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BAX Artist Services Day‏

BAX Artist Services Day‏

Company:

Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Location:

BAX: 421 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

Dates:

Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 1:00pm

Tickets:

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Company:
Brooklyn Arts Exchange

BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange
is excited to announce its first

ARTIST SERVICES DAY 

featuring an array of talks and workshops designed to support working dance, theater, performance artists and their supporters.

Sunday, February 9, 2014 
1:00 - 6:00 pm

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 


*ADVANCE REGISTRATION for the "AUTHENTIC COLLABORATION" workshop is mandatory.
Due to limited space, advanced registration is highly recommended for all other workshops.

CHILDCARE is available (free) by reservation one week in advance for participating adults.
Please email artistservices@bax.org with names, ages of children and what time periods you are in need of childcare.


1:00 - 3:00 pm

AUTHENTIC COLLABORATION: 
Creating with teens and balancing the role of artist and educator in the process
For teaching artists who work directly with a teen population in dance or theater.
 
Led by BAX Programs Consultant and Professional Development Specialist Donna Costello.
 
Click HERE to pre-register. Due to limited enrollment, participants MUST pre-register.


1:30 - 2:30 pm

PARENT/ARTISTS CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES: 
A conversation with dance and theater artists whose children range in age from tots to teens.
Confirmed artists: Karen Grenke, Margaret Paek, Adrienne Westwood, Nami Yamamoto, David Vining, Shelley Senter.
 
Moderated by Shannon Hummel
 
Click HERE to pre-register.


1:30 - 2:30 pm

HELIX (Queer Performance Network): 
with BAX, LaMama and the Hemispheric Institute for Performance & Politics
"Support for queer artists/work" Led by HELIX Director Dan Fishback.
 
A group of curators and program directors who support queer work in NYC will share opportunities and be available for questions.
Panelists include: Ellie Covan / The HOT Festival, Heather Ac and Danielle Luxe / Heels on Wheels (and more).
 
Click HERE to pre-register.


2:30 - 6:00 pm

2014/15 RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITIES AT BAX: 
Announcement of BAX residencies, application guidelines and deadlines.
A table will be set-up to provide information about the residencies at BAX, including two new residencies - Teaching Artist in Residence (TAIR) and the Parent/Theater Artist Space Grant that pairs with Parent/Choreographer Space Grant.
 
Pre-registration is not required.


3:30 - 4:15 pm

ALLIANCE OF ARTIST COMMUNITIES 
Led by Alliance of Artist Communities Executive Director, Caitlin Strokosch, this talk will address residencies for dance and theater artists throughout the US.
 
Click HERE to pre-register.


4:15 - 5:30 pm

ANATOMY OF A MAJOR PROJECT 
The creation of a multi year work - How a major dance/theater work is developed. Artists will share their stories including the value of different residencies i.e. production, research, university based, residential, urban. How long does it take? What is the value of a multi year length of time? What relationships are most essential?

Confirmed artists: Dean Moss, Faye Driscoll, Matthew Paul Olmos, 600 HIGHWAY MEN (Abigail Browde & Michael Silverstone).
 
Click HERE to pre-register.


5:30 - 6:00 pm

CLOSING RECEPTION 
All panelists, participants, and people interested in Artist Services at BAX. 

 


ABOUT BAX

Founded in 1991, BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange is a vital center for artistic and cultural development in Brooklyn, serving over 2,500 artists, 9,000 students, and over 2,000 audience members each year. BAX offers an annual presenting season, artist services, and educational programs for youth and adults. Our two decades of providing student and emerging artists with the right support at the right time plays a crucial role in ensuring that important artistic voices are launched successfully. BAX provides classes six days per week, public school residencies, 75 evenings of performance and free conferences/festivals to NYC youth including our groundbreaking Young Women's Project and YouthWorks programs. BAX offers scholarships to 25% of the students who take class with us each year.

It is an organizational priority to ensure our core constituency continues to have access to community-based arts education. In addition, artists in dance, theatre and performance are provided meaningful residencies to develop artistically, professionally and curatorially. Residencies include uninterrupted development space, performance opportunities, peer and mentor support.

For more information about BAX and its programs please call 718-832-0018, email press@bax.org or visit us on the web at www.bax.org.


ABOUT ARTIST SERVICES

BAX's Artist Services Programs receives generous funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Mertz-Gilmore Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Jerome Foundation, the Jerome Robbins Foundation, the Puffin Foundation, the Harkness Foundation for Dance, and the Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation.

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