Other Professional Development Opportunities

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Upcoming Conferences, Workshops, Seminars, Symposiums, and Intensives

Actors Fund: Career Transition for Dancers & Remote Orientation Process

Dancers with at least 5 years professional performing experience can apply for Professional Development grants ($1,000), which can be used to create a non-dance income as well as build marketable skills. Scholarships for undergraduate (up to $2,000) and graduate degrees (up to $,5000) are also offered to dancers with at least 7 years professional dance experience. Click here to learn about additional application criteria as well as the range of services offered by The Actors Fund. 

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Data Arts: Free Online Webinars

DataArts is offering free, interactive courses to help arts leaders use data effectively. For more information on the courses, click here

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The Center for Ballet and the Arts

The CBA Fellowship Program awards residencies to artists and scholars across disciplines to work on projects that expand the way we think about the history, practice, and performance of dance. Applicants are not required to be experts in dance but must have an interest in engaging with the art form.  These engagements between artists and scholars, two communities that do not often intersect, strengthen and deepen the work of both. Click here for more information.

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Full Radius Dance Summer Intensive
Dates: August 11 - 17, 2019 

Engage with Artistic Director Douglas Scott and the artists of Full Radius Dance to discover new movement, spark creativity, explore physically integrated dance, and learn Full Radius Dance's signature technique. Who should attend? Dancers, choreographers, teachers, and new movers; all bodies and levels of experience are welcome. Attendees include both student and professional dancers, disabled and nondisabled; ages 16 and up. Click here for more information.

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Moving Forward: The 2020 American Dance Platform Symposium

Join the conversation in January 2020 and be part of the inaugural symposium designed for dance professionals in higher education. Moving Forward: The 2020 American Dance Platform Symposium presented by The Joyce Theater, and hosted by NYU/Tisch, offers the opportunity for faculty and graduate students in dance education and performance to engage in discourse on: Defining & Advancing Diversity in Higher Education Dance Programs; and Envisioning Dance in Digital Space. 

The symposium package includes tickets to witness six American dance companies appearing at the celebrated American Dance Platform; attend dance workshops, receptions, networking at the Dance/USA forums at APAP, and more. Submit your application to be a part of the intimate consortium of key leaders from around the country willing to have honest discussions. Space is limited. Application deadline is September 30, 2019. Go to www.joyce.org/movingforward for more details. 

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The Mark Morris Dance Group: Teaching Artist Training Program 

The Mark Morris Dance Group invites students, dancers, and emerging teaching artists with and without disabilities to apply. This comprehensive 16-week program provides a robust opportunity to work within the unique teaching methodology at the Mark Morris Dance Center and build formal teaching practices, whether you’re coming straight out of a university program or a professional performing career. For more information and the application, click here. Application deadline is December 6, 2019.

The School of American Ballet: National Visiting Fellows Program

The School of American Ballet (SAB) invites U.S.-based classical ballet instructors with a proven commitment to teaching students from diverse backgrounds to apply for the National Visiting Fellows Program. Visiting Fellows will be invited to attend two all-expenses paid sessions during SAB’s Winter Term, where they will observe a range of SAB classes, attend demonstrations and meet with faculty to discuss relevant topics in dance education. In addition, the home school of each Visiting Fellow will receive a monetary award of $5,000, to be applied to current or future diversity-related initiatives. Click here for more information. Application deadline is June 30, 2019.

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