Category Archives: United States of America


16 Feb 2016

Can We Perform Our Way to Power?

The ninth Performing the World (PTW) conference was held in New York City, Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25, 2016. This cultural/political crossroads raises anew the question of power. How is it created? What are the limitations and where...

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30 Oct 2015

USArtists International

USArtists International supports performances by American artists at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces worldwide. The Round II deadline for USArtists International is December 4, 2015 for projects taking place between March 15, 2016 and March 14, 2017. The online application will open when...

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10 Sep 2015

Performance of Previously Blue: Chicago, Illinois

You are invited to a few very special performances!  If you'd like a full press release or copy of the script or video for future touring consideration please let us know and we'll get it all to you as soon...

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10 Sep 2015

FUNDarte presents its 2015-2016 Season of Cultural Events

Miami, FL – Sep. 3rd, 2015 – FUNDarte, known for its diverse and eclectic programming of music, theater, dance and multimedia performance work, proudly presents its year-round season of live performing arts featuring our five signature series No Borders, Miami...

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28 Aug 2015

Performing Americas Creative Exchange grants available  

PLEASE NOTE:  QUICK TURN-AROUND APPLICATION DEADLINE:  SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 PROJECT DATES:  OCTOBER 1, 2015-SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 Please follow this link for full guidelines and application instructions.  You may also find these documents on the NPN website.  For the 2015-2016 grant...

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28 Aug 2015

USArtists International: Call for applications

The USArtists International deadline for Round I applications is September 4, 2015 for projects taking place between December 15, 2015 and December 14, 2016 Program guidelines are available at http://www.midatlanticarts.org/funding/pat_presentation/us_artists/guidelines.html For information please contact Robyn Busch, robyn@midatlanticarts.org USArtists International is a program of...

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5 Jun 2015

Association of Performing Arts Presenters

Save the date for APAP|NYC 2016, the world's premier gathering of performing arts professionals and the Association of Performing Arts Presenters' annual member conference. Registration opens Tuesday, June 9 at noon (EDT)! Here are some of the many reasons to...

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5 Jun 2015

2016 MediaMakers Studio

NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITY As important members of our arts community, we wanted to share an exciting new opportunity from the State Department. As always, we appreciate your continued collaboration on our diverse cultural programs, and we hope you'll explore and...

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27 May 2015

Yale Writers’ Conference 2015

Literary Translation Workshop - Mark Polizzotti June 18-21, 2015 Focusing on translation from other languages into English, this course takes a practical and conceptual approach to literary translation, examining—by select readings of published translations, comparisons of alternate renderings, and critiques...

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27 May 2015

Harlem Arts Festival 2015 Artist lineup

It's official! Here are this year's artists! We'll have more information on each artist in individual profile pages next week, but we wanted to give you the full list first! In the meantime, be the first to purchase tickets to...

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27 May 2015

Antigone From Syria, play reading

On Sunday May 31st we are thrilled to partner with Hybrid Theater Works and director Tracy Cameron Francis for the reading of an excerpt of Mohammad Al Attar's latest work Antigone From Syria, created in Beirut with Syrian women refugees....

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19 May 2015

KO Festival at Amherst College this Summer

This season we will look at our the idea of new homes, new lands, and perhaps a revison of what homeland means in a new America. What is the nature of the immigrant experience?  How are people received and perceived...

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19 May 2015

Residency Opportunity at the Watermill Center

Watermill welcomes proposals from US and international performing artists, visual artists, curators, dramaturges, puppeteers, architects, composers, filmmakers, culinary artists, and writers.  The Watermill Center is a laboratory for performance that supports the development of experimental art. Watermill invites artists to...

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19 May 2015

San Francisco International Arts Festival.

San Francisco International Arts festival opens this Thursday May 21, 2015 In addition to paid ticketed performances we do our best to include as many free activities and events as we can. Here is a partial list of this year's...

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12 May 2015

Isfahan Blues Opened in San Francisco!

The Opening of ISFAHAN BLUES Featured in SFArts! “In November 1963 the legendary Duke Ellington and his band toured to Iran. One month later, Torange Yeghiazarian’s parents opened a nightclub in Tehran...Now, in the year of the Billy Strayhorn centennial, Isfahan...

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12 May 2015

My Heart is in the East opens this weekend

My Heart is in the East is a socially engaged theatre performance that opens up history and personal stories as a model for peacebuilding. The play includes poetry, puppetry, and humor. Written by Jessica Litwak, the play is the culmination of...

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5 May 2015

Could You Please Look Into the Camera? A play

Don't miss the North American premiere of Mohammad Al Attar's Could You Please Look Into the Camera? in an English translation by Lisa Wedeen, from May 28th to 31st at Theaterlab. Written in 2011, the play is based on interviews...

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5 May 2015

Give a Body Back Demonstration. TODAY 10am NYC

Tuesday, May 5th at 10 AM City Hall We need YOU to stand with Belarus Free Theatre on May 5th. Meet us at City Hall at 10 AM to demand justice. Fill out this form to receive important up-to-date information on...

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28 Apr 2015

On the Art of Change

by Darren Walker, President Ford Foundation For as long as I can remember, the arts have imbued energy and meaning into my life. As a small child in a little Southeast Texas town, I pored over the glossy pages of...

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27 Mar 2015

Call for papers: The 2nd International Shakespeare Conference: Translation, Adaptation, Performance

Call for papers: The 2nd  International Shakespeare Conference: Translation, Adaptation, Performance "Where in the World is Shakespeare?" September 18-20, 2015 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA, USA What makes Shakespeare funny in Kabul? In 2005, Corinne Jaber claimed (somewhat tongue-in-cheek)...

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