Opportunities

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...

Opportunities: Festival Escrita na Paisagem: Summer School 2010 (Portugal)

Festival Escrita na Paisagem: Summer School 2010 – open calls Since 2008, the Festival Escrita na Paisagem chooses August as the month dedicated to the Summer School, providing young artist and arts students with the opportunity to learn with acknowledged international theater and performance artists. For its 3rd edition, the Summer School 2010 widens its scope and offer. For the first time this project will host a guest artist, Vera Mantero; conferences, debates, and an exhibition about her work will be presented. In addition the artist will perform two of her creations – Olympia and a mysterious Thing said e.e. cummings – which are particularly suitable to the Festival’s main theme, re:play. Following the scheme of the previous editions, but in a broader format, Summer School will offer ...

Opportunities: Residency Unlimited Website

Residency Unlimited (From their website) Residency Unlimited is a not-for-profit organization that fosters dynamic artist residency initiatives through the principle of collaboration. By partnering with other organizations in New York and beyond, this collaborative strategy is mutually beneficial and maximizes the success of the individual residency experience. Through the pooling of resources, artists benefit from our combined logistical and network opportunities. While we place artists and their creative process at the core of our mission, Residency Unlimited offers a de-centralized model that re-evaluates the notion and purpose of artist residencies today. Our current initiatives include: * Creating and curating residency initiatives of various forms * Providing in-depth, customized sup...

Opportunities: P4M.Performance.Video.Festival

P4M.Performance.Video.Festival (Submission Deadline May 9, 2010) Call for entries for  the the first annual P4M online video festival. Contemporary Performance will host an online video festival of performance works and excerpts June 14 – July 2, 2010 here on ContemporaryPerformance.com. Please submit your video URLs and information below. We are open to any type of video (rehearsal, process, performance documentation, lectures, made for video, dance on camera, video art, vj, etc…). No limit on length. Contemporary Performance will then curate a three week festival of the most exciting and unique videos we receive. We look forward to your video submissions. SUBMISSION DEADLINE MAY 9, 2010