• April 19 - June 1, 2017
Add to Calendar 04/19/2017 06/01/2017 America/Los_Angeles Call for Performers Call for Performers true MM/DD/YYYY

Honorariums Available: $200-800 (Based on experience and/or scope of project)

Eligibility: SF Bay Area Residents

Deadline: Midnight, PST, Thursday, June 1, 2017


Performance as Resistance
Drawing on our university's mission of personal and social transformation, CIIS Public Programs & Performances (CIISPublic Programs), seeks performers of all types interested in presenting new and existing work in response to the concept of Performance as Resistance. CIISPublic Programs aims to support local emerging bay area artists by offering a platform for performers to share their projects and ideas. Selected performances will be presented as part of the upcoming CIISPublic Programs Fall/Winter 2017 season.

Application and Selection Process
Please tell us about yourself and your collaborating performers, if applicable. Respond as you see fit while bearing in mind the most important things you need to share with us:

  • Who you are: Artist biography (and bio of collaborators, if applicable)
  • What work you have done: Artistic samples (link to online portfolio and/or video files) *video required
  • What your idea is in response to Performance as Resistance: Five hundred word project proposal

Notification of selection results to be provided to all applicants by June 30, 2017. Selected performers will be offered an honorarium and performance date options at this time. We will provide the venue space and promote the event, with details to be determined following selection. Resulting performances to be scheduled for presentation to the public September 2017-February 2018.

Contact CIISPublic Programs Marketing Manager Kirstin Van Cleef

About CIIS Public Programs & Performances
We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to uplifting and engaging San Francisco Bay Area communities by offering a global showcase of performing arts and educational events. Our performances celebrate cultural diversity by presenting traditional and contemporary artists from around the world. Our lectures by leading scholars and authors provide a platform for exploring new perspectives about oneself and society. Our workshops and certificate programs, taught by leaders in their respective fields, encourage personal discovery, spiritual inquiry and professional development.


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