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Posts about International Engagement

May 2013

5.5.13
Elysian McNiff
The following is a compilation of calls to artists that I am happy to share with the field. Please feel free to contact me with opportunities that you want to be included in a subsequent post. 1. RFQ...Read more »
5.1.13
Brian Jose
I am finding it difficult to highlight any single experience from my Center Stage trip to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, so I've been putting off writing this post for several days. It's not that...Read more »

April 2013

4.24.13
Charles Robin
It amazes me how much cultural immersion can happen in just 10 days. Knowing I just scratched the surface, I feel like I have so much more understanding of the cultural life in Morocco after...Read more »

March 2013

3.30.13
Lisa Booth
As I was coming of age during the Vietnam War, if anyone had predicted that 40 years later I would travel through the Mekong Delta in a sampan, I would have chalked the vision up to someone’s...Read more »
3.28.13
Kelsey Colcord
The last (but not least!) of the Center Stage 2012 ensembles to arrive in the U.S. was Jogja Hip Hop Foundation (JHF), a group of DJs and rappers who incorporate Indonesian pop and gemalan music,...Read more »
3.26.13
Elysian McNiff
The following is a compilation of calls to artists that I am happy to share with the field. Please feel free to contact me with opportunities that you want to be included in a subsequent post. 1...Read more »
3.26.13
Kelsey Colcord
In November 2012, Center Stage welcomed two very funny men to the U.S., Danish Ali and Ali Gul Pir, also known as Very Live. While on tour in the U.S., they were eager to see what made Americans...Read more »
3.15.13
Kelsey Colcord
BélO, Haiti's socially conscious groove innovator, came to the U.S. with Center Stage in late October 2012. Although he had performed in the states before, this was BélO's first time to...Read more »
3.5.13
Kelsey Colcord
I believe that there is a possibility for us in this world to each mutually understand one another, because the arts, especially dance, makes us all honest and grants us an inner conscience. - Ery...Read more »
3.1.13
Kelsey Colcord
Flying from Pétion-Ville, Haiti, to Washington, DC in October of 2012, Compagnie de Danse Jean-René Delsoin began the journey of their Center Stage Tour. This company of five dancers...Read more »

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