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Posts from Steven Skerritt-Davis

July 2013

7.24.13
Steven Skerritt-Davis
NDP’s Regional Dance Development Initiative (RDDI) provides professional growth for dance artists in regions across the U.S. during 10-day dance labs held every three to five years in cities...Read more »

March 2013

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
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

2.27.13
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 »
2.19.13
Steven Skerritt-Davis
Over the next few weeks, the NEFA blog will feature a series of posts highlighting the National Dance Project’s (NDP’s) Production Residencies for Dance (PRD) program. The program was...Read more »

January 2013

1.4.13
Steven Skerritt-Davis
We are excited to announce that our transition to a new online grants system is complete! Below are a few tips to help you navigate the new system. Starting a new funding request: To open a new NEFA...Read more »

December 2012

12.7.12
Steven Skerritt-Davis
Each grant round, NEFA program staff respond to many questions from applicants about fiscal sponsorship. This post explains why and when NEFA grantees need fiscal sponsors and provides resources to...Read more »

November 2012

11.16.12
Steven Skerritt-Davis
NEFA is transitioning to an improved online grants system to better serve our applicants and grantees. Some benefits of the system’s redesign include: easier profile creation and maintenance...Read more »