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  • 12 Jan 2018 1:44 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Applications are now available for the New York Public Library's Short-Term Research Fellowships. Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and foreign nationals who have been resident in the United States for the three years as of January 31, 2018, and fellows must live outside the New York metropolitan area.

    Information on the fellowships is here:

    The application is here:

  • 12 Jan 2018 1:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    For more information, please view the PDF.

  • 09 Jan 2018 2:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    An exciting opportunity exists for a strong administrator to lead the Department of Theatre and Dance at Missouri State University. The ideal candidate is a collaborative facilitator who can navigate the unique needs of a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, while aiming to bring consensus amongst departments. The Department Head should be a persuasive negotiator and exceptional communicator.

    The Department Head provides active leadership in recruitment and retention, budget management, alumni relations, curriculum development, hiring and evaluation of faculty and staff, leading diversity efforts, and serving as producer for Tent Theatre. The Department Head also provides leadership to all areas of the department, including BA, BS, BFA, and BSE programs.

    Position is located in Springfield, Missouri. Start date is July 1, 2018.

    Interested candidates can find more information here: 

  • 02 Jan 2018 11:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Dear Artistic Researchers in Dance and Performance,

    I am pleased to bring your attention to the findings emerging from three surveys undertaken by the Artistic Doctorates in Europe' (ADiE) project.

    The surveys sought to gather insights into the experience and perceptions of doctoral research undertaken through dance and performance practice and includes the voices of candidates, supervisors and the wider cultural arts sector.

    The full report is available for download on the ADiE website.

    To give you a taster, the report concludes with some keys areas in need of further consideration:

    • There is ongoing tension between embodied artistic processes and those found in conventional academic work. These tensions continue to need attention in the development and delivery of Artistic Research methodologies and tools would assist artist researchers and their supervisors.
    • Artistic Doctorates needs adequate support within and without academic structures. The lack of resources (time, space, funding) needs to be addressed.
    • Candidates and supervisors need sufficient and appropriate training and Artistic Research environments in Higher Education need to be strengthened to ensure high-quality outcomes.
    • A productive, mutual dialogue between the cultural sector and research communities is still underdeveloped but is welcomed and needed. To develop this dialogue it would be fruitful to consider the differing frameworks and conditions that exist within academia and the cultural sector.

  • 19 Dec 2017 11:36 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The Duke University Program in Dance seeks an outstanding, ambitious dance research and movement practitioner who will contribute to the development of the undergraduate program as well as to the new proposed MFA in Dance: Embodied Interdisciplinary Praxis. 

    To view the full job description, click here

  • 15 Dec 2017 3:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    For additional information and to apply, please click here

  • 15 Dec 2017 2:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Researching (in/as) Motion

    Research intensives for artistic researchers and
    doctoral candidates
     in dance and body-based performance

     March 19th - 23rd  2018
    (Stockholm University of the Arts / Weld, SE)


    June 25th – 29th 2018
    (University of Chichester, UK)

    For additional information, view the PDF here.

    Curated as part of ‘Artistic Doctorates in Europe: Dance and Performance’ (ADiE) project these intensive workshops are offered for movement and performing arts researchers.

    The intensives at Stockholm University of the Arts /Weld (SE) and University of Chichester (UK) will enable you to develop, reflect on and share your own artistic research with an international group of participants and tutors. The weeks will offer opportunities to experience productive and meaningful research methods that are suitable to the fluid, increasingly interdisciplinary and global nature of creative research environments.

    Testing out embodied and somatic research methodologies that have been developed at the intersection of cultural and academic sectors, the intensives will provide opportunities to:

    • ·      research from/in embodied practice
    • ·      develop language/writing strategies
    • ·      place ‘composition’/ ‘the choreographic’ in research
    • ·      experience creative feedback / articulation strategies
    • ·      consider artistic research in relation to audiences
    • ·      reflect on research in the public realm (including discussions with arts/dance organisations and promoters.)

    Each intensive is also informed by its location and participants will be invited to engage with locally based artists and promoters. Facilitated by a group of leading artistic researchers / academics from across the UK and Scandinavia, the teaching team includes: Prof Rebecca Hilton, in collaboration with Anna Koch and Dr Camilla Damkjaer (SE), and Prof Jane Bacon, Prof Vida Midgelow, Dr Lee Miller, Dr Bob Whalley  and Dance4 Artistic Director Paul Russ (UK), amongst others (full details will be on the website).

    Indicative sessions include: “Daily morning practice”, “Walking and Talking Practice”, the “Techo Somatics Dance Party”, “Creative Articulations Process work (CAP)", “Subjectivity and ‘thing’ness’”, “Embodied awareness and creative languaging”, “Documentation and the public realm”, plus daily research presentations by leading movement researchers.

    The weeks will also be documented by ADiE such that they will, in turn, help provide examples of artistic research in process as part of an online resource for future doctoral candidates working in dance and performance.  

    The intensives are free – made possible by Erasmus Plus Support

    How to apply:

    The intensives are designed as a pair and are for researchers / doctoral candidates in dance, choreography and other body-based performance practices. We encourage applicants to attend both the Stockholm and Chichester intensives if at all possible, however we do recognize this may not be possible for all.

    To apply please send the following details to:

    1. Name:

    2. Contact Email:

    3. Home Address:

    4. Affiliation:

    5. State which week(s) you are applying for:

    • A. Both, Stockholm and Chichester
    • B. Stockholm University of the Arts, March 19th - 23rd  2018
    • OR
    • C. University of Chichester,  June 25th – 29th 2018

    6. Title and short description of your current artistic research project (100 words):

    7. Personal statement as to why you wish to attend the intensives (150 words):

    8. Indicate stage in your research project:


    Early applications are encouraged

    The final deadline for all applications is Monday January 15th 2018




    Travel, Venue and Accommodation details 

    Stockholm,  March 19th-23rd 2017

    Weld, Nortullsgatan 7, Stockholm

    School of Dance and Circus, Brinellvägen 58, Stockholm


    Part in double room at 2 kronor Hostel, Surbrunnsgatan 44, 113 48 Stockholm. Cost: 695 SEK/night per room (around 72 Euro) including linens and towel.
    Walking distance to both venues.

    (Note: This is the accommodation that has been reserved for those attending on a bursary)

    Other options
    Hostel Bed & Breakfast:

    Crafoord Place:
    There are of course other hostels in Stockholm a bit further away from the venues:

    Wasa Park Hotel:
    Elite Palace hotel:

    Hotel Rex:
    Hotel Hellsten:
    You can also look for hotels and hostels in Stockholm at 

    Parking: it is difficult to find parking within Stockholm city. We do not recommend bringing a car.


    Closest airports: Arlanda airport or Bromma airport.

    Ground travel from airport:
    From both airports: Flygbussarna, return ticket around 200 SEK (20 Euros)
    From Arlanda airport: Arlanda Express train, return ticket around 550 SEK (57 Euros)

    Local travel:
    To ride on all subways and buses in Stockholm, buy a SL-access card and load it with a minimum of 100 SEK (10,50 Euros) for a few trips, or buy for example a 72 hour travel card for 249 SEK (26 Euro) and travel as much as you like. More information here:

    Local info  / things to do:
    Where to see dance:
    Suggestions for museums, where to eat and more:

    Visa info:
    If you are a citizen of a country in Europe no visa is needed. Here is a link to information about which countries needs a visa to enter Sweden:

    Travel, Venue and Accommodation details


    Chichester  25th -29th June 2018



    The University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus, College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex, UK, PO19 6PE


    Directions: Directions to Bishop Otter Campus

    Campus Map and Parking: Campus Map and Parking


    University Accommodation (off campus): Stockbridge Student Village, Stockbridge Road, Chichester: University Accommodation

    £25 per night

    We strongly advise all participants to use this accommodation as it is close, very well priced and suitable quality. Details of how to book will be sent on confirmation of your place.

    (Note: This is the accommodation that has been reserved for those attending on a bursary)

    Parking at the accommodation site is to be confirmed – please check before you bring a car. 

    This accommodation is close to the train station, and approximately a 25 minute walk to the university. Advance booking is required to secure this option.

    For alternative accommodations:

    Premier Inn:

    Travel Lodge:

    You can also look for hotels and hostels in Chichester at 


    For all routes:

    FYI: The most convenient London airport is London Gatwick (LGW) with direct trains to Chichester. 

    Ground travel:

    For up-to-date information on  train fares and times, check:

    Trains go directly from Gatwick Airport to Chichester (approx: 1 hour travel time)

    Cost: £16 (single journey) £25 (off peak return within one month).

    From London Victoria, trains depart every half hour between 0600 and 2230.

    The journey takes approx. 1 hour 45 mins.

    Trains from Brighton (1 hour)

    Trains from Portsmouth Harbour (40 minutes)

    Trains from Southampton Central (55mins)

    Local travel information  

    The University of Chichester is within a 20min walking distance from Chichester train station. 

    (and a 25 minute walk from Stockbridge accommodation which is on the same road as the train station in the opposite direction to the University).


    Plusbus ( is a saver bus ticket for Chichester and the surrounding urban areas only:

    Day Price:  £2.40

    7 days:  £10.40

    Taxi services (easiest from train station):

    The main town is between the University and the train station. It is a lovely, small city and easy to navigate. 

    Local food outlets:

    Most major supermarkets (e.g Waitrose, Tesco Metro, M&S, Co-op are all in the city area). Sainsbury’s, ASDA, Tesco, LIDL, ALDI are on the outer ring roads.

    Healthfood stores in Chichester:

    Manuka Whole Foods

    Grape Tree Feel Good Foods:

    Luckes with vegetarian, gluten free options:

    There are many pubs, restaurants and cafes in Chichester.

    For coffee connoisseurs: Coffeelab

    Local info / things to do:

    Chichester Festival Theatre:

    LANO Yoga:


    Leisure Centre:

    Nuffield Health and Fitness Centre:

    Trampoline Park:

    Cathedral :

    Pallant House Gallery:

    Novium Museum:

    Canal Trips:


    Local Tourist Destinations:


    West Wittering:


    Visa info:
    If you are a citizen of a country in Europe no visa is needed. Here is a link to information about which countries needs a visa to enter the UK:




  • 11 Dec 2017 12:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    DISCO! An Interdisciplinary Conference
    University of Sussex
    21-23 June 2018

    From its origins as a New York City subculture amongst gay, black and Latino/Latina practitioners, and its transition into the mainstream, to its subsequent lives across international scenes, disco poses pivotal questions about the entanglements of art, industry, identity, and community. Disco is the site of many significant and lasting debates in popular culture, including those surrounding the figures of the DJ and the diva, the status and significance of dancing bodies, the tension between what is authentic and what is synthetic, and the historic maligning of society’s others.

    This major interdisciplinary international conference aims to examine and expand these debates. We therefore invite researchers from a range of academic backgrounds to re/consider disco cultures in their shifting historic and social contexts. We hope to explore disco as a tentacular phenomenon that reaches across multiple sites of production and consumption, from music and dance to fashion and film.

    Keynote Presentations by:

    Melissa Blanco Borelli (Royal Holloway, University of London)

    Tim Lawrence (University of East London).

    Potential points of entry:

    Disco as interdiscipline: music, dance, film, fashion, culture, fandom

    Disco as place: Disco reaches beyond its NYC origins. How has disco travelled? What are its different geographic and cultural contexts?

    Disco as space: What kinds of spaces are explored by disco - its dancefloors, its clubs, its streets, its towns?

    Disco as identity: Disco’s queerness, disco’s blackness, disco’s Latino/a-ness, disco’s women. Who made disco and for whom was it made? What other disco populations exist out there today? Considering disco’s appropriation by white-dominated culture.

    Disco as history: Disco has outlasted its heyday in the 1970s. What were its historical roots and what have been (and will be) its futures?

    Disco as affect: sweat, strobe, glitter, ecstasy, sex, stamina

    Death to disco: How has disco been attacked? Exploring backlash, homophobia, racism, and rockism

    We welcome proposals for conference papers of 20 minutes but also for pre-formed panels, roundtable discussions, or formats that allow for the presentation of praxis (installations, lecture performances, for instance).

    Please send a 300-word abstract, along with a short biography and indication of the format of your proposed presentation to: by Friday 2 March 2018.


    Mimi Haddon (Lecturer in Music, School of Media, Film and Music)

    Michael Lawrence (Reader in Film Studies, School of Media, Film and Music)

    Arabella Stanger (Lecturer in Drama: Theatre and Performance, School of English)

    CFP online:

  • 05 Dec 2017 12:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Oberlin College Dance Department invites applications for a full-time, one year visiting position in dance practices beginning in the Fall 2018.  Applicants should have a terminal degree (M.F.A. or Ph.D.) in hand or expected by September 2018, and have at least two years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level.  The successful candidate will teach five courses over the fall and spring semesters, and participate in other kinds of departmental activities, including mentoring student choreographers and advising student groups.  

    For more information and to view the full job post, click here. 

  • 30 Nov 2017 1:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The School of Dance seeks to hire two full-time Assistant Professors of Studio Practice beginning in the 2018-19 Academic Year. The positions are 3-year appointments with potential for renewal. Candidates should bring to the curriculum expansive and diverse pedagogical approaches.

    To view the full job post, click here.

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