Open Call 2015 project partners Pepatian and BAAD! will provide free rehearsal space and paid performance opportunities at BAAD!/Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance for three Latino and/or Bronx-based emerging dance artists chosen via a selection committee.
Selected artists will receive support from accessible and experienced mentors, as well as receive performance fees (and other marketing, tech and documentation support) for premiere of new, full-length, contemporary dance and dance theater works.
Documentary Film and dance performances will be featured at Pregones Theater, Friday June 26. Check back for more details!
This documentary film project focuses on creative process and features collaborating artists: Sita Frederick, Rokafella, and Marion Ramirez. Editor: Naeema Jamilah. (read more)
Friday, June 26, 2015
The project creates dialogue about the Caribbean/Latina-American experience through dance and performance, and features:
a 40-minute documentary film based on the original dance theater project, live performances by Sita Frederick, Ana “Rokafella” Garcia and Marion Ramirez, as well as performances by other emerging artists selected and mentored by them. All of the artists will be part of a workshop on creative process guided by award-winning choreographer Merian Soto.
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education
April 18, 2015
Part of Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc program presented in collaboration with Casita Maria, offering free performances and programs
“Bronx Speaks: Making Place”
March 6 – 8, 2015
Bronx Museum of the Arts
All activities are funded, in part, by public funds from the New York State Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, public funds from the Bronx Council on the Arts through the New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization Program and the generosity of individual donations.