[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Call for performing artists

LaNeshe Miller White laneshe at paintedbride.org
Tue Feb 28 11:03:40 EST 2017

The Painted Bride Art Center 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
interactive, collaborative performance.* *One artist’s focus will be on
Educational Justice and one will be on Racial Justice.*

BrideNext is a project with Philadelphia’s next generation of artists, city
workers, activists and residents. BrideNext is about engaging in meaningful
ways, inspiring new perspectives, sharing practices, impacting policies,
building community, and deepening relationships. Each of the two selected
artists will collaborate with BrideNext participants to create a
performance that speaks to your generation and makes a difference. Monthly
BrideNext events will include art creation, civic dialogues, field trips,
listening exchanges, workshops and networking, opportunities for
participants to create, lead, act and insure a future for the city with
creativity and social justice at the center.

*This is what we’re looking for:*
• Experience in community arts projects
• Desire to create new work via cross sector collaboration with city
workers, activists and artists
• Commitment to social justice issues

*This is what we’re offering:*
• Rehearsal space
• $5000 Artist Fee and $1000 production budget.
• All supporting functions of the Painted Bride (e.g., marketing,
production, etc.) and the opportunity to work with Bride professionals
• Premiere of new performance work will be at the end of October 2017

*If interested please send the following to the BrideNext Team at
bridenext at paintedbride.org <bridenext at paintedbride.org>*
• A bio, including relevant experiences re: community engagement,
performances, activism.
• Images and/or clips of past work – max 2 clips and/or 5 images – and/or
link to artist’s website
• Description – up to 500 words – of project ideas for BrideNext. Theatre
artists, storytellers, dancers, performers, poets and musicians, and
artists of all races, genders are welcome and encouraged to contact us!
Deadline to submit is Friday, March 3rd.

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