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Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces a call for proposals for the SDCF Guest Artist Initiative Program

Guest Artist Initiative
For National artists
The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) announces a call for proposals for the SDCF Guest Artist Initiative Program, a grant program for American colleges and universities to fund and facilitate the hiring of professional stage directors and choreographers as Guest Artists.  Through this program, SDCF has funded six productions across the country and has facilitated an additional four productions.

Interested schools may apply by submitting a completed application form for a production to SDCF.  An SDCF panel comprised of professional directors and choreographers, arts administrators, and college educators will select the productions to be awarded grants.  SDCF will furnish up to $6,000 to be shared by at least two schools.

To be eligible for this grant, the project must be produced by an American college or university located in the United States, be mounted by December 31, 2013, and be fully funded.  It is not required for the producing school to have hired guest artists in the past.  Projects for which the Guest Artist has already been selected are ineligible.

Eligible schools interested in applying for the SDCF Guest Artist Initiative Program can download the Guest Artist Initiative Application and Guidelines at www.sdcweb.org andhttp://sdcfoundation.wordpress.com beginning March 9, 2012.  Submissions will be accepted anytime thereafter until May 14, 2012 at 11:59pm EST.  We encourage early application as no applications will be accepted after this date.  The selected schools will be notified by June 19, 2012. If requested, basic feedback will be given by SDCF staff on any proposal draft received by April 30, 2012.

For further information on this program and other SDCF programs, please visit at www.sdcweb.org andhttp://sdcfoundation.wordpress.com.  Contact Ellen Rusconi, Director of Programs, with any questions regarding eligibility, guidelines and application process at ERusconi@sdcweb.org or 646.524.2226.

Deadline: 05-14-2012
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation
New York, NY

Contact: Ellen Rusconi
email: ERusconi@sdcweb.org
Phone: 646.524.2226
Website: http://sdcfoundation.wordpress.com

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