[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Open Call for thINKingDANCE Writers

Kalila Kingsford Smith kalilakingsfordsmith at gmail.com
Sun Jun 30 14:04:09 EDT 2019

ThINKingDANCE (tD) is looking for NEW WRITERS and encourage the following people to apply:

• Those who want to develop their writing skills and are interested in the practice of constructive critique
• Experienced writers, critics, editors, and educators with an interest in performance, particularly dance
• Individuals new to writing who connect strongly to dance (artists, audience members, presenters)
• People new to dance who connect strongly to writing (poets, journalists, scholars, students)
• Anyone interested in experimenting with new journalistic forms
• Advocates committed to covering diverse styles and genres of dance

How do tD WRITERS benefit from being involved?

• Access to free workshops by leading dance writers and scholars
• Mentorship and editing by experienced dance writers
• Publication of your work on the tD website (read worldwide)
• Distribution of your written work through social media
• Stimulating networking opportunities with other tD writers
• Building a body of published work in the form of reviews, interviews, news, "think-pieces," and other formats
• Honorarium for published writing and editing
• A wonderful outlet for creative thINKing
• Privileged access to a range of performances in Philadelphia and elsewhere

Further information about expectations, benefits, and selection criteria here.

How to apply?
Please send by email:

• a letter of interest indicating any relevant experience and motivation for participating (1 page maximum)
• A short writing sample -- we welcome dance-related writing, but other material is also acceptable (1000 words maximum)

Send to Lynn Brooks (tD editor-in-chief): lynnbrooks at thinkingdance.net
Deadline for application materials: July 31, 2019

Kalila Kingsford Smith, M.A.
Writer and Editor, thINKingDANCE.net

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