Apply Now: Eight x Eight Weekend Dance Workshop

29 Jun

The Dancescapes Project presents: “Eight x Eight Weekend Dance Workshop”

Photo: Effie Bowen

WHO: For Dance Artists/Teachers (Tacoma, WA)
WHAT: Free community dance workshop
WHERE: Downtown Tacoma
WHEN: Deadline for application, Monday, July 16, 2012 (midnight)
Workshop Dates: Friday, August 24 — Sunday, August 26, 2012
Informal Showing: Saturday, August 25, 2012

The Dancescapes Project, in partnership with Spaceworks Tacoma and The Barefoot Collective, invites dance teachers and professionals to submit class and work proposals for our upcoming free community dance workshop, which will take place in downtown Tacoma.  Eight teachers and eight dance artists will be selected to teach a class and/or perform in our informal showing (eight classes, eight works). Dancescapes appreciates all forms of dance from contemporary modern and ballet to ballroom and B-boying. It is our goal to provide the community with a variety of classes, in order to celebrate and appreciate the diversity of dance.

TO APPLY:
 
Teachers
Please send a resume via email attachment to Dana Livermore at thedancescapesproject@gmail.com and follow the link below to fill out the online proposal form: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/K2TVY8W

Dance Artists
Please send the following items as attachments to Dana Livermore at thedancescapesproject@gmail.com:  One page (maximum) description of proposed work (duration, # of performers, genre, theme, special needs or space requirements, etc.)

  • One page (maximum) description of proposed work (duration, #of performers, genre, theme, special needs or space requirements)
  • CV/Resume, including phone number, email, and mailing address
  • Work Sample (via email attachment, YouTube, or website link)

Eligibility
Applicants may apply as a single artist or group.  Applicant must be 18 years or older.  Non-traditional or multi-media classes/works will be considered.  Dance film submissions and artists interested in exploring site-specific work in the downtown Tacoma area are also highly encouraged to apply.

If Selected
A stipend of $50 may be awarded to those applicants whose teaching proposals are accepted.  Dancescapes will be implementing a fundraiser via indiegogo online in an effort to compensate teachers for their time.

Participating teachers and performers are encouraged to take other workshop classes and attend the showing on Saturday evening.  This event is a great opportunity for dance professionals and enthusiasts in the Pacific Northwest to make connections and build a sense of fellowship in our community.

For more information or further questions please visit www.thedancescapesproject.wordpress.com or email Founder and Coordinator, Dana Livermore at thedancescapesproject@gmail.com.

Dana Livermore
Spaceworks Tacoma Intern
Dancescapes Project Coordinator
City of Tacoma

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