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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO HONOR The American Dance Guild's 60th Anniversary!

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO HONOR The American Dance Guild's 60th Anniversary!


The American Dance Guild


Monday, June 13, 2016 - 11:59pm daily through July 1, 2016



The American Dance Guild

The American Dance Guild's 60th Anniversary!

Partnering with
The 92nd Street Y/Dig Dance Series
Jean Erdman Dance 
October 14, 15, 16, 2016 

ADG honors choreographer Jean Erdman and her life-long collaboration with mythologist
Joseph Campbell

Featuring recreations of Erdman's classic repertory and works by contemporary choreographers, with guest artist Christine Dakin performing Erdman's "The Transformations of Medusa," staged by Nancy Allison, to celebrate the legacy of dancer/ choreographer/ avant-garde theater director Jean Erdman now in her 100th year.

Erdman explored archetypal themes in dance and theater works, in collaboration with her life-long partner, husband, writer/mythologist Joseph Campbell, forming one of the dance world's most inspiring artistic relationships.

The program features live performance of Erdman's rarely-seen 1942 solo.The Transformations of Medusa, a stage-to-screen adaptation of her 1948 work Hamadryad by Nancy Allison and Paul Allman, selected new work inspired by myth, and panel discussion by distinguished guests (TBA)who participated in Ms. Erdman's work over six decades.



Myth and the Modern Dance
What do we mean by the mythic dimension in dance?

Looking for works that cross from the personal to the transversal through an exploration of original organic forms. We accept new and historic works.

Maximum: 7 minute solos, maximum: 12 minute group pieces.

Send video links to: adgfest@gmail.com
In subject line, write: Myth and Modern Dance - ADG/92nd Y

Name of piece and time.
Write brief description of piece. Maximum 50 words.
Name of choreographer
Bio of choreographer and company performing - Maximum 100 words
Name of composer
Number of dancers
Fee for submission: $25.00   Send through Paypal; www.adg.org
If chosen, production fee: $60.00

Deadline for submissions: July 1, 2016. Notification: August 15, 2016

Thank you,
The ADG Board and Nancy Allison, (Jean Erdman Dance)
Gloria McLean, President
Tina Croll, Vice President
Lance Westergard - Treasurer
Mary Seidman - Secretary
Sue Berhard
Nancy Zendora
Kaoru Ikeda
Columbine Macher


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