7NMS|Everett Saunders + Marjani Forté-Saunders
Virtual Work-In-Process Showing
Watch h a mix of live and pre-recorded footage from 7NMS|Everett Saunders + Marjani Forté-Saunders' residency collaborating music and dance. Self titled students and descendants of black liberation movements who radically engage music and dance forms as alchemic mediums of elevation, healing, and futurity, for The Yard, through their #SatelliteResidency, 7NMS continues developing PROPHET from their home studio in Pasadena. Find out more here
Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH)
February 24 – 27
DTH continues their month of virtual screenings – this last week includes talks and an investigation of Firebird, John Taras’ choreography to Stravinsky’s familiar score and sets and costumes by Geoffrey Holder. The DTH production was created in 1982. Find out more here
This live event will feature one-time-only performances from host, TruDee and recreate the atmosphere of Joe's Pub while celebrating Chapter 4 and Claire Porter. Find out more here
New York City Ballet
See George Balanchine's Prodigal Son filmed in 2013 at David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center and danced by Teresa Reichlen and Daniel Ulbricht with Jonathan Stafford, Marika Anderson, Likolani Brown, Devin Alberda, and Austin Laurent. Music is by Sergei Prokofiev and conducted by Marc Taddei, Guest Conductor. Find out more here
February 26 + 27
"Fukuyama has been in residence at Queenslab producing two new pieces as part of her project American Recordings, an ongoing series that reflects on the state of public discourse within the United States today. In the final days of her residency, Fukuyama invites visitors to view installations and videos that she created in the space last week," notes the release. Find out more and RSVP here.
The Fall 2020 Artist Research Fellows, devynn emory and Angie Pittman come together in the digital Conversations Without Wall series, pre-recorded, streamed on YouTube and archived on Danspace Project's online Journal. Find out more here
February 26 + 27
BODYSTORIES: TERESA FELLION & ROYA CARRERAS shares and evening as part of this series following current COVID-19 restrictions, and welcoming live and virtual audiences. Find out more here
Miguel Gutierrez and Ishmael Houston-Jones
Gutierrez writes, "I’m reading this Saturday on a shared bill with my spiritual “abuelo” Ishmael Houston-Jones, as part of Artists’ Space Segue Reading Series, curated by the luminous pair - imogen xtian smith and Kay Gabriel." Join the reading here
TRIBE’s BLACK HOLE 360° Video Art
The 92Y will premiere TRIBE’s BLACK HOLE 360° Video Art a multidisciplinary, interactive piece merging choreography, photography, video and lighting and featuring the photography series by Alex Apt, 3D imaginary by Lucca Del Carlo, original music by Sivan Jacobovitz, with performers Shamel Pitts, Mirelle Martins, and Tushrik Fredericks. The event is free with registration. Find out more here
Kyle Marshall Choreography (KMC)
Through February 28
KMC releases the performance recording of COLORED a work that “…navigates the beautifully twisted spectrum of blackness that dance artists Oluwadamilare Ayorinde, Marshall, and Myssi Robinson,” from BAM’s 2019 Next Wave Festival, notes the release. To get tickets for the virtual watch party email firstname.lastname@example.org
New York Theatre Ballet
Between the Acts: Antony Tudor a look at the life and works of Antony Tudor, and the curator of dance for the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Jane Pritchard, the sole Trustee of the Antony Tudor Ballet Trust Amanda McKerrow, and more. RSVP to email@example.com to receive a Zoom link prior to Sunday.
Cultural Solidarity Fund will award $500 relief microgrants to individual artists and cultural workers to ensure that they make it through this critical time. Applications will open for one week from February 26, 2021, at 9am, to March 5, 2021, at 5pm. The short application is estimated to take no more than 10 minutes to complete and will be available online in both English and Spanish at culturalsolidarityfund.org/get-a-grant.
The Cultural Solidarity Fund will initially open applications with $100,000 raised to support 200 artists and cultural workers. Organizations and individuals are invited to join the Coalition and increase the Fund’s capacity by sponsoring one or more artists/cultural workers with a donation: culturalsolidarityfund.org/sponsor. If additional funds are received, a new round of grants and/or lottery will be announced weekly.
The first round of funding will be announced by March 19, 2021. Details on eligibility, selection, and timeline are available at culturalsolidarityfund.org.
The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) is dedicated to strengthening New York City’s vibrant cultural life by providing funding and support to New York City’s cultural community, including the 34 institutions that comprise the Cultural Institutions Group (CIG) and more than 1,100 non-profit cultural organizations that receive regular annual support. This constituency represents a diverse array of organizations - including performing arts groups, museums, theaters, zoos, botanical gardens, visual arts and film centers, community-based organizations, and arts education programs – that are central to the life of communities in every corner of New York City. DCLA also manages a significant portfolio of cultural capital projects; provides free donated materials and supplies for arts programs and arts educators through its Materials for the Arts program; provides capacity building and technical assistance support to cultural groups; and commissions works of permanent public art through the City’s Percent for Art Program.
The Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) seeks a dynamic leader to serve as the Assistant Commissioner for its Program Services unit. With an annual grantmaking budget of approx. $28.5 million, the Program Services Unit provides fiscal support and technical assistance to non-profit cultural organizations of all sizes working in every discipline throughout the five boroughs of New York City. More than 1,000 groups receive funding; over 1,300 apply. DCLA is committed to expanding access to the public funds it stewards through this funding program, and particularly in increasing investment in the cultural lives of communities of color, low-income communities, and other underserved residents. The Assistant Commissioner role offers a major opportunity to help shape these efforts to foster more equitable funding from one of the largest cultural grant makers in the U.S. The Assistant Commissioner reports to the Deputy Commissioner and has responsibilities that include but are not limited to:
• Providing executive leadership, vision, strategic planning and direction for the Program Services Unit; and supervising the staff in the full range of activities and the day to day operations that
the Unit undertakes;
• Developing, executing and advising the on policies and procedures concerning the Programs’ grantees on special projects, DEI, and governance issues;
• Representing the Administration, specifically cultivating and maintaining effective and open relations with Programs’ grantees on identifying and anticipating issues and operational concerns;
responding to requests for information and assistance; and consulting with Senior Leadership and Administration on relevant matters;
• Communicating regularly with the elected officials, and other relevant cultural stakeholders about the City’s rules about Programs’ grantees;
• Developing a new RFP process based on best practices to awards grants equitably;
• Tracking and evaluating Programs’ grantee data;
• Identifying and recommending special projects, business practices reforms, and/or new programming designed to advance and support the Administration’s policy goals;
• Works collaboratively with other DCLA units including ACCO, Finance, IT, and Legal.
• Senior professional with ten years of executive level leadership; including managing teams effectively;
• Highly skilled with extensive knowledge of cultural field, is strongly desired;
• Demonstrated ability influencing cross-functional decisions;
• Strategically manage an array of internal and external stakeholders;
• Exceptional communication, interpersonal and writing skills; as well as excellent research skills and ability to communicate complex information in a clear and straightforward way;
• Demonstrated team player, with experience working collaboratively, building relationships at all levels of an organization to achieve goals;
• Ability to handle multiple and changing demands in a fast-paced environment.
• Board governance and experience working in an administrative field, e.g., development, marketing and/or finance, preferably in a not-for-profit context, is important.
• A general knowledge of City government is a plus, as is a working knowledge and deep commitment to serving the City’s non-profit cultural community Also, very important is the ability to
deal with a diverse constituency and work productively under pressure, both independently and as a team member.
• Additionally, new diversity equity and inclusion efforts are an important part of the work of the Programs’ unit, and DCLA is seeking a candidate with demonstrated knowledge of and
experience with diversity equity and inclusion efforts
Minimum Qual Requirements
1. Graduation from an accredited college with a baccalaureate degree and four (4) years of satisfactory, responsible full-time paid administrative or managerial experience in the visual and /or performing arts or related field, two (2) years of which shall have been in a responsible capacity; or
2. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience.
Note: Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. For more information about DCLA, visit us at: www.nyc.gov/culture.
All appointments are subject to OMB approval.
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Note: Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. For more information about DCLA, visit us at: www.nyc.gov/culture. All appointments are subject to OMB approval.
The Department of Dance at the University of California, Riverside, is conducting a search for a part-time, Visiting Assistant Professor in Practice.
The School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Contemporary Dance
From the folks at The School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University:
The School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Contemporary Dance (with an established artistic practice and expertise based within AfroDiasporic, Indigenous, or Asian dance form) at the Assistant Professor level, starting July 1, 2021. The application review process started 2/1, but is still open.
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE
The Joyce Theater Stage
Thursday, February 18 at 8pm EST
Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE continues its 35th Anniversary celebration with a program that includes excerpts from some of the Company's large body of work. Slated for this one-night-only livestreamed event are excerpts from Grace, For You, She is Here,Palo y Machete, One Shot, March and Mercy. The evening will stream until Thursday, March 4 at 11:59pm ET. Find out more here
Thunderbird American Dancers Pow Wow and Dance Concert
February 20 - 8:30pm
Theater for the New City
There will be dances, stories and traditional music from Native Peoples of the Northeast, Southwest and Great Plains regions. The event, emceed by Bessie-winner Louis Mofsie (Hopi/Winnebago), has become a treasured New York tradition for celebrating our diversity by honoring the culture of our first Americans. The concert will be livestreamed from the theater and available on demand until March 7, 2021.
Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre and ArteEast
Sign up to see the world premiere of 3 x 13, where "...in 12 short films with original music by Lou Tides, 12 artists from around the globe share a journey of transformation that deeply marked their lives," according to the release. Get Your Tickets Before 11am on Thursday. RSVP
Dance Theatre of Harlem
February 19 - 8pm
Hear from Lighting Designer Roma Flowers and Costume Designer Pamela Allen-Cummings and learn more about their long-term collaboration with choreographer, Robert Garland. Watch on YouTube and Facebook.
February 20 - 8pm
Join principal couples of New Bach after the stream of the ballet as they talk about their experiences working with Robert Garland and performing the ballet. Watch on YouTube and Facebook.
Renegade Performance Group
February 20 & 21 at 7PM
Witness the screening of the Afrofuturist dance film Ephemera shot on location at Socrates Sculpture Park in 2019, stay for the post-screening artist talkback with collaborators and performers of the project and get access to other films by RPG.
RPG Virtual Season - Ticket Registration
Process memoir 6: thenowlater (SOUL) Ongoing Film Release & Fundraiser
... is still streaming if you've yet to see it! Streaming goes until February 28th.
A reminder that all proceeds from the watch party/fundraiser will go to building virtual programming, hiring instructors, and supplying artistic resources for the center's black/brown youth. Tickets are being sold on a sliding scale donation! The link to purchase tickets are listed below (shout out to Brooklyn Arts Exchange for being such a supportive organizational host)!
Thank you all for being on this journey with us! It's an honor to have you a part of the TRPNYC community.
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I am a performer, historian, consultant and dance writer. I am a Empire State College's online program Center for Distance Learning. I am also a former faculty member at The Ailey School and the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University dance major program, Hunter College, Sarah Lawrence College (Guest), Kean University and The Joffrey Ballet School's Jazz and Contemporary Trainee Program. I write on dance for The Amsterdam News, Dance Magazine and various publications. Click below to read more about me at my home page - "About Me."