AMP connects artists and behind-the-scenes collaborators of all genres, including musicians, painters, performance artists, writers, dancers, and many more, with resources, opportunities, and personal connections. Many AMPers also provide free temporary lodging for other members. With thousands of members in 86 countries, AMP enthusiastically and energetically builds bridges between artists, audiences, and producers through our website, as well as at AMP-hosted parties and multimedia events worldwide. AMP is free to join. The only 'cost' is your energy and enthusiasm in building a global artistic community and helping fellow artists.
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March 4 - March 7, 2010

VOLTA6, Basel
June 14 - June 20, 2010
Application now online!


2009 brought success and critical accolades for "Age of Anxiety", VOLTA NY's solo-project fair, and VOLTA5's move of to a stunning new location in Basel. Both editions attracted collectors, visitors and critics from all around the globe.

VOLTA NY, as much exhibition as art fair, features solo presentations by artists invited by co-curators Amanda Coulson and Christian Viveros-Fauné. VOLTA NY 2010 will again complement its sister fair The Armory Show with a lineup of exciting young and mid-career artists represented by 70 international cutting edge galleries.

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Reality Playings -- August 22 in Oakland, CA

Reality Playings -- August 22 in Oakland, CA
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MARCO/FRAC Lorraine Award for Young Curators (deadline October 30)

MARCO/FRAC Lorraine Award for Young Curators

Deadline: 7pm, Friday 30th October, 2009

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Organized by the MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain and FRAC Lorraine, Metz (Fonds regional d'art contemporain de Lorraine), France, the purpose of the MARCO/FRAC Lorraine Award for Young Curators is to offer participants the chance to execute an exhibition project to occupy MARCO's first floor and the exhibition venues at FRAC Lorraine. Entries will focus on the field of contemporary artistic creation and contemplate the participation of two or more artists.

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Son of Semele seeking partnership productions (Los Angeles)

Son of Semele Ensemble is seeking proposals from theatre artists
and companies to fill a recent cancellation in their 2009 calendar. We are
looking for projects that fit well in our 40-seat theater, and that are
daring and theatrical in some way. If interested, send questions or your
answers to the application questions below to



1. Artist/Organization Background (1 paragraph):
2. Project Description (1 paragraph):
3. Cast size and technical needs:
4. Proposed performance dates between August 1 - November 1:
5. How many performances do you want to do:
6. Anything else we should know:

*Optional* Attachments:
1. Script

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Application released for 2010 Culver City Performing Arts Grant Program (LA Area - deadline September 8)

2010 Culver City Performing Arts Grants
Application available via

Deadline: Tuesday, September 8, 2009

The 2010 Notice of Funding Availability has been released for the Culver City Performing Arts Grants Program. The application is available via the City's website at

The deadline for submission is September 8, 2009. Performances may be presented by professionals or amateurs in the disciplines of theatre, musical theatre, music, opera, or dance. A workshop to assist organizations with the completion of the application will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 in the Lethbridge Garden Room at Veterans Memorial Building located at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City. The workshop will begin at 7 PM.

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Funding Opportunities for Arts Organizations (October deadlines)

Deadline: October 8, 2009. Grants of up to $75,000 will be awarded to nonprofits, government agencies, and tribal communities working to provide the American public with performances of chamber music, traditional and indigenous music, and jazz. Projects must be accompanied by related educational, interpretive, or contextual components. These may include discussions, master classes, seminars, exhibitions, program material, or cooperative learning projects with educational or community institutions. Curriculum-based educational components for children and youth must ensure the application of national or state arts education standards.


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Want to be an Alaska Artist-in-Residence? (deadline October 31)

Deadline: October 31, 2009. Applications for the 2010 Denali National Park Artist-in-Residence Program are now being accepted. The Artist-in-Residence Program at Denali National Park began in 2001, and offers artists the opportunity to pursue their work amidst the natural splendors of Denali Park in Alaska. The park currently provides the use of the historic East Fork Cabin for 10-day periods from June through August.

from Awesome Artists

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Call for Applications: USA Choreographers and Composers (deadline September 4)

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Asia Pacific Performance Exchange Residency Fellowship Program (APPEX 2010)

Feb 1 - 21, 2010 in Bali, Indonesia

Apply by Sept 4, 2009

A Project of UCLA Center for Intercultural Performance

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Novelist wanted

ANDERBO SEEKS NOVELIST: is seeking to post ONE unpublished entire novel on its website by December 1, 2009 for at least the following six months. We will look at the FIRST 30 PAGES (up to 10,000 words) of your e-manuscript and decide within 60 days if we want to see more. THERE IS NO READING FEE and all literary rights will remain with the author. No novel submissions will be accepted after September 1st. We guarantee to choose and use one manuscript, and to pay an honorarium of $300 to the chosen author upon publication. For technical guidelines and address see

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