Open Call for Artists from Egypt, Jordan & Ukraine

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Дедлайн: 11.10.2016


 Center Stage Season 4 Nomination Form. Deadline: October 11, 2016 - Midnight EDT

This is an OPEN CALL for nominations of professional performing arts ensembles in all disciplines (dance, music, theater, multidisciplinary) from Egypt, Jordan, and Ukraine for tours to the U.S. as part of Center Stage Five independent month-long tours will take place during the period of June to December of 2018. All members of each ensemble must be at least 18 years of age by June of 2018 and a citizen and permanent resident of the country in which the ensemble is based.

Nominations may be submitted by any individual or organization knowledgeable about performing arts ensembles in these countries including, but not limited to artists and their representatives, presenters, arts organizations, and public and government agencies (US and abroad). Interested performing arts ensembles may nominate themselves. Multiple nominations for ensembles will be accepted. Nominations of ensembles working in contemporary forms are strongly encouraged.

The final five ensembles selected will represent two of these countries and will be chosen through a curatorial process.

Artist Selection Criteria

• Demonstrate high artistic quality and accomplishment.

• Have an interest in engaging with U.S. communities, including youth, through public and in-school performances, workshops, discussions, artist-to-artist exchanges, and social events

• Be comprised of two to nine ensemble members (artists and staff) who are citizens and residents of one of the eligible countries: Egypt, Jordan, and Ukraine.

• Have previous touring experience but have rarely been seen in the U.S.

• Have an ability to communicate electronically via email and Skype, in English.

• Have an interest and agree to actively share these experiences through traditional press outreach and social media channels.