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March 2013

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 »
3.11.13
Elizabeth Bouchard
Program Coordinator Elizabeth Bouchard shares the top five most frequently asked questions from National Theater Project Creation & Touring Applicants. Q-1: Can I apply to the program as an...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 »
3.4.13
Steven Skerritt-Davis
Since 2010, NDP’s Production Residencies for Dance program has undergone an extensive evaluation led by M. Chris Dwyer of RMC Research Corporation. Our goal for the evaluation was to use the...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 »
3.1.13
Steven Skerritt-Davis
For the last National Dance Project Year 2 PRD, Alaska-native and Minneapolis-based dance artist Emily Johnson (Yup’ik) spent ten days in November 2012 in residence with her company at the...Read more »

February 2013

2.28.13
Elysian McNiff
NEFA partnered with the Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston (A&BC) for NEFA's Public Art Discussion Series event, The Business of Being a Public Artist . Jim Grace, Executive Director...Read more »
2.27.13
Steven Skerritt-Davis
In March 2012, New York-based dance artist Brian Brooks took his company to sunny Santa Barbara for a four-week residency at the Lobero Theater to work on his National Dance Project-supported work...Read more »
2.25.13
Steven Skerritt-Davis
Palissimo ’s PRD residency at the Wexner was an example of a post-premiere/pre-tour residency and the residency’s goals were extremely ambitious. The NDP-supported work, Strange Cargo ,...Read more »
2.22.13
Steven Skerritt-Davis
This second post in the PRD series includes two summaries of residencies from the program’s pilot round. Though very different in experience and focus, these residencies (and the profiles from...Read more »

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