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EMPLOYMENT

CALL TO CHOREOGRAPHERS

“COUPLES FOR CASA” Fundraiser

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is seeking a choreographer to produce choreography for their upcoming fundraiser on October 7, 2017.
DEADLINE TO APPLY — SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

Commissioned Choreography

Choreographer will create 1.00-2.00 minutes of choreography for 5 “generations dances” with 1 couple per dance: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000.  Choreographer will choose musical accompaniment and costumes.

Dancers

Choreographer will work with couples that support CASA.  Dancers are trained and untrained with a flair for movement and musicality.

EVENT DATES + DEADLINES

Event Meeting w/ CASA + Dancers: September 7, 2017 | TIME TBA    Meeting Location: CASA Office 1717 Columbus St.

Rehearsal Period: September 1 – September 30, 2017 | Time TBD   (number of rehearsals and length of rehearsals are to be determined by choreographer and dancers)

Tech + Dress Rehearsal: October 7, 2016  | 2:00-3:30 PM

Performance: October 7, 2017 | 6:00 PM CALL  +  7:30 pm PERFORMANCE    Performance Location: 5327 Adolphus Avenue, Bakersfield, AZ, 93308

Requirements:

  • Please submit a cover letter, dance resume, and outline for proposed choreography (song choice, props, costumes)
  • Choreographer must provide dance space for rehearsals.
  • Have experience working with non-technically trained dancers.
  • Demonstrate willingness to assist CASA with overall event theatrical and technical elements.

Compensation: $500 (covers choreography stipend and rehearsal space rentals)

APPLY!

Submit your information (cover letter, dance resume, choreography proposal and location for dance rehearsals) by 5:00 PM on Friday, September 1 to info@kerndance.org.  CASA will select the candidate.  Candidates will be notified of employment by September 2 @ 5:00 PM.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Event Coordinator Contacts

Heather Pennella – heatherpennella@gmail.com / (661) 998-0434 

Amy Raddatz – araddatz@kerncasa.org / (661) 805-5509

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CHILDREN’S DANCE EDUCATION AND OUTREACH EVENT @ THE FOX THEATER

November 16, 2017

Children’s Dance Education and Outreach Event PERFORMER INFORMATION

PERFORMERS WANTED
KDA needs your help in producing this event!  We believe in providing dancers with special opportunities to perform in circumstances that are not always available, and the Children’s Dance Education and Outreach Event happens to be one of those special opportunities.

KDA is seeking dancers and dance organizations to provide performances (minimum 1 minute- maximum 3 minutes) and to assist with the children’s dance class. Solos, group numbers, diverse dances and techniques ranging from ballet to hip hop, cultural, folk, and social dances are all welcome to apply.  There is no cost to YOU or YOUR organization, KDA simply asks for your volunteered time to make this event great!

Deadline to apply is Friday, November 3 at 10:00 PM.

PERFORMANCE APPLICATION — CLICK HERE

 

A DAY OF SERVICE
The Children’s Dance Education and Outreach Event is a day of service dedicated to our community children. KDA understands that this event may conflict with dancer’s school commitments; however, KDA has created an official waiver allowing dancers to take the day off from school. KDA recommends making accommodations with school teachers and administrators to submit work early.

Need community service?  KDA will happily sign off on all community service requests.

EVENT DATES + DEADLINES

November 3 @ 10:00 PM | Performance Application Deadline

November 16 | Children’s Dance Education and Outreach Event

12:00-12:25 PM- Performer Registration in Fox Lobby
12:30 PM- Event Overview and Information Session
12:45-1:30 PM- Choreography + Mentor Session
1:30 PM- Tech/Dress Rehearsal Begins
3:30 PM- Wrap Up
4:00 PM- Doors Open
4:30 PM- Performance Begins
5:15PM- Dance Class Begins
6:00PM- Children’s Performance On Stage
6:15PM- Q/A with Performers
6:30 PM- Event Ends
*Event Itinerary subject to change

 

APPLY!
To apply, simply click the “PERFORMANCE APPLICATION- CLICK HERE” button and submit your information by 10:00 PM on Friday, November 3.

 

ABOUT THE EVENT

Kern Dance Alliance is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Children’s Dance Education and Outreach Event at the Fox Theater on Thursday, November 16, 2017.  This special event benefits local children from the Bakersfield Homeless CenterCASAGarden PathwaysBoys and Girls Club, and other organizations that serve socio and economically disadvantaged children by providing them with an afternoon of dance at one of Kern County’s most treasured theaters.

Sponsored by the Arts Council of Kern and the Fox Theater Foundation, the Children’s Dance Education and Outreach Event provides children with a live dance performance, dance class/choreography, and the opportunity to perform on the Fox stage.  Additionally, children learn about the history of the Fox and are provided with snacks donated by Grimmway Farms.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Whitney Pascual, whitney@kerndance.org

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