March 2007 - May 2007: Issue 22


Resources For Dancers: Part 2

compiled by Joan Duddy

Editor's note: In this issue our listing of resources for dancers will conclude with grants and fellowships, residencies and festivals, service organizations, and publications.

Residencies/ Festivals

Alphabetical Order A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
American Dance Festival
1697 Broadway, Room 900
New York, NY 10019

Intensive summer festival program in Durham, NC.

Djerassi Foundation
2325 Bear Gulch Road
Woodside, CA 94062

Provides uninterrupted time for development of work in beautiful environment.

Dance Omi International Dance Collective
59 Letter S Road
Ghent, NY 12075-3800

Inaugurated in August 2005, this unique residence awarded ten individual dancers from around the world the opportunity to live and work together for three weeks in a collaborative dance collective in Columbia County, NY. An informal performance of the resulting collaborations concluded the residency. E-mail for application.

Jacob's Pillow
358 George Carter Road
Beckett, MA 01223
(413) 243-9919

Oldest summer festival and school in the country. Established by Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis in 1930.

The Silo
Silo Project/Dancenow/NYC
CCDC/527 Hudson Street
PO Box 20029
New York, NY 10014

Provides NYC-area dancemakers with free unlimited rehearsal space and low-cost housing at Kirkland Farm in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, 76 miles from NYC. Residencies can be two days or two weeks, depending on need. Minimal contributions towards housing in the Guest House help to maintain the Silo program. Applications and guidelines available on website.

The Yard
PO Box 405
Chilmark, MA 02535-0405
(508) 645-9662

Summer residency on Martha's Vineyard, devoted to choreography. There is a residency for a company to make new work and a residency for a choreographer to make new work on dancers auditioned by The Yard. Guidelines on the website.

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