Opportunities

Opportunities: Online course Opportunity: Online course “New Technologies for Performance Art” (online) Deadline – November 29th, 2020

Opportunity: Online course “New Technologies for Performance Art” Where: online When: November 30-December 21st, 2020; Mondays, 6-8pm CET Deadline: November 29th, 2020 Online Application: Enroll online at: https://ecc-performanceart.eu/newtechnologiesforperformanceart Fee to Participate or Apply: EUR 175 Description Of Opportunity: “New Technologies for Performance Art” – Online Course at ECC Performance Art With Francesca Albrezzi This course is devoted to one of the most pertinent cultural trends of the present – immersion and its technologies – and its impact on the creation, reception, exhibition, and collection of performance art. Students are introduced to new immersive technologies available to performance artists, curators, and scholars, such as virtual reality, a...

Opportunities: Oper Call, Videodance Festival (Theatre or City Park in Cagliari, Italy) Deadline – 30/11/2020

Opportunity: Oper Call, Videodance Festival Where: Theatre or City Park in Cagliari, Italy When: December 2020 or september 2021 Deadline: 30/11/2020 Online Application: Fee to Participate or Apply: NO fee Description Of Opportunity: Call for entries 2020 REPRISE Welcome to the second part of the 8th edition of Breaking 8- International Festival of Videodance. The selected works will be screened in december 2020 (dates still to confirm) or during the international contemporary dance festival FIND 39- Festival Internazionale Nuova Danza 2021, in Cagliari, Italy. A restricted selection might be proposed, prior notification to the authors, to our international partner videodance festivals and presented in further cultural events organized by Breaking 8.  Breaking8 does not include a comp...

Opportunities: MDOCS Storytellers; Institute Visiting Fellows Deadline – December 5th

Opportunity: MDOCS Storytellers’ Institute Visiting Fellows Where: Saratoga Springs or Virtual- Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the 2021 Storytellers’ Institute may happen virtually. If you choose to apply, please be prepared for either a virtual or in-person Institute experience. When: June 1st- July 2nd 2021. Deadline: December 5th Online Application: http://mdocs.skidmore.edu/storytellers/storytellers-institute/visitingfellowsapplication/ Fee to Participate or Apply: yes Description Of Opportunity: Calling all Artists, Storytellers’ and Documentarians working in Creative Non-Fiction mediums.  Applications to be a Visiting Fellow in the 2021 MDOCS Storytellers’ Institute are now open!!!   Who *Non-fiction-based artists working in any and all mediums (performance, theat...

Opportunities: The Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Application Deadline Extended to 1 February 2021 (Worldwide) Deadline – 1 February 2021

The Kurt Weill Foundation Grant Program awards financial support worldwide to not-for-profit organizations for performances of musical works by Kurt Weill and Marc Blitzstein, to individuals and not-for-profit organizations for scholarly research pertaining to Kurt Weill, Lotte Lenya, and Marc Blitzstein, and to not-for-profit organizations for relevant educational or scholarly initiatives. Grant proposals in support of performances of authorized versions of works will be accepted for the 2021 grant cycle (for performances occurring between 1 January 2021 and 1 July 2022). Next application deadline: 1 February 2021.

Podcast: Episode 02.01 SLC Performance Lab With Maiko Kikuchi

Welcome to the 2nd Season of the SLC Performance Lab Podcast. Produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program, the SLC Performance Lab interviews visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program's Grad Lab, one of the core classes of the program where grads work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces monthly. Maiko Kikuchi is a multidisciplinary artist working in illustration, painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, animation and puppetry/ performance.

Interdisciplinary, Collaborative, Expansive, and Rigorous – 2 Year MFA – Theater and Performance (New York) Deadline: January 1, 2021

Interdisciplinary, Collaborative, Expansive, and Rigorous – 2 Year MFA in Theater and Performance (New York)Deadline: January 1, 2021Apply to the Theatre graduate program today» The Master of Fine Arts in Theatre at Sarah Lawrence College supports students through research and practice to develop their unique artistic voice and robust creative practice to engage with the contemporary field. With the guidance of faculty and thesis advisors who are working artists, curators, and organizers, the program offers an advanced study of theatre and performance that is interdisciplinary, collaborative, expansive, and rigorous. More Information:Website –>Instagram–>Facebook–>Season Website–> We encourage students to bring their own histories, experiences, and stories into the ecosystem of the p...

Podcast: Episode 01.13 SLC Performance Lab With Beth Pickens

Produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program, the SLC Performance Lab interviews visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program’s Grad Lab, one of the core classes of the program where grads work with guest artists and develop group generated performance pieces monthly. Beth Pickens was interviewed by Kyrie Ellison(SLC 21) on Zoom.

Opportunities: OPEN CALL 2021 | Annual Grant | Residency Program ZARATAN AIR (Zaratan – Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal) Deadline – 15/11/2020

Opportunity: OPEN CALL 2021 | Annual Grant | Residency Program ZARATAN AIR Where: Zaratan – Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal When: 2021 Deadline: 15/11/2020 Online Application: https://zaratan.pt//en/event/465 Fee to Participate or Apply: Free Description Of Opportunity: OPEN CALL 2021 | Annual Grant Residency Program ZARATAN AIR DEADLINE | From 15th October to 15th November, 2020 (24H00) ELIGIBILITY | Emerging and professional artists, performers, musicians, curators, writers and other cultural agents are eligible to apply. The residency program is designed for international artists – or national artists residing abroad – for the development of artistic projects, individual or collective. Zaratan defends a multidisciplinary and experimental a...

DIY Digital Performance Kit

Are you making digital performance? We have put together a list of helpful tech. (these are linked to Amazon, but you can find them in many online stores). 1. Web Cam – ( you don’t need one if you have a built-in camera on your computer, but it can be helpful to put an external webcam at a higher level for better angles for performance and don’t want to put your computer at risk of falling to the ground) https://amzn.to/3mhiKJJ 2. Ring Light – (helpful for filling in face evenly. we prefer the RGB LED kind so we can also work with color) https://amzn.to/3m9eFYf 3. Bluetooth mic – (These are helpful if you are performing further than a few feet from the webcam. Check your webcam before you buy, because some webcams get good audio from even 10 feet awa...

Opportunities: Open Call | Latinoamérica Extendida: Europa (Europe and online) Deadline – 18 October 2020

As part of the encuentro CONTINUO LATIDO AMERICANO DE PERFORMANCE 2020, Latinoamérica Extendida: Europa (Latin America Extended: Europe) invites Latin American artists living in Europe to propose works in the following formats: video-performance, video documentation of a performance, photo-performance

Opportunities: Choreographic Convention V: Movement Research, Sofia (Goethe Institut-Bulgaria / Online) Deadline – None

Opportunity: Choreographic Convention V: Movement Research, Sofia Where: Goethe Institut-Bulgaria / Online When: 10th and 11th of October 2020 Deadline: None Online Application: None Fee to Participate or Apply: None Description Of Opportunity: Choreographic Convention V: Movement Research, Sofia October 10 – 11, 2020 at 11 AM – 5 PM UTC+03 As a part of the “Choreographic Convention” Programme of the project “Life Long Burning – Towards a Sustainable Ecosystem of Contemporary Dance in Europe”  Curated by Iva Sveshtarova, Angelina Georgieva, Willy Prager, Stephan A. Shtereff Ever since its introduction into dance-making by the pioneers of modern dance, and especially since experimental dance collectives turned improvisation into an artistic practice in the United States in the 1970’s, movem...

Opportunities: Call for Submissions Ensemble Ouvert (Worldwide/Canada) Deadline – Rolling deadline

Opportunity: Call for submissions Ensemble Ouvert Where: Worldwide, based in Canada When: Rolling admissions Deadline: Rolling deadline Online Application: https://www.ensembleouvert.com/participer–participate.html Fee to Participate or Apply: No fee Description Of Opportunity: In 2011, Silvy Panet-Raymond launched The Missing Link Project in Berlin. Since then other versions have taken shape: Paris, 2014 and Rennes (France) 2018. Ensemble Ouvert (loosely translated as open / together or open-ended set) is a project that is created with contributions by over 100 artists from around the world. By engaging in the Ensemble Ouvert project, artists provide dynamic opportunities for their work and the work of others to generate new perspectives beyond the usual models of collaboration, exc...