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Interdisciplinary, Collaborative, Expansive, Rigorous – 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.

Online Panel Discussion – Emphasize Empathy – Friday, November 19, 7-9am EST & 9-11pm KST (La Mama CULTUREHUB) Free

CULTUREHUBA global art & technology community founded by SeoulArts & La MaMa.PANEL DISCUSSIONEmphasize EmpathyFriday, November 197-9am EST & 9-11pm KSTOnlineFreeREGISTER ➔Are you a student, a teacher or an artist and you want to know how empathy can impact your study, work, or creative process? If you missed the last Emphasize Empathy’s workshop, this is the perfect time to register for the final panel discussion of Emphasize Empathy! Panel members will discuss what empathy in education and the creative industries means and will develop a call to action for safe and inclusive creative and educational spaces. Thematic topics will include: “Challenges to empathy and structural constraints,” “Storytelling as a way to amplify empathy,” “Strategies for re-centering...

Opportunities: Guerilla Underground Call for Videos (Virtual/Online) Deadline – 12/5/2021

Opportunity: Guerilla Underground Call for Videos Where: Virtual/Online When: 1/14/2022 Deadline: 12/5/2021 Online Application: https://filmfreeway.com/GuerillaUndergroundCallForVideos Fee to Participate or Apply: 25 Description Of Opportunity: We want to feature other members of our community who investigate and explore themes that are “operatic”! We are looking for submissions featuring: Musical compositions from 1975 or later, and that feature artists and creators that identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, disabled, or other underrepresented groups. Acceptable entries include: ● HD Multi-Camera Recordings of live performances; ● Works interpreted through the cinematic mediums of film, video, animation or any combination thereof; ● Visual albums (songs on an album accompanied by a series of ...

Opportunities: Online Workshop "New Technologies for Performance Art" (online) Deadline – November 29, 2021

Opportunity: Online Workshop “New Technologies for Performance Art” Where: online When: November 30-December 21, Tuesdays 6-8pm CET Deadline: November 29, 2021 Online Application: https://ecc-performanceart.eu/newtechnologiespart2 Fee to Participate or Apply: EUR 175 Description Of Opportunity: This online workshop is devoted to new technologies available to performance artists. Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), 360 photo and video capture drastically alter the field of performance art and put central aspects of performative practice up for renegotiation. Participants will acquire hands-on experience with immersive tools that produce Extended Reality (XR) experiences. Among others, they will learn how to use and build Virtual Reality environments with web-based plat...

Opportunities: Online Course "Rules of the Game: An Introduction to Task-based Performance Art" (online) Deadline – November 27, 2021

The French conceptual artist Sophie Calle, whose projects are often led by her ‘rules of the game’ (a set of predetermined instructions), suggests that abiding by rules is ‘restful [and] a way of not to have to think – just be trapped in a game and follow it.’ Rule structures, directives and instructions restrain the artist’s choice and potentially bring something unforeseen and unpredictable to the creative process. The focus of this course is the critical and practical consideration of these creative constraints as we examine the practice of using task-led activities as a means to conceive and compose performance. Weekly discussions and practical experiments are informed by selected critical reading and examples of case study artists (e.g. Calle’s ‘Rules of the Game’, Cage’s ‘Chance proc...

Opportunities: Tenure Track Faculty Position in Theatre Performance (Research-Creation) (Vancouver, BC Canada) Deadline – Open until filled

The School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Theatre Performance, at the Assistant Professor level, starting July 15, 2022.

Opportunities: Tenure Track Faculty Position in Theatre-Performance (Performance Making) (Vancouver, BC Canada) Deadline – Open until filled

Opportunity: Tenure Track Faculty Position in Theatre-Performance (Performance Making) Where: Vancouver, BC Canada When: July 15, 2022 Deadline: Open until filled Online Application: Fee to Participate or Apply:0 Description Of Opportunity: The School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Theatre Performance, at the Assistant Professor level, starting July 15, 2022. We seek an interdisciplinary, contemporary performance maker with expertise and significant output in one or more of the following areas: Live art; Devised/postdramatic theatre; Social practice; Post-studio practice; Art intervention; Digital/multimedia; Extended reality; Immersive/site specific; Expansive choreographic practice; and/or Design-led creation. Cand...

What Is Immersive Theater?

Immersive theater is a performance form emphasizing the importance of space and design; curating tangible, sensual environments; and focusing on personal, individual audience experience.2 The form has emerged over the past two decades as a major movement in performance and finds itself today within a mainstream moment. As a form which subverts much of the established relationships of conventional theater, its success can be seen as reflecting a larger need in today’s audiences. With much of contemporary life taking place in ungrounded, digital spaces audiences long to exist as physical bodies in actual locations; presented with a culture that is two dimensional, today’s audiences seek expansive, visceral stimuli; within a society lacking privacy, audiences find the prospect of an intimate,...

Opportunities: Professor of Live Art/Art as Social Practice – Continuing Contract (Open Rank) (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates) Deadline – December 10, 2021

Opportunity: Professor of Live Art/Art as Social Practice – Continuing Contract (Open Rank) Where: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates When: November 1, 2021 Deadline: December 10, 2021 Online Application: https://apply.interfolio.com/84626 Fee to Participate or Apply:0 Description Of Opportunity: The Division of Arts and Humanities at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) invites applications for an open rank, full-time contract faculty position in the Theater Program. We seek an educator whose work is located in both practice and scholarship to develop our BA curriculum in the area of Live Arts/Arts as Social Practice. The ideal candidate would have teaching experience, a terminal degree and a demonstrable focus on Performance and Theater as a Social Practice. Such a person should brin...

Opportunities: Online course "Performance Art and Feminisms" (online) Deadline – November 11, 2021

This course addresses feminist performance art through the lens of the art historical and the contemporary, with constant consideration of how historical concerns continue to manifest in the present. Feminist performance art of the 1970s quite specifically pulled from political actions surrounding the women’s movement, including active protests and collaborative consciousness-raising sessions. We focus on the work of artists such as Hannah Wilke, Ana Mendieta, Adrian Piper, Martha Wilson, and Suzanne Lacy, as a way to understand how their work reflects the multiple positions of feminism, and therefore operates as a reinforcement of the “personal as political” that sits at the center of feminist art. Throughout the course, we assess how and why feminist performance art incorporates question...

MFA Degree in Interdisciplinary Theatre and Performance – 2-year program in New York – Sarah Lawrence College. Deadline Jan 1, 2022

A 2 Year MFA in Theater/Performance 30 Minutes from NYCDeadline: January 1, 2022 Apply 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. 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. Academic ProgramLike the College at large, the Graduate Program in Theatre emphasizes an individualized learning process. Each student’s course of study is unique and is created in consultation with the prog...

Opportunities: Performing Arts International Residency in Italy (Domicella, Italy) Deadline – January 2022

Kulturfactory is the new spot for contemporary artists. In Domicella (Naples) Active since 2018 thanks to outstanding artists from all over the world this place became an important reference for artists dedicated to contemporary experimental live and video works. The residency length is normally between 8 and 10 days maximum, with a few exceptions.

Miguel Gutierrez – SLC Performance Lab Podcast 03.01

Welcome to the third season of The SLC Performance Lab Podcast! The SLC Performance Lab is produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program. Performance Lab is one of the core components of the program where graduate students work with guest artists and develop group-generated performance experiments. During the course of the year, visiting artists to the MFA Theatre Program's Performance Lab are interviewed after leading a workshop with the MFA cohort. Miguel was interviewed by Andrew Del Vecchio (SLC22) and Jillion Jetton (SLC23).