needed resource and development center – a space for company sponsored artists to experiment and explore new ideas, as well as collaborate with other theatre companies. Participants range from emerging “on-the-cusp” companies to established leaders and may return year after year or as one-time residents. WHAT IT IS: The Exchange produces The Orchard Project, an extensive company and artist development program unrivalled by any other company in the country. At The Orchard Project, the most innovative companies and artists outside of The Exchange are invited to retreat at our space in the Catskills in order to develop their next great work. Over the past four years, 30 American and international companies have developed wor...

Opportunities: Columbia University School of the Arts’ Arts Collaboration Lab (NYC)

Columbia University School of the Arts premiers the Arts Collaboration Lab this summer. Collaborate with artists from across disciplines – theatre, film, performance and visual arts, writing, and music – in a unique new laboratory environment. The Arts Collaboration Lab is a pioneering, intensive summer workshop where artists and arts students from across disciplines work together to study collaborative techniques, to develop new projects, and to share ideas. Under the mentorship of internationally acclaimed professional artists and faculty members from Columbia University School of the Arts, the Collaboration Lab is a testing ground for artistic collaboration, where students expand and deepen their understanding of their own practice by working in partnership with artists from other genre...

Opportunities: The Festival Belluard Bollwerk – call for proposals/ Appel à la création/ Ausschreibung 2011: HOPE

The Festival Belluard Bollwerk International and the Migros Culture Percentage are looking for artistic projects that are dealing with hope. At the beginning of the second decade of the 21st century hope seems to occupy centre stage on the political and cultural scene. Though a lot of the time no more than a rhetoric strategy to get people in line on issues like ecological doom, global confusion or political terror, a contemporary understanding of hope might prove to be a useful strategy in constructing a different perspective on our social and artistic attitudes. Hope in this age is no longer projected upon a distant utopia, a far-away future. We no longer believe in the big ideologies, since we seem to have been sucked up head-over-heels by the all-encompassing musings of capitalism. Ins...

Opportunities: Festival Escrita na Paisagem Call For Video Works (Portugal)

Festival Escrita na Paisagem is looking for works to be presented at its Video-Performance Showroom, which will take place between the 20th and the 23rd September, in Évora, Portugal. Centered on the notion of documentation, this Mostra de Vídeo-Performance (Video-Performance Showroom) tries to address all those three realms in a competition and a thematic show. The Convento dos Remédios, with its Páteo das Romãs and warm nights, will be the main venue of the Show. Other spaces in the city of Évora will serve as venues for the Show, where special sessions, opened to the public (free entrance), will take place. How to participate 1 ¬ Send your work in DVD format, with a brief description, credits, and bio. 2 ¬ Each video should have identified its author and the section which it should inte...