Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation – USArtists International – Current Cycle – Baltimore, Maryland

International Grants Announced

The Foundation's USArtists International program awarded over $198,000 in the second of three grant rounds to be conducted in its 2014 fiscal year. The program is dedicated to ensuring that the excellence and diversity of the performing arts in the United States is represented abroad. The grants will support 26 ensembles and soloists from across the country to perform at 32 different festivals in 17 countries over six continents. Grantees range from Honolulu's Makana to the Uptown Jazz Orchestra of New Orleans, and from Dance Theater of Harlem to Ragamala Dance of Minneapolis. A complete list of grantees and festival engagements can be found here. The application deadline for the next grant round of USArtists International is April 18, 2014. Questions should be directed to Brigid Zuknick atBrigid@midatlanticarts.org

USArtists International Current Cycle

FY14 Round Two Grants

Ann Heymann, MN

World Harp Congress, Australia

Bang on a Can, NY

Tongyeong International Music Festival, South Korea

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, NY

Kaohsiung Spring Arts Festival, Taiwan

Carl Stone, CA

Frontiers Festival, United Kingdom

CircoZero, CA

Donaufestival, Austria

Theater of the World, Germany

Dance Theatre of Harlem, NY

Innsbruck Dance Festival, Austria

Diavolo Dance Theatre, CA

Movimentos Festival, Germany 

Doug Varone and Dancers, NY

Lima International New Dance Festival, Peru

Ensemble Lipzodes, IN

International Baroque Festival Missions of Chiquitos, Bolivia

Helen Sung Quartet, NY

Wigan International Jazz Festival, United Kingdom

International Contemporary Ensemble, NY

Aspekte Festival, Austria

Eight Bridges Festival, Germany

Kronos Quartet, CA

Festival of Traditional and Avant-Garde Music “Codes”, Poland

Makana, HI

WOMADelaide, Australia

WOMAD New Zealand, New Zealand

Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, CA

Israel Festival, Israel

Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People, NY

Gothenburg Dance & Theater Festival, Sweden

Music Maker Blues Revue, NC

Byron Bay Bluesfest, Australia

New York Polyphony, NY

Monastery Concerts in Upper Austria, Austria

Rheingau Music Festival, Germany

Palissimo Company, NY

KioSK Festival of Independent Theatre and Dance, Slovakia

Ragamala Dance, MN

Trinity Arts Festival of India, India

Rudresh Mahanthappa, NJ

Edmonton International Jazz Festival, Canada

Montreal International Jazz Festival, Canada

Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Canada

Saint Genet, WA

The Luminato Festival, Canada

SO Percussion, NY

TROMP International Festival, The Netherlands

Tarras Band, NY

Jewish Culture Festival, Poland

Terry Lynn Galloway, FL

DaDa Fest International, United Kingdom

Uptown Jazz Orchestra, LA

Standard Bank Joy of Jazz, South Africa

Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company, NY

LIFT Festival, United Kingdom