upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Posts tagged "Performing Arts"

Wit López (ACG '18) presents the QT Noir Arts Festival

López's ACG project brings a weekend of black queer & trans artists, makers, and performers to the Rotunda in February. [learn more]

Joan Myers Brown Proposes Charter School To Be Named After Her

The Philadanco founder partners with String Theory Schools to open a performing arts charter school in West Philadelphia. [learn more]

Sarah Muehlbauer (ACG '18) Launches Body Maps Workshop Series

This free progressive 8-week workshop series will result in an experimental performance piece. [learn more]

Wit López (ACG '18) in Caldera Magazine

Wit writes a series of articles for Caldera Magazine, highlighting their tips for creating trauma-informed performance spaces, as well as four Black trans artists to watch in Philadelphia [learn more]

Gabriela Sanchez's (ACG '16) Pa'Lante at First Person Arts Festival

Sanchez's FPA directorial debut will show as part of the 2018 First Person Arts Festival. [learn more]

Susan Lankin Watts (ACG '17, '12) Directs Soul Songs: Inspiring Women of Klezmer

Presented in conjunction with Philadelphia Folklore Project, Watts brings together three generations of women keeping this musical tradition alive. [learn more]

Dinita "Queen Dinita" Clark (LTA '17) Featured in Viral Dance Video

Queen Dinita is among several international dancers featured in the celebratory video. [learn more]

Ants On A Log Performing at Philly FringeArts Festival

The feminist children's musical duo return with a special performance in 2018. [learn more]

Working Conditions Opens at AAI

The exhibition runs from September 4 - December 15, and officially opens with a First Friday reception on September 7 at 6:00pm. [learn more]

Power Street Theatre Company presents Las Mujeres

A play, by Erlina Ortiz, centering the voices of marginalized womyn from Herstory’s past. Las Mujeres will premiere at West Kensington Ministry in March 2018 for Womyn’s Herstory Month. [learn more]

Dual Face | Dwimuka at International House

Renowned Indonesian cross-gender dancer Didik Nini Thowok creates a unique and radiant artistic world. [learn more]

Teaching Artist Workshop: Start with a Heartbeat Teaching Artist Workshop: Start with a Heartbeat

Teaching Artist Workshop: Start with a Heartbeat

Join Jeannine Osayande (Founder/Artistic Executive Director, Jeannine Osayande & Dunya Performing Arts Company) and African drummer Ira Bond for a free moving/drumming/writing workshop at Bartol Foundation on Wednesday, December 6. [learn more]

Getting at Liveness Workshop Getting at Liveness Workshop

Getting at Liveness Workshop

Donna Oblongata (ACG '16, '14) leads a two-day workshop on cultivating maximum liveness on stage, both in ourselves and in the objects we bring with us, on December 9 and 10 at Panorama Arts Collective. [learn more]

Destiny Estimate by MJ Kaufman Now Playing Destiny Estimate by MJ Kaufman Now Playing

Destiny Estimate by MJ Kaufman Now Playing

Destiny Estimate is a new play by MJ Kaufman (ACG '13) about fate, life and possibility through movement, mythology, storytelling, and song. It runs October 19 - 29, 2017 at Christ Church Neighborhood House. [learn more]

Khmer Classical Dance Master Class with Lanica Khmer Classical Dance Master Class with Lanica

Khmer Classical Dance Master Class with Lanica Angpak

Join Cambodian American Girls Empowering for a Khmer Classical Dance Master Class with Lanica Angpak (LTA '15) on Sunday, October 29. [learn more]

Practice and Performance Lab with Leah Stein Practice and Performance Lab with Leah Stein

Practice and Performance Lab with Leah Stein

Leah Stein (ACG '17, WOO '02, '99) presents a weekend Practice and Performance Lab on October 13 and 14 at The Art Room. Enter a creative process with Leah Stein’s thread of research that integrates body, voice, song, movement and rhythm. [learn more]

Philadelphia Jazz Project - All Women, All Jazz

DivaNation Philly, a jazz vocalist collective spawned by the Philadelphia Jazz Project and Philadelphia’s stellar, jazz guitar sensation, Monnette Sudler join up to present a concert highlighting a cast of all-female vocalists. [learn more]

Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait

Call for Artists: Hurry Up and Wait

Hurry Up and Wait is a juried exhibition at Asian Arts Initiative, curated by Adriel Luis. They invite submissions by artists working in visual art, literary arts, and performing arts on the subject of migration and immigration. Deadline is July 10. [learn more]

Theatre en Las Parcelas Theatre en Las Parcelas

Power Street Theatre Company Performs Out of Orbit on June 10

Power Street Theatre Company and ​Norris Square Neighborhood Project present Theatre en Las Parcelas, a series of culturally-resonating performances in a garden space in North Philadelphia. Don't miss Out of Orbit on June 10, a three-character theatre piece that incorporates poetic monologue, movement and music while exploring the complexities of power and privilege, environmental justice, homelessness, ancestral awakenings, and Latinx cultural preservation. [learn more]

2017 Outbound Poetry Festival 2017 Outbound Poetry Festival

Yolanda Wisher Curates 2017 Outbound Poetry Festival

Philadelphia Poet Laureate Yolanda Wisher (ACG '08) has curated the 2017 Outbound Poetry Festival, presented by Philadelphia Contemporary, featuring performances by Denice Frohman (LTA '12), Monnette Sudler (LTA '11, ACG '15, '14), Trapeta Mayson (LTA '07, ACG '14), Ursula Rucker (LTA '08, ACG '08), and more! Events take place April 9-21. [learn more]

For Women Collective Featured in The Market on CCPTV

Debra Powell-Wright (ACG '15, '11 '06), founder/director of For Women Collective, with Pat McLean (LTA '06, ACG '11, '05), the late Darlene Godwin-Beard, and Karen Smith, are featured in the first episode of The Market, a new CCPTV program focused on the African American Diaspora. [learn more]

For Women Collective Hosts Sisterly Luv Salon

For Women Collective will host Sisterly Luv Salon, an at-home pop-up shop, show, and self-care session featuring hand-made crafts, books, performances, yoga, and dance on July 1, 2017 at 12:00 PM in Clifton Heights, PA. They are seeking a limited number of vendors who offer one of the following: hand-made crafts, jewelry, clothes, or art. [learn more]

Monnette Sudler Performs at Center City Jazz Festival and More in April

Monnette Sudler (LTA '11, ACG '15, '14) performs in the Outbound Poetry Festival, the Philadelphia Real Book concert, and the Center City Jazz Festival this month. [learn more]

Sarah Mitteldorf and Kaleid Theatre Perform Scape-ing

Sarah Mitteldorf (ACG '15, '12)'s ensemble, Kaleid Theatre, will be performing a new piece, Scape-ing, on April 27-29 in Germantown. Scape-ing is an exploration of hate in space and in the body. Told through dance, plot-lines, poetry, and news articles, Scape-ing is a theatrical investigation of violent human emotions, a personal reflection on the first months of a new administration, and a ritual of compassion. [learn more]

iele paloumpis and Jai Arun Ravine Perform in Shadow Play at BAX

iele paloumpis (ACG '10) and Jai Arun Ravine (ACG '16) are performing in Shadow Play at Brooklyn Arts Exchange in Brooklyn, NY on Friday, March 3. This event, curated by Marissa Perel, is an evening of interdisciplinary performances addressing the shadow aspects of identity, intimacy and community. What kinds of bodies are permitted to survive? What kinds of bodies are worth being cared for? [learn more]

niv Acosta in Creating Black Futures at Live Ideas 2017

niv Acosta (ACG '10) will join E Jane, Reina Gossett, Andre Carrington, and others for Happy Hour: Creating Black Futures at New York Live Arts Studios on March 15 at 5:30pm. This event is part of NYLA's Live Ideas 2017 series: Mx'd Messages, curated by Mx Justin Vivian Bond. The series examines the idea of a world without binaries–across gender, politics, theology, sensory perception and race. [learn more]

Nicole Bindler Offers Body Mind Centering, Contact Improv, and Clitoral Embodiment

Nicole Bindler (ACG '15) is teaching a Body Mind Centering series at The Whole Shebang on reflexes, continuing March 18 and April 22, 11a-2p, as well as a Contact Improvisation class at Headlong Studios on April 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 1-3p. Nicole's article on Clitoral Embodiment: a somatic practice and a non-binary approach to experiencing the genitalia, was published in Contact Quarterly. [learn more]

Artists Wanted for BrideNext 2017 Project at the Painted Bride

The Painted Bride is seeking to engage two artists working in any performance medium as part of its BrideNext Project. These artists must be based in Philadelphia, between 21 and 38, and looking to create an immersive, interactive, collaborative performance. One artist’s focus will be on Educational Justice and one will be on Racial Justice. Deadline: March 3. [learn more]

Creative Philadelphia Accepts Applications for Performances in Public Spaces

Creative Philadelphia accepts applications from organizations or individuals for Performances in Public Spaces, a program that provides opportunities families to see high quality performances in their neighborhoods for free. Deadline: March 27. [learn more]

Merian Soto (LTA '16) Performs in SunSet on February 7

Merian Soto (LTA '16) and others perform in SunSet, an site-specific, improvised work of movement, voice, experimental video, and music on February 7, presented by The Village of Arts and Humanities. [learn more]