The first of three application deadlines for USArtists International for the 2013 program year is Friday, September 7, 2012. The program provides support to American dance, music and theater ensembles and solo performers that have been invited to perform at significant international festivals and engagements that represent extraordinary career opportunities anywhere in the world outside of the United States.  The upcoming deadline is for festivals and engagements taking place between November 1, 2012 and October 31, 2013. Guidelines and the new online application for the USArtists International program can be found here.  Questions should be directed to Brigid Myers, Program Assistant, International at