Maida Withers Dance Film Screened at Turkish Festival

A film by Washington, DC dance artist and choreographer Maida Withers, Thresholds Crossed/Art Angar, was selected and screened at the Istanbul Dance on Camera Festival in Turkey in November as part of the “Amerika seckisi” (film selection from America).

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Bessie Awards Return to Honor Top NYC Dance Works, Performances

After a one-year break, the New York Dance and Performance Awards, known as “the Bessies,” named top honorees from both the 2008 to 2009 and 2009 to 2010 dance seasons Monday night at Symphony Space in New York.

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Chicago Grant Programs Encourage Creation of New Choreography

Choreographers are encouraged to create new dance works through two Chicago-area grant programs sponsored by The Joffrey Ballet and Chicago Dancemakers Forum, a consortium of independent artists and representatives from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Dance Center of Columbia College, and alternative-performance venue Links Hall.

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U. of Michigan Seeks Fellowship Applications

A team of scholars at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, is looking for up to ten fellows (graduate students, faculty, independent artists, and writers) to come together on February 18 and 19 for “Movement, Somatics and Writing: A Practice-Based Research Symposium.”

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