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Opportunities: Call for Creatives-in-Residence (Boston, MA, USA) Deadline – May 3, 2020

Castle of our Skins (COOS), a Boston-based non-profit dedicated to celebrating Black artistry through music, is seeking a Creative-in-Residence for its 2020 – 2021 season.

SLC Performance Lab Podcast Ep. 01.05 with Doug Wright

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. Our fifth episode features composer and singer Doug Wright interviewed by Rebecca Geminn and Kyrie Ellison. Doug Wright (Playwright) earned the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for his play I Am My Own Wife. Other Broadway works include War Paint, Grey Gardens (Tony nomination), The Little Mermaid and Hands on a Hardbody. Film credits include Quills, based on his Obie Award-winning play and nominated for three Academy Awards.

Free Online Streaming The Rest I Make Up – A Film About Maria Irene Fornes (Closes March 30, 2020)

Director Michelle Memran has made her film THE REST I MAKE UP - A FILM ABOUT MARIA IRENE FORNES public and free to view until the end of March.

Opportunities: Call for Applications – SOLOCOREOGRAFICO Solo Dance Festival USA edition 2020 (Quartz Mountain, OK) Deadline – 26th of April 2020

The first U.S. edition of “SOLOCOREOGRAFICO Solo Dance Festival” will take place this Summer 2020, between the 30th of July and the 1st of August, in collaboration with Oklahoma International Dance Festival, at Quartz Mountain Resort Arts and Conference Center, Lone Wolf, Oklahoma.

Download The Contemporary Performance Almanac 2020

We have launched the 6th annual edition of the Contemporary Performance Almanac. We hope that this Almanac—as an extension of the Network—can aid discovery, spark curiosity, and facilitate exchange.  The Contemporary Performance Network is a social network and community organizing platform providing artists, presenters, scholars and festivals a space to meet, share work, and collaborate. The term contemporary performance is used to describe hybrid performance works and artists that travel between the fields of experimental theatre & dance, video art, visual art, music composition and performance art without adhering to one specific field’s practice. The Network was founded in 2010 and has grown to 7600 artists, presenters, curators, foundations, scholars and publishers from 85 countrie...

Opportunities: Open Call – International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival, The Wonders of Possible, Kyber Theatre (Cagliari, Italy)

In November 2020, Kyber Theatre organizes in Cagliari (Italy) the 7th Edition of the International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival called “The Wonders of Possible”.

SLC Performance Lab Podcast Ep. 01.04 with Kamala Sankaram

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.Our Fourth episode features composer and singer Kamala Sankaram

Opportunities: Fellowship Halcyon Arts Lab (Washington, DC) Deadline – April 08, 2020 at 5 PM EST

At the intersection of art and social change, this five-month residential fellowship is designed to provide support and resources to emerging artists working on projects which address issues of social justice, civic engagement, and community building. Arts Lab fellows strive to expand their practices and grow as leaders in their respective fields.

Opportunities: Festival (Rematia Theatre, Athens, Greece) Deadline – 03.04.2020

Our Festival’s coordinating team invites all artists from all different art spectrums to submit proposals regarding their participation to Our Festival 6, which will take place in September 2020 in Chalandri Athens at Rematia Theater.

SLC Performance Lab Podcast Ep. 01.03 with Tom Lee

Produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program 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.Our second episode features Puppeteer, Designer, and Teacher, Tom Lee

Opportunities: Alphabet et Ultra 020 – Audition Notice (BO, Italy) Deadline – March 1, 2020

Alphabet et Ultra is a project of Nanou Associazione Culturale with the contribution of: Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna, Comune di Ravenna in collaboration and with the support of: Ravenna Festival e E production.

Opportunities: Open Call – Watermill Center Artist Residency Program – Deadline April 2, 2020

Applications for the 2021 Artist Residency Program are open from January 6, 2020 through April 3, 2020. The Watermill Center’s Artist Residency Program began in 2006, when The Center officially opened as a year-round facility. Each year collectives and individuals take up residence at The Center to live and develop works that critically investigate, challenge and extend the existing norms of artistic practice. The Artist Residency Program is process-based, without the expectation or promise of a final exhibition of the work. Watermill provides artists with time and space to focus on developing their practice in a communal environment that encourages experimentation. Artists-in-Residence share their creative process with the community through open rehearsals, workshops and artist talks. Art...