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Walker Recipe 1: Opening Night Reception
The Walker's Thursday night receptions provide audiences intimate, interactive, one-on-one access to artists. These receptions differ from the post-show Q&As, where the audience does not typicall...
Walker Recipe 3: SpeakEasy
SpeakEasys are informal gatherings after our Saturday-night dance performances where audience members can discuss a performance together in a non-intimidating bar setting.The interactive conversati...
Walker Recipe 4: Talk Dance Podcasts
Talk Dance podcasts are audio interviews between a selected artist (or our curator) and the Talk Dance host, a local choreographer. A choreographer was hired to schedule, host, record, and edit a f...
Walker Recipe 5: Video Interviews
Video interviews with artists are archived on the Walker Channel and are available to stream or download. Our videotaped interviews usually take the form of curatorial conversations between visitin...
Walker Recipe 6: Dance Trailers
Dance trailers mix excerpts from the Walker’s video interviews with performance footage to create short, promotional videos about a specific work. The existing interview and performance documentati...
Walker Recipe 7: Walker Dance Commissions on Archive
Basic information about dance commissions throughout our presenting history are archived online on the Walker website. Rudimentary “tombstone” information, with a photo and links to blogs and/or a ...
Walker Recipe 8: Talking Dance Lectures
The Walker's Talking Dance lectures are conversations led by a facilitator, open to the public, where choreographers/dance artists speak about their work, in dialogue with a scholar or expert staff...
Walker Recipe 9: Dance Blogs
The Walker's performing arts blog provides contextual and promotional information about Walker dance shows. The blog serves as an immediate communication platform tool to get the word out about beh...
Walker Recipe 10: A Think & A Drink
A Think & A Drink is a social gathering for a self-selected group of Walker members after gallery hours that involves a guided exhibition tour pre-performance. Most often these events link exhibiti...
Walker Recipe 11: Ticket Buyer Emails
Targeted Ticket Buyer emails provide information, either immediately after the audience members bought tickets to a dance show or after they attended the performance. Pre-show emails include links ...
Walker Recipe 12: Program Notes
For every dance show, we have paper programs that give cast and crew information, and often biographies and statements of the artists involved that audience members can reference pre-performance to...
I Speak Dance
ODC, based in San Francisco, has developed I Speak Dance to introduce 18-25 year old college students to the world of dance. It aims to cultivate fluency and life-long interest in dance among a you...
SLAM Remote
As background, dance companies are beginning to stream live performances to reach more audiences. While streaming captures the visual aspects of a dance performance, it fails to portray other impor...
Family Day at the Ballet: Pacific Northwest Ballet
Family Day at the Ballet is a combination of backstage tours and low-price tickets for families of students that participate in PNB DISCOVER DANCE Residencies. Students from DISCOVER DANCE schools...
Family Day at PNB: Pacific Northwest Ballet
Family Day at PNB is an in-studio sharing opportunity for students that participate in PNB's DISCOVER DANCE in-school residencies. The event takes place on a Saturday, in PNB's largest, black-box, ...
Pop Up SLAM : STREB Inc.
Pop Up SLAM, a mechanism to transmute the spirit, essence and action landscape of SLAM into roving, adaptable action zones which can occupy a myriad of public spaces -- parks, vacant lots, parking ...
Engagement Events: Dance Theater Etcetera
DTE produces two major dance events annually. Leading up to these events, depending on available resources, we schedule activities that bring audiences and artists together. They can take the form ...
Stomping Grounds: Chicago Human Rhythm Project
The 2016 Stomping Grounds festival featured six dance/drumming companies (American tap, African, Asian, Irish, Mexican, Spanish) in performance, education, and outreach events. For each of six free...
Community Choreographic Laboratories (“Labs”)
: CONTRA TIEMPO
When Lab participants arrive on site, the Artistic Director (serving in the capacity as facilitator) introduces the company and gives a brief history of our work and what we’ll be doing in the sess...
Sensory Friendly Nutcracker
Cincinnati Ballet’s Sensory Friendly performance of "Frisch’s Presents the Nutcracker" was designed to engage children and adults with sensory sensitivities in the community tradition of the holida...
Written in Water: Ragamala Dance Company
Ragamala presented a series of engagement activities leading up to our work, Written in Water. At each activity, attendees played the 2nd century Indian board game of Paramapadam, a central inspira...
Samba in the Streets
Samba in the Streets (SITS) Viver Brasil’s (VB) community engagement program, provides free Afro-Brazilian dance, music and song workshops to youth and adults. Throughout the program’s life, more t...
Sabor Sessions: CONTRA TIEMPO
For Sabor Sessions: Two teaching artists introduce themselves and engage participants in a series of call-and-response warm up games. Then the teaching artists begin introducing the history and bas...
Peer Audience Ambassadors Program: TU Dance
TU Dance used this grant opportunity to empower youth to orient the adults in their lives to dance culture. It supported a series of events including; bringing youth to a cultural awareness traini...
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