Tag: choreography



Conversations | Martita Abril and Yanira Castro

“I am committed to including communities whose participation in our country’s ‘democracy,’ not to mention its very border, is being violently and systematically denied.” – Yanira Castro Choreographers Martita Abril and Yanira Castro are linked with The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and each other via different programs offered by the organization. Abril…

The Art of the Application | Work Samples: Video and Audio Files

We’re providing pointers to help you submit your best application. Applicants to the NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship who are submitting audio or video work samples are invited to submit up-to 2 longer length work samples. In addition, applicants need to upload two 2-minute excerpts. Excerpts should be taken directly from your longer length work samples. Artists…

Apply Now | NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Choreography

Quick tips for interested applicants, plus a change in how Choreography applications will be reviewed for this year’s award cycle. For more than 30 years, NYFA has awarded fellowships of $7,000 to individual originating artists living in New York State and/or Indian Nations located in New York State. The 2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship award cycle…

Cultural Identity & the Creative Process: Choreographers

Join NYFA at Gibney Dance for a lively panel on November 14 at 7 PM Presented by the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), this panel of acclaimed, innovative choreographers will discuss the ways in which identity (both self- and culturally-defined) influences their creative process, as well as how the expectations of presenters, audiences,…

Artist News: August Part I

August is filled with opportunities to see the work of NYFA Artists Check out the following exhibitions, screenings, readings, and performances and remember to let us know what you think on Social Media by using the hashtags #NYFAFellows and #NYFAFiscalSponsorship. THINGS TO DO & SEE IN NYC: Sylvie Courvoisier (Fellow in Music/Sound ‘13) and Erik…