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Podcast: Episode 01.12 SLC Performance Lab With Leigh Silverman

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. Leigh Silverman was interviewed by Kyrie Ellison(SLC 21) and Anne Karyna Bakan (SLC 20) on Zoom. SLC Performance Lab · Episode 01.12 SLC Performance Lab With Leigh Silverman Leigh Silverman – Broadway: Violet (Tony nomination); Chinglish; Well. Off-Broadway: American Hero (2ST); Kung Fu (Signature Theatre); The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence (Playwrights Horizons); The Call (Playwrights Horizons); The Madrid (MTC); Golden Child (Signature Theatre); No Place to Go (...

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...

Opportunities: 2 Year MFA in Theatre – Sarah Lawrence College (New York)

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. Under 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.

Opportunities: Online Course “Performing the Memory” (online) Deadline – October 2nd, 2020

This practice-based online course focuses on the concept of memory as immediate inspiration and tool for creating performance art. Through joint analysis of historic and contemporary examples by artists such as Franko B., La Pocha Nostra, Kimsooja, Preach R Sun, Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow, or Miao Jiaxin, participants will approach different forms of memory such as personal vs. collective, and the discourses connected with them: from emotion such as love and loss, to issues of identity, gender, and race, or experiences of migration, displacement, and diaspora.

Opportunities: the Incurable Caravan’s Online Car Show (Online) Deadline – December 1st, 2020

Opportunity: the Incurable Caravan’s Online Car Show Where: Online (Virginia, USA-based) When: May 2020 Deadline: December 1st, 2020 Online Application: https://forms.gle/bGsT6VohLXpGiANb7 Fee to Participate or Apply: 0 Description Of Opportunity: About The Incurable Caravan’s Online Car Show is an indefinite online exhibit. All works accepted should expect to be a single element on a larger, scrolling page. The Car Show seeks to intersect traditional, popular, experimental, and outsider styles with an enthusiasm towards all approaches to art-making. We welcome all interpretations of media and automotive transportation. Guidelines Works submitted should include, allude to, or represent some elements of a car (doors, windows, wheels, engines, memories, etc.), but how you choose to pre...

Opportunities: Arthouse Jersey Virtual Retreat 2020 (Online) Deadline – 12th October 2020

Opportunity: Arthouse Jersey Virtual Retreat 2020 Where: Online When: 17th – 21st November 2020 Deadline: 12th October Online Application: Fee to Participate or Apply: free Description Of Opportunity:| Arthouse Jersey Virtual Retreat 2020 17th November 2020 – 21st November 2020 Digitally connecting artists from across the world Calling all Artists! Theatre-Makers. Dancers. Filmmakers. Writers. Visual Artists. Musicians. Designers. Story-Tellers… ArtHouse Jersey is seeking established and emerging artists from all backgrounds and practices to apply for an inspiring 5 days of creative workshops facilitated remotely by Sue Hill (Wildworks, Eden Project). This new virtual retreat will support artists to re-engage with their practice and explore new approaches to making work, ...

Opportunities: Online Course “Performing for the Camera” (online) Deadline – October 2nd, 2020

"Performance for Camera" course is designed to support the creative and intellectual growth of students. We will examine works by cutting-edge artists and consider the conceptual and technical aspects of new media and performance artwork.

Opportunities: Open Call For Women Artists (Berlin, Germany) Deadline – 23.09.2021

Opportunity: Open Call For Women Artists Where: Berlin, Germany When: 2020- Deadline: 23.09.2021 Online Application: spacesoundground@gmail.com Fee to Participate or Apply: none Description Of Opportunity: I would like to initiate a multidisciplinary performative art collective of Women who have Endometriosis. Goals are: Empowerment, collective support, creating artistic projects and spreading awareness of the impact this condition has on Women’ s lives. The projects created should not all necessarily pertain just to the topic of endometriosis or all aim at performative actions. The main starting point is creating a specific context, a safe space many Women artists would like to experience. If you relate or know Women who could potentially be interested, please forward this call for ...