October 13 - 20, 2019
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PREVIEWS OF UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
Women in Dance L.L.C is to host the 2019 Women in Dance Leadership Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The conference will take place from October 17, 2019 – October 19, 2019 at the Mandell Theater, 3220 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 and various locations of Drexel University Department of Performing Arts.
Culminating her Asian Arts Initiative and Philadelphia Asian Performing Artists Mini-residency project, Annielille Gavino will present Patawili, a Sunday dinner and multi-disciplinary immersive dance-theater experience on Filipino-American stories.
SHARP Dance Company, is pleased to announce their home season and revival performance of Aquarian Exposition: A Trip Back to the Original Woodstock. The performance, a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock features eight company dancers and a live singer and will take place November 1-3, 2019 at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia.
Drexel University’s Department of Performing Arts presents SUPPER, People on the Move! performed by the Cardell Dance Theater with choreography by Philadelphia-based artist Silvana Cardell. SUPPER will be performed from November 8-10 in Drexel’s URBN Center Annex Black Box Theater.
The Kimmel Center Cultural Campus presents the dazzling international sensation, Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue, to the Merriam Theater on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Through a fusion of film, dance, and music, this high-energy production explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood.
The Koresh Dance Company is proud to announce the 6th annual Come Together Dance Festival, November 20-24 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre. This festival celebrates Philadelphia’s rich and diverse artistic landscape over five nights.
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This calendar is designed to provide helpful information on foundation, corporate, and government funding opportunities for individual choreographers and dance organisations. The information is arranged in chronological order by application deadline date. Note – many funders accept applications on a rolling basis with no firm deadline date. Because funding information constantly changes, we strongly urge you to visit the funder website to receive the latest information on application policies, procedures, and deadlines before submitting a proposal.
October 16, 2019
Established Theatre and Dance Companies Funded
The Shubert Foundation is dedicated to sustaining and advancing the live performing arts in the United States, with a particular emphasis on theatre and a secondary focus on dance. The Foundation provides general operating support to nonprofit, professional resident theatre and dance companies that have an established artistic and administrative track record, as well as a history of fiscal responsibility. A limited number of grants are also made to arts-related organizations that help support the development of theatre and dance, as well as graduate drama departments of private universities. Applications for theatre grants are due December 4, 2019. All other grant applications must be submitted by October 16, 2019. Visit the Foundation’s website to learn more about the funding guidelines and application instructions.

October 30, 2019
Travel Subsidies for Performing Artists and Presenters Supported
The Cultural Exchange Fund, an initiative of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals, is a travel subsidy program that assists U.S.-based presenters in building partnerships with international touring artists, companies, and their collaborators. The focus of the program is on increasing presenters’ knowledge of international performing artists based outside the U.S. and the cultural context for these artists’ work. In promoting cross-cultural arts programming, travel to Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East is strongly encouraged. The maximum amount awarded per individual organization or artist is $2,000. Group travel subsidies of three or more presenters are also available, with a maximum award of $10,000. All applicants must be  members  of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals. Requests are reviewed two times per year; the final 2019 deadline is October 30. Applications must be submitted online through the Association of Performing Arts Professionals website

October 31, 2019
Grants Strengthen Japanese Performing Arts Programs in the U.S. and Canada
The mission of the Japan Foundation is to establish international cultural exchange and mutual understanding between Japan and other countries. The Foundation’s Performing Arts Japan (PAJ) program is designed to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences in North America. PAJ supports initiatives created by U.S. and Canadian nonprofit organizations to provide geographically diverse audiences with greater exposure to Japanese performing arts, as well as encouraging collaborations between Japanese and North American artists. PAJ Touring Grants assist in the presentation of Japanese performing arts in the U.S. and Canada, emphasizing locations outside major metropolitan areas. PAJ Collaboration Grants allow Japanese and American/Canadian artists to create new works that will further an appreciation of Japanese culture when presented to American and Canadian audiences. The application deadline is October 31, 2019. Visit the Japan Foundation website to download the PAJ program guidelines and application form.

November 22, 2019
USArtists International (USAI) is a grant program that supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories.

November 25, 2019
Support for Live Performance Projects Nationwide
The MAP Fund invests in artistic production as the critical foundation of imagining—and ultimately co-creating—a more equitable and vibrant society. Each year MAP supports original live performance projects throughout the United States that embody a spirit of deep inquiry. MAP has a particular interest in supporting artists who question, disrupt, complicate, and challenge inherited notions of social and cultural hierarchy across the current American landscape, including issues of class, sexual orientation, gender, generation, religious affiliation, and other aspects of cultural difference. Up to 45 grants ranging from $10,000 to $45,000 will be awarded in the upcoming grant cycle. The application process opens on October 21 and closes on November 25, 2019. (During the last three weeks of October, MAP offers support to applicants who would like staff to read and respond to a project description draft prior to submitting an application.) Visit the MAP website to download the 2020 Application Guide.

April 1, 2020
USArtists International (USAI) is a grant program that supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories.

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Travel supported through the NDP Travel Fund should aid tour planning for NDP funded works and build relationships between NDP artist grantees and presenters, curators, and other field professionals who can support the touring of their work in the United States.
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