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Rapid Response: Sidra Bell Dance New York's Engagements in Sweden
Rapid Response is American Dance Abroad's travel subsidy program to assist U.S. dance companies and artists who receive invitations to perform, teach, or conduct creative research abroad.
The next application deadline is June 1, 2019.
"MÖNSTER OUTSIDE was a major cross cultural collaboration with 12 performers/technicians from the USA, Canada, Germany, and Sweden (Dancers & Live Musicians from New Tide Orquesta). The Scandinavian tour was the product of four years of creative work. Without American Dance Abroad we would not have been able to afford the international travel costs with a cast and technical crew of this size. As a result of this tour, SBDNY has increased its international footprint and has been invited to explore more international collaborations through 2021. We have also been able to forge connections with audiences of all ages in Sweden through our teaching and community outreach on tour.
There are opportunities and continued relationships that have been presented abroad for SBDNY. It was important to show a fully realized evening length work on international stages. We have gained a significant following from this tour. It is important and essential for our work to expand beyond its nuclear audience to foster larger conversations about dance's role in the contemporary landscape of politics and social change."
–Sidra Bell, Artistic Director, SBDNY
Dance Italia Contemporary Intensive Registration
Due May 30, 2019 Learn more
New England States Touring (NEST) Grant Call for Grant Applications
Due August 1, 2019 Learn more
Mbongui Square Festival Call for Festival Applications
Due June 15, 2019 Learn more
Casa Na Ilha Residency Program
Applications open for 2019 Learn more
*The inclusion of an opportunity or event posted on American Dance Abroad's newsletter should not be interpreted as an endorsement of that opportunity. American Dance Abroad has created this listing in an effort to increase access to and knowledge about international opportunities.
News From the Field
This American Dance Abroad newsletter section brings you links to relevant articles of international importance, from the dance field and beyond. Please send us your suggestions.
Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, a versatile choreographer whose work includes flamenco, hip-hop, classical ballet and contemporary dance pieces, is the recipient of the 2019 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award. See the full festival line-up.
Dance Informa spoke with three choreographers with extensive experience with collaborating in the creation of dance art, offering insights on how to fruitfully and harmoniously collaborate more consistently.
This season, the Martha Graham Dance Company explores female empowerment with the start of its two-year EVE Project, commemorating the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment that gave women the power to vote.
Americans Touring Abroad | May–August 2019
Dance companies and international programmers who present American dance may complete this International Touring Form to share their news. Here's a sampling of scheduled tours
(see the full list on our website):
Aug. 23-24 Collaborative Duet with Pamela Z,
Festival DOCK 11 Berlin
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