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Choreography Competition: Enter Now!

It is very exciting to announce that the Choreography Competition for the International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley, 2019, is now open.

Lively Foundation Artistic Director Leslie Friedman

Please send a video of the work you wish to perform. You may send it on a DVD to The Lively Foundation, 550 Mountain View Avenue, Mountain View, CA, 94041-1941. OR you may send it to us by youtube. Please use this email: livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net. IF you send it by youtube, you must email us first letting us know you are sending it. Otherwise, we may have to delete it as suspected spam.

The competition is open to ALL KINDS of dance and other forms that feature movement. For example, last year our three awardees each represented a different art form: ballroom dance, contemporary dance, and circus art.

The work may not be over 8 minutes long.

Participants must be adults at least 18 years old.

Please send us by email or US Mail this information: your full, correct name; street address; email address; name of the presentation; names of performers (include your own if you will perform); a brief resume including training, education. Please let us know if you have technical requirements, stage or floor requirements. There is a $20 entry fee. Please send a check made out to The Lively Foundation to The Lively Foundation, 550 Mountain View Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94041

Deadline: March 31, 2019

Questions? please contact livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net

Thank you!!! We look forward to your art.

Choreography Contest: Apply to Perform!

The International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley invites choreographers, dancers, and other artists whose work involves movement to apply for the Choreography Awards at IDF@SV 2018. All kinds of dance are welcome.

Winners will perform on one of the Festival’s concerts: the Showcase Performance, June 22, 6:30 p.m., or the Festival Concert, June 23, 3 p.m.  These are both public, ticketed performances. There are also cash awards. This is an amazing opportunity to present your work to new audiences without having to do the many chores of self-production.

PLEASE NOTE: work may not be longer than 8 minutes. DEADLINE for application is May 7. We will not announce awardees until after the deadline in order to have time to review all applicants. Even if we love your work, we cannot announce until after the deadline to be fair to all applicants.

Applicants are advised to send their video either on a DVD by US mail to The Lively Foundation, 550 Mountain View Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94041-1941                                                             OR                                                                                                                                                                   send video by youtube to livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net    IF YOU SEND BY YOUTUBE: Please send us an email stating that you are sending it so that we do not think it is spam. We prefer not to receive by dropbox due to spams.

Send the following for your application: Your name, name of the work, length of time of the work, number of performers and their names. Let us know if you need special technical effects or equipment. The performances are low tech. Please mail us your entry fee of $20 by a check made out to The Lively Foundation and mail to The Lively Foundation/550 Mountain View Avenue/Mountain View, CA/94041-1941 For more information, please contact livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net

photo above: Elisabeth Kindler-Abali, takes a bow; Dancer/choreographer from Berlin, Germany, guest artist, IDF@SV, 2017 & 2016; photo by GKermode: Los Altos, CA

Awards for Creative Performances with Movement

Expand your audience! Create new work!

Creators of performance works that involve movement –theater/spoken word with movement; mime; juggling; physical comedy; ANY style of dance, more — are invited to submit their work to be performed in the 7th annual International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd awardees will present their work on Festival programs either June 22 or June 23, in Mountain View. These are ticketed, public performances.

Awardees receive publicity coverage and rehearsal time, honorarium.

Work must be original, no more than 8 minutes, can be solo or group work. Please send a video by DVD or youtube to The Lively Foundation. DVD to The Lively Foundation/550 Mountain View Avenue/Mountain View, CA/94041; OR youtube to livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net     IF YOU USE youtube, please let us know by email that you doing that so we do not delete it as spam.  Send video of the work you want to perform. Include a letter stating your name, street address, email address, number of performers in your piece, length of time of piece, title of piece, any program note you feel will be helpful to viewers. Please note if your work requires specific technical effects/equipment. Applicants must be adults. Application fee is $20; make your check to The Lively Foundation, and mail to The Lively Foundation, 550 Mountain View Avenue, Mountain View, CA, 94041.

Questions? please contact Cathy So at livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net

IDF@SV is a unique and wonderful dance experience. Don’t miss this opportunity!

 

Choreography Competition: NEW Deadline

The International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley announces a new deadline to receive submissions. Send your dvd or youtube so that it is received in Mountain View no later than May 27 (changed from May 20 due to change in travel plans of 2 judges). Send your dvd to The Lively Foundation, Attn. Leslie Friedman, 550 Mountain View Ave/Mountain View, CA 94041. If you send your work by youtube, please remember to send us an additional email to let us know you are sending something. Otherwise, we might think it is spam. Email address: livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net     Mail your $25 entry fee to the Mountain View address above. ALL kinds of dance, traditional and contemporary, are welcome.

Arturo Magaña will perform on the Festival Concert, July 1st, 3 p.m. Mountain View Masonic Center, 890 Church St., Mountain View

Include your name, street address, email address, name of dance, names & number of dancers, length of dance, name of music or other sound accompaniment. Let us know if the work has been performed before, where, and when. Let us know if you plan to perform it again in Summer, 2017, in the Bay Area. Choreographers (actors, jugglers, mimes, writers–any artist for whom movement is a central element in the work) must be adults (over 18). For more questions, please contact The Lively Foundation at livelyfoundation@sbcglobal.net  AWARDS: 1st place winner performs on the Festival Concert, July 1, 3 p.m. with the acclaimed artists of the Festival. 2nd & 3rd place winners perform on the Showcase Performance which features new work created in IDF@SV’s Choreo-cubator©. Both performances are ticketed and open to the public. Honoraria for winners.