The Dance Complex Announcements
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Looking for artists working in a range of mediums who are interested in creating a shared experience through collaboration.
This call is aiming to bring artists of different disciplines together to collaborate and work alongside each other on a common concept. The concept of work created will derive from the explorations that take place—how the medium influences the artist, how the artists inspire each other, how the different mediums inform the other. and how others will experience the work.
Over the next few months the artist will be developing a collection of work leading up to a final show. The final exhibition will incorporate all of the work created through the collaborations—performances, installations, interactive media, and anything else that comes to fruition.
In the early Spring of 2015, this exhibition will be shown in two locations; Pozen Center (located in North Hall) at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and The Dance Complex in Central Square.
||Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Pozen Center
||Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Introduce and share each other's creative process.
Discuss potential structures of the open invitation to collaborate and create.
Go over time-line; schedule studio and meeting times.
Review dates for the final exhibitions (early March)
Contact: Kelsey Trottier via email@example.com!
Printable PDF flier.
SEE INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!!!
RFP/REQUEST FOR PERFORAMNCE SERIES PROPOSALS for 2014-15 SEASON:
The Dance Complex is accepting proposals for a curated series of performances in its Julie Ince Thompson Theatre for the 2014/2015 season.
Artistic quality, unique programming, solid and successful self-production history individually among applicants, and a balance of variety of genres overall for the series will be priorities in accepting either individual artists or companies.
The Dance Complex will support the series with augmented press/media, professional advice in both production and artistic matters. Details of costs for theatre rental, production will be available in March, 2014.
Request for Proposal/Interest will be accepted from this posting date through March 15 for interest in September-December 2014 dates. (Updated deadline for January- June 2015 will be announced. It is recommended to submit interest as soon as possible.)
- Company/Artist Name
- Professional Resume with lists of previous productions (highlights if over 4 years of producing; full roster of productions if under 4 years - location, dates, contact person, if self-produced or presented). (No more than 3 pages)
- Professional reviews (no more than three);
- Contact information;
- Program specifics: repertory, full evening; live/recorded music, video, props. (no more than 1 page)
- Presentation date preferences for 2014-2015 season(specific dates will be considered; a range of dates appreciated so as to plan the best series);
- Vimeo or other online addresses of previously produced work (preferred); please indicate if any of the work is work proposed for the series or how it relates to work proposed.
Please send to Peter DiMuro at firstname.lastname@example.org, with a cc: to Jennifer Burpee at email@example.com with "2014-2015 Season RFP" in the subject line.
As more details become available we will post on our website and send to those who have inquired.
THE DANCE COMPLEX ANNOUNCES EXPANSION!
For 20+ years, The Dance Complex has thrived from the 2nd floor on up to the sky
in its six Studios and Theatre! That will continue... just lower to the ground!
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NEW!! August 2013
ALL VISITORS TO THE DANCE COMPLEX MUST FILL OUT A
"BUILDING AND STUDIO USER REGISTRATION CARD"
VIEW ANNOUNCEMENT HERE
Announcing new Programs (and APPLICATIONS for them), including "I-ARE" for The Dance Complex
Letter from our New Director, Peter DiMuro
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2013
To: The Boston Dance Community
From: The Board of Directors, The Dance Complex
The Board of The Dance Complex Announces the Appointment of Peter DiMuro as Executive Director
CAMBRIDGE, MA: The Dance Complex Board of Directors is delighted to welcome and introduce career long arts administrator and artist Peter DiMuro as The Dance Complex’s new Executive Director. From a pool of dynamic and qualified candidates, Peter distinguished himself with his unique combination of experience leading an international touring dance company, leading service organizations, collaborating with artists, mentoring dancers, developing relationships with producers and funders alike, all in addition to an extensive career performing on stages all across the world. “We are excited about Peter’s arrival and look forward to the wealth of innovative initiatives he has proposed and the terrific ideas for engaging the community and building further partnerships across the city and state, “David Dance, President of the Board of Directors of The Dance Complex states and adds, “Peter’s bio reads like a veritable ‘Who’s Who?’ in contemporary dance, and we feel so fortunate to be the future beneficiary of Peter’s vast network and extensive experience.”
The Dance Complex Located in the historic Odd Fellows Hall, in Cambridge, MA; The Dance Complex is a volunteer‐based, artist run organization dedicated to promoting, advancing, and sponsoring artistic endeavors, creative work and education in dance and the movement arts. The organization, formed from the hard work and collaboration of members of the dance community, lead by pioneering founder Rozann Kraus, has been a model of a successful volunteer‐based community engaged in dance study and making since 1991. Culturally, The Dance Complex is a process; we are members of the arts community establishing a resource, referral and support center that is responsive to a wide diversity of needs for both professional dancers and those who enjoy moving.
“This community has made an incredible living, breathing monument to dance in Central Square”, Peter offers. “I look forward to guiding us to a next phase of development.” Through his appreciation of diverse ideas, approaches and people, as Executive Director, Peter will sustain and build positive relationships with other arts organizations, dancers, instructors, the City of Cambridge, and all who are committed to dance. In addition to leading the staff in the identification of best practices and future frontiers for The Dance Complex, the Executive Director will oversee all administrative and programmatic elements of activity.
See Peter's biography here. We look forward to introducing Peter, along with upcoming plans at the start of the fall season early in September. Stay tuned for details.
Chairman of the Board of Directors
The Board of Directors: Anne Brown Allen, David Dance, Richard Getz, Mary McCarthy, Jayne Murphy, William Parsons
Hello Dance Complex Community!
Due to our bills rising, electricity and heat, we will be raising our rates for rehearsals starting April 1st, 2012. We will also be looking at our prices for classes, workshops, workshop series, showings, photo-shoots, video-shoots, events, festivals and performances in the near future.
Thank you for continuing to support our dance community.
Starting April 1st
Rehearsals before 6pm on Weekdays: $10/ per hour
Rehearsals after 6pm on Weeknights: $18/ per hour
Rehearsals on Weekends: $15/per hour