From: Career Transition For Dancers
Sent: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 2:41 PM
Subject: Dancers On The Move
In This Issue
News and Updates
National Outreach Projects
Focus & Support Groups
Scholarships & Grants
News and Updates provides you with a list of exciting events happening in the
performing arts community.
Be an intern With Career Transition For Dancers this summerSPACE
Client Outreach Intern
Career Transition For Dancers is seeking an intern to assist with Local and National
Outreach Projects in their New York City office.
Responsibilities will include: research on upcoming National Outreach Project
cities; develop marketing materials for outreach projects; assist with developing a
2009-2010 Career Conversation program; launch an online National Career Network;
assistance with Local Outreach Projects and conferences; various tasks to assist the
Client Outreach Coordinator and Executive Director.
Gala and Event Planning Intern
Career Transition For Dancers is seeking an intern to assist with their 24th
Anniversary Jubilee. Responsibilities will include: research potential patrons and
advertisers; proof-read marketing materials; write solicitation letters and
coordinate mailings; assist with event planning and general office support.
Length of both internships is flexible but should be at least three months and will
begin in the summer. Intern should be available for 10-15 hours a week and will
receive a monthly unlimited MetroCard. Will work with programs for college credit.
Please send a cover letter and resume by email, fax or snail mail (no phone calls
please) to: Kaylen Ratto, Gala Coordinator/Client Outreach, Career Transition For
Dancers, 165 W 46 Street, Suite 701 New York, NY 10036 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax: 212 764 0343
Register now For the NDEO national conference in New York City
a Bite of the Apple: Exploring Resources to Promote Best Practices. National Dance
Education Organization. June 23-28, 2009 at LaGuardia Arts High School at Lincoln
* Intensive workshops and panel discussions with American Ballet Theatre, Lincoln
Center Institute, Joyce Theater Foundation and Dance Education Laboratory at the
92nd Street Y
* Master classes with Eric Franklin, Chuck Davis, Bill Evans, Mary Anthony,
Cunningham Dance Co. and others
* Over 150+ presentations & movement workshops on best practices in teaching and
* Student all-day intensive with Bill Evans - Passing on the Legacy
* Master Artist Concert
* Vendors, bookstore, keynote speakers, networking opportunites and more.
For registration information go to
or call 301 585 2880.
Be a teaching artist For Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio
Dancing Classrooms Northeast Ohio is seeking teaching artists. They will train all
prospective teachers extensively in classroom management skills and curricular
integration, as well as ballroom training in their step syllabus. Find audition
information on their
Teaching artists need to be available during school hours 4 days per week during the
school year. Send your resume and head shot to Jo Jo Graham at
Summer intensive certificate In arts administration
NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Summer 2009. In this
you learn about staffing and operating a nonprofit organization; how to work with
boards of directors; marketing techniques and strategies; basic principles of
fundraising; and budgeting, accounting, contracts, and legal issues. Lectures,
discussions, case studies, workshops, guest speakers, and study tours of local arts
groups create an overview of the varied career paths available in arts
National Outreach Projects bring our services to you. Career Transition For Dancers
is taking its programs & services on the road this April.
Please help us spread the word about our programs and services. We are presenting
workshops in the following cities next week:
April 20 Indianapolis, IN at Dance Kaleidoscope
April 25 San Diego, CA at Dance Place
To learn more about our national and local outreach programs, visit our
Focus & Support Groups. Working together to achieve.
Counseling groups allow you to gather with peers in a positive and stress-free
environment to achieve personal enrichment and career development.
Since 2004, The Diamond Group is a NYC based CTFD support group co-facilitated by
Career Counselors Anita Lands and Lauren Gordon. This group was especially designed
to give mature dancers an opportunity to exchange ideas, information and resources
about career options, finances, health, housing and other topics of interest. In
addition, the group has presented a very successful Career Conversation and is
currently creating a special arts and education program for targeted
The group meets monthly on Thursdays from 11:00am-1:00pm at
165 West 46th Street, 14th Floor. New members are always welcome.
Next meeting: April 23, 2009
RSVP to email@example.com
The Business Group
The Business Group is an entrepreneurial group led by Career Counselor Lauren Gordon
and Broadway Performer/Entrepreneur Krisha Marcano. This group provides dancers with
practical business information and allows them to network with other entrepreneurs
and business people.
The group meets bi-monthly on Tuesdays from 5:45pm-7:15pm at
165 West 46th Street, Suite 701. Accepting new members.
Next meeting: May 19, 2009
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Career Conversations help you explore career options whether you are still
performing, have not performed in years or you are considering changing career
Career Conversations are a series of seminars designed to introduce dancers to a
variety of career options and to elaborate on key topics to help with their
May 18 The business of being a freelance dancer/choreographer
Find out how to master the business of show as an arts entrepreneur. (In partnership
Monday, May 18 from 5:30 - 7:30pm
Held at the Actor's Equity Council Room, 165 West 46 Street, 14th Floor Council Room
Free of charge. RSVP to email@example.com
Please see Schedule of
for more details.
Scholarships and grants are available to hundreds of dancers nationwide.
Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship Fund
2009 Application deadline May 13 Jul 08 Sep 02 Nov 04
Provides $2,000 scholarships or grants to initiate an academic or retraining process
or to help professional dancers with start-up money for a new business. Please note:
Choreographing and teaching dance is not applicable for meeting eligibility
To learn more about our scholarship
visit our website.
Sono Osato Scholarship Program For Graduate Studies
2009 Application deadline passed
2010 Application deadline Mar 26
For those of you who are Caroline H. Newhouse Grant recipients or will be by
February of 2010, and are in or planning to go to graduate school in 2010/2011, we
have Good news!
You may be eligible to apply for the Sono Osato Scholarship Program for Graduate
Provides $5,000 scholarships toward graduate degrees in fields other than
The Osato scholarship program was created to help dancers meet the substantial
financial commitments that come with the pursuit of a graduate-level degree. Areas
of graduate study supported by the scholarship include professional degrees (law and
medicine), the medical arts (nursing, physician's assistant, physical therapy,
etc.), the helping professions (social work, counseling, psychology, creative arts
therapies, etc.), physical and social sciences, education, business and the
Contact Ann Barry, Grants Administrator, at 212 764 0172 x224 to determine your
eligibility and to receive an application.
phone: 212 764 0172
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