Choreography and Dancer Opportunities
BDA is publishing calls for participation for upcoming opportunities for Boston area choreographers by deadline date.
Check out the grantor’s website for each grant, residency, or fellowship opportunity to confirm your eligibility, deadlines, etc. BDA takes no responsibility for out of date or inaccurate information.
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For the time being, this information has to be submitted manually, so please send any information/corrections/additions to email@example.com
The Mass Cultural Council STARS program which brings artists, scientists and scholars into school settings, does not have a set deadline — they make grants as long as the funds last. You must partner with a school before applying, so read the guidelines carefully.
Peterborough Dance Theatre in New Hampshire is always looking for Guest Artist Choreographers to set new works on a variety of styles on its Youth Performing Company. This is a “Non-Competition” dance studio, choosing to focus more on dance as an art.
Volunteers wanted for July 22 Dance Parade and Festival along Boston Common modeled on the organization’s New York program. Contact is Kathryn Boland, 401-864-1557, firstname.lastname@example.org, no specific deadline given but it makes sense to apply as soon as you know you are interested.
MARCH 2017 DEADLINES
Boston Cultural Council Opportunity Fund is open for its next round of funding for artists. Grants are available to individual artists for materials, professional development costs, conference fees, and stipends for teaching artists. Applicants are available on a monthly basis 10 months out of the year. Applicants may request up to $1,000 in funding. Next Deadline: March 17, 2017.
Art Beat is calling for dancers and dancemakers to participate in Somerville’s public arts festival July 14-15, 2017. This year’s theme is “Voice” including the kind that has no words but a strong point of view. Deadline: March 27, 2017
APRIL 2017 DEADLINES
Boston Cultural Council Opportunity Fund is open for its next round of funding for artists. Grants are available to individual artists for materials, professional development costs, conference fees, and stipends for teaching artists. Applicants are available on a monthly basis 10 months out of the year. Applicants may request up to $1,000 in funding.
MAY 2017 DEADLINES
FLOW: A Grant Program for The Port is funded by percent-for-art funds attached to The Port Project construction work in Cambridge. $300,000 in funding is available. Multiple projects will be selected through this one-time grant program. Deadline is May 1, 2017
Looking for national or international choreographic opportunities? Check out Dance/USA
Planning a festival? Mass Cultural Council deadlines are March 15, 2017 and September 15, 2017
Looking for a general list of local residencies happening over the course of the year? BDA brings them together here
BDA member Jessica Muise, Artistic Director and choreographer of Intimations Dance created this list of choreographic opportunities in our community and has graciously allowed us to share it. Please let us know if there is anything that needs to be updated.