Application Open for 2020 National Dance Presenters Forum
Becket, MA 01223
The Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP), in partnership with the New England Foundation for the Arts and Jacob’s Pillow, invites dance presenters to apply for the National Dance Presenters Forum (NDPF), an immersive professional development experience at Jacob’s Pillow from August 5-8, 2020. The third annual intensive, reinstated in 2018 in response to a field-wide interest, is designed to be a catalytic opportunity that addresses the unique needs of dance presenters of today and tomorrow.
PARTNERS & FUNDING SUPPORT
Lead funding for this initiative comes from Association of Performing Arts Professionals and The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) with support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support is provided by Dance/USA and Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with curriculum support provided by the Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance at Wesleyan University.
This five-day leadership development conference for 15 presenters from across the U.S. will be held August 5-8, 2020. Individuals who have been presenting dance for fewer than five years or are based at an organization that has been presenting dance for fewer than five years are encouraged to apply. Room, board, and tickets to Festival performances for those invited to attend will be fully subsidized. Selected participants will be required to cover a participation cost of $175 as well as their travel. Limited scholarships and travel subsidy are available.