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Performance Lab Podcast Episode 02.02 SLC With Director and Designer, Carlos Soto

The SLC Performance Lab is produced by ContemporaryPerformance.com and the Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program. Each month we interview 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. In our second podcast of the 20/21 season, Chanel Blanchett (SLC21) and Andrew Del Vecchio (SCL22) interview the director and designer Carlos Soto. Carlos Soto is a director and designer based in New York City, where he studied Art History and Literature at the Pratt Institute. His GIRLMACHINE premiered at Performa 09 and was subsequently presented in Paris by the American University of Paris. Pig Pig Pig (2010) was developed in residency at Le Point Éphémère, Paris...

The Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas RichardsThe Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards

The Open Program at the Festival #LearningPlanet with The Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards

The Open Program at the Festival #LearningPlanetAn online celebration of International Day of Education January 24th and 25th 2021 Join The Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards to participate in the second edition of the #LearningPlanet Festival, taking place online, and for free, on January 24th and 25th 2021, on the occasion of the International Day of Education. Initiated by CRI and UNESCO, the Festival is co-designed and co-organised with the #LearningPlanet open community, bringing together organizations and networks from around the world. The theme for this year is ‘Learning to take care of oneself, others, and the planet’. #LearningPlanet Festival invites learning communities, students, teachers committed individuals, to share and celebrate their most significant l...

Audition for a High Performance Dance Programme (Terrassa (Barcelona) Deadline – February the 14thAudition for a High Performance Dance Programme (Terrassa (Barcelona) Deadline – February the 14th

Audition for a High Performance Dance Programme (Terrassa (Barcelona) Deadline – February the 14th

Opportunity: Audition for a High Performance Dance Programme Where: Terrassa (Barcelona) When: March the 6th Deadline: February the 14th Online Application: https://www.pardansa.com/en/auditions/ Fee to Participate or Apply: Free Description Of Opportunity: The PAR en Dansa is a 40 hours per week High Performance Programme, directed by Rodolfo Castellanos. It offers technical development and individualized monitoring to the dancers, who work as a company with their own productions. The Terrassa Cultural Center serves as a platform for dancers to establish direct contact with international companies programmed in the city. How To Apply: Fill out the form for an online or onsite audition on our website: https://www.pardansa.com/en/auditions/ Contact Email:rroig@fudnacioct.cat Website: https:...

4 Steps to Writing a Successful Artist Statement4 Steps to Writing a Successful Artist Statement

4 Steps to Writing a Successful Artist Statement

Artist Statements are one of the most important and frustrating documents for an artist or company to create. One way of relieving the anxiety around writing one is to come to terms with the fact that it is not a final document and will never be complete. It is alive and changing for as long as the artist is making work. Still, it is an intense document to start as it is both succinct, needing to be under a page, and all-encompassing, needing to clearly state the artist's intention, history, and forms. Below we have gathered a few techniques to help get you started or to take the opportunity to update your already existing Artist Statement.

8 Important Components to a Successful Artist Website – Artist Development Series: Creating/Reorganizing Your Artist/Company Website8 Important Components to a Successful Artist Website – Artist Development Series: Creating/Reorganizing Your Artist/Company Website

8 Important Components to a Successful Artist Website – Artist Development Series: Creating/Reorganizing Your Artist/Company Website

Its the beginning of the year and what better time to sit down and think more intentionally about how we organize the hard part of our practice. BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZING. Future Productivity Posts in the Series: Create/Reorganize Your Artist/Company Website, How to Make a Press Packet, Social Media for Performing Artists, How to Write an Artist Statement, How to Write a short Artist Blurb or Bio, How to Make a Resume, What is a CV, Best Practices for Documenting Your Work, How to Talk To Presenter/Curators

Opportunities: Open Call 5th Forma y Sustancia International Performance Art Festival (Online) Deadline – 01/20/2021Opportunities: Open Call 5th Forma y Sustancia International Performance Art Festival (Online) Deadline – 01/20/2021

Opportunities: Open Call 5th Forma y Sustancia International Performance Art Festival (Online) Deadline – 01/20/2021

Forma y Sustancia International Performance Art Festival warmly invites artists to submit proposals for the fifth edition of FORMA Y SUSTANCIA International Performance Festival, organized by RACA. There are no restrictions regarding topics of themes: you choose what interests you. Because of the current worldwide situation, the festival will be held online, including screenings in some spaces that are yet to be defined.

Opportunities: Applications open to study MA Directing of Devised & Object Theatre (Prague) Deadline – 31/03/2020Opportunities: Applications open to study MA Directing of Devised & Object Theatre (Prague) Deadline – 31/03/2020

Opportunities: Applications open to study MA Directing of Devised & Object Theatre (Prague) Deadline – 31/03/2020

The Master in Directing of Devised and Object Theatre offers advanced studies in the practice of theatre-making with a twofold focus: learning the process of devising a theatre performance from scratch, with a strong emphasis on a visuality of expression. Students will learn to create theatre performances with strong visual, spatial, object and media (low tech) aspects, as well as working in other related performance forms such as scenographic installations, sound performances, and other types of performances with strong visual and spatial dramaturgy.

Opportunities: OBDK Open Call (Berlin) Deadline – 15.01.2021Opportunities: OBDK Open Call (Berlin) Deadline – 15.01.2021

Opportunities: OBDK Open Call (Berlin) Deadline – 15.01.2021

The Organization for the Democratization of the Visual Arts (ODBK) invites visual artists from all countries, working in all kinds of mediums to present an artwork proposal for an exhibition that motivates and inspires equality, diversity and democracy for the art world.

Opportunities: Virtual Choreographic Residency (ZOOM) Deadline – rollingOpportunities: Virtual Choreographic Residency (ZOOM) Deadline – rolling

Opportunities: Virtual Choreographic Residency (ZOOM) Deadline – rolling

Kit Modus seeks proposals for new works to be created via virtual choreographic residency. The Atlanta-based company is committed to transporting audiences into a world of innovative movement by developing and presenting an expansive repertoire of original contemporary dance works by outstanding choreographers.

Opportunities: A DRAMATURGY for Upcoming Times (Online Workshop) Deadline – Once reached the maximum number of participantsOpportunities: A DRAMATURGY for Upcoming Times (Online Workshop) Deadline – Once reached the maximum number of participants

Opportunities: A DRAMATURGY for Upcoming Times (Online Workshop) Deadline – Once reached the maximum number of participants

Guidelines and tools about how to face the creation process methodology and staging a performance-based in an alternative post-dramatic conception for performers who explore the borders of a non-traditional dramaturgy.

Opportunities: Opportunities: Call For International Live Performing Arts Residency In Italy (Domicella, Italy) Deadline – April 2021 (Napoli) Deadline – April 2021Opportunities: Opportunities: Call For International Live Performing Arts Residency In Italy (Domicella, Italy) Deadline – April 2021 (Napoli) Deadline – April 2021

Opportunities: Opportunities: Call For International Live Performing Arts Residency In Italy (Domicella, Italy) Deadline – April 2021 (Napoli) Deadline – April 2021

Kulturscio’k is a not-for-profit company dedicated to producing, discovering, supporting international contemporary artists working in art, music, film, literature, architecture, theater, fashion, and other creative disciplines and fostering opportunities for multi-disciplinary dialogue.

Opportunities: danceWEB scholarship programme 2021 (Vienna, Austria) Deadline – 5th December 2020Opportunities: danceWEB scholarship programme 2021 (Vienna, Austria) Deadline – 5th December 2020

Opportunities: danceWEB scholarship programme 2021 (Vienna, Austria) Deadline – 5th December 2020

Every year, danceWEB offers participation in all workshops, research projects as well as attendance at all performances of the ImPulsTanz festival plus mentoring by an artistic coach to about 60 dancers and emerging choreographers from more than 40 countries.