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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT)
December 1 - 19
AAADT returns to New York City Center for a three-week season of premieres, new productions, repertory favorites, Ailey classics, it celebrates a decade of artistic director Robert Battle’s leadership, the 50th anniversary of Alvin Ailey’s Cry, the artistry of resident choreographer Jamar Roberts, and more. Find out more here
Nimbus Arts Center
December 10 - 23
Nimbus Dance presents their Jersey City Nutcracker an adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic which takes place in Jersey City and weaves together themes of magic, adventure, family, and friendship. Find out more here
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo
The Trocks will present two distinct programs during their three-week season. Highlights of Program A include the New York premiere of Nightcrawlers, a parody of Jerome Robbins’ In the Night, as well as Act II of the classic Swan Lake. Program B features ChopEniana, evoking the spirit of both Giselle and La Sylphide; a Company premiere and more. Find out more here
Peak Performances/Alexander Kasser
Written and choreographed by Fanny Soriano, Fractales offers up "The language of the circus and dance movement highlight the physical potential of the acrobatic body as performers are confronted by a landscape in transformation," according to the release. Find out more here
December 16 - 18
In the movement piece Neither Starved Nor Cold, conceptualized and choreographed by Heidi Latsky, the Canadian amputee dancer Shapiroa looks at identity and self-acceptance. Find out more here
The Bang Group
the Flea Theater
Celebrating their 19th annual season, The Bang Group's Nut/Cracked by choreographer David Parker "...liberates The Nutcracker from its plot and tradition and seeks for it a new identity as a free-wheeling, genre-fluid vaudeville which breaks apart elements of the holiday season," according to the release. Find out more here
St. Michael's Church
Gallant presents her Escape from the House of Mercy, a dance/theater work inspired by House of Mercy, once located at Inwood Hill Park in Upper Manhattan. Find out more and rsvp here
"Dance on the Lawn: Montclair's Dance Festival" ~ Applications Close ~ FRIDAY December 17, 2021
Applications now open DOTL 2022!
New Jersey Schools
New Jersey Professional
Emerging Commissioned New Jersey Choreographer
New York Professional
Selected artists must be available to perform at DOTL 2022 ~ Saturday, September 10, 2022
Application Deadline ~ 11:59pm December 17, 2021
Find out more here
ISSUE Project Room is pleased to announce the selection of sound artist and musician Sydney Spann, producer, DJ, and artist Dion McKenzie (TYGAPAW), and choreographer and composer Tatyana Tenenbaum as Artists-In-Residence presenting new works in the 2022 season.
Read more here
Apply Now - The Shed's Third Edition of "Open Call" ~ Deadline ~ February 21, 2022
The Shed has opened proposals for the third edition of Open Call!
With a focus on supporting new work by a diverse range of local emerging artists, Open Call provides a commissioning fee of up to $15,000, production support, and resources to further nurture their practice and expand their audiences. Artists are selected by a broad group of reviewers and panelists that are curators, producers, programmers, and artists from across fields, organizations, and boroughs, which ensures a really democratic decision-making process. To further support our civic mission to be of, by and for NYC, work will be presented to the public free of charge in the summers of 2023 and 2024.
BxDC CALL FOR ARTISTS!
GET TOUGH! GET BAAD! Film and Performance Series feature narratives that empower our Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming community and the LGBTQ+ community as a whole.
BAAD! is seeking eight (8) choreographers to present 5-7 minutes of dance
and body-oriented performance works for our upcoming dance compilation concert
on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 8pm ET.
This event will be presented in-person at BAAD! (2472 Westchester Ave, Bronx 10461)
in front of a live audience. The dance compilation will also be live streamed.
The compensation is $125 per choreographer, plus 5 hours of free rehearsal space.
At this time, we are only seeking submissions for solo and duet performances.
NOTE: In order to comply with the New York state mandate, all choreographers and dancers will be asked
to provide full proof of vaccination (2 doses of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines; or 1 dose of Johnson & Johnson).
For details, visit: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-vaccines-keytonyc.page.
A bare bones technical rehearsal will be earlier the same day as the performance.
For more info and to submit, visit:
Register here at tickettailor.com
Monday, December 20, 2021: Video audition deadline
Wednesday, January 19, 2021: In person call back in Pittsburgh, PA by invitation only (Invited dancers will be notified by Wednesday, December 22, 2021)
Monday, January 31, 2022: Contract start date on-ground in Pittsburgh, PA
STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos is seeking 1-2 highly-skilled dancers for upcoming seasons. Contracts include training, rehearsals, performances, and teaching. Compensation information will be discussed upon invitation to the next stage of the audition process. Upon completing the audition registration, you will receive a private link to access video audition criteria which will include three sections of submission: repertory, composition, & ballet technique.
Applicants must have: technical and aesthetic versatility, curiosity of various movement methods, a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.
**People of color are strongly encouraged to audition and passionate allies of all race/ethnicities are welcome.
Join our team in the link below!
REGISTER TO AUDITION
WHITE WAVE Dance Announces Call for Choreographers for 21st Annual DUMBO Dance Festival - Early Bird Application Deadline 12/20
The 21st Annual DUMBO Dance Festival (DDF) will be virtual - June 23-26, 2022 with WHITE WAVE Dance and calls for emerging and established choreographers/dancemakers.
Permitted works are group performances of up to 8 minutes and solos of up to 5 minutes in length.
Each choreographer/company may submit up to two applications for consideration. Each application requires a separate completed application form, and application fee. The fee is non-refundable.
For more information, visit whitewavedance.org call (718) 855-8822, or email email@example.com.
Dance/NYC 2022 Symposium
Build your dance network and sharpen your understanding of the field at the Dance/NYC’s 2022 Symposium: Life cycles. Livelihoods. Legacies.
Tickets are now on sale for the three-day hybrid event.
Thursday, March 17, 2022 – Saturday, March 19, 2022
2022 Symposium Highlights
All-in-One Digital Conference Platform
Three Full Days of Programming
Sliding Scale Ticket Tiers
Two In-Person Keynote Events
One In-Person Opening Night Party
Collaborative Community Discussions
Consultations with Experts
Sessions will include ASL interpretation and closed captions.
Visit Dance.NYC/DanceSymp for all details.
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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."