March 2020 In Dance

community news Dancers’ Group Announces Fall 2019 CA$H Dance Grant Recipients $49,000 in grants were awarded to seven artists and seven dance organizations in support of artistic projects—each grant award is $3,500 . CA$H supports artists from diverse cultural backgrounds and creative practices. Projects sup- ported this round feature Bharatanatyam, dance theater, mothers who have Parkinson's disease and their adult children, Mexican Zapateado/Tap dance, Japanese and Japanese-American tradi- tion of bon dances, traditional dance styles from Congo, Haiti, Guinea and Senegal and a film that will explore stories of trans-species survival. The CA$H program, which has been supporting dance-makers for the past 20 years, is funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Grants for the Arts. A peer panel of Bay Area artists met over two days to review 62 applications — 38 from individual artists and 24 from organizations. The panelists who reviewed and awarded grants were Elizabeth Boubion, Irene Hsi, Sonia Pina, and Shahrzad.

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The 14 Fall 2019 Dance grantees are: Artists Awards Arnaud Loubayi Byb Chanel Bibene Dazaun Soleyn jose e abad Octavia Rose Hingle

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Read about the Fall 2019 Dance grantee projects

CA$H Dance Deadline Announced Spring 2020 application is now open Deadline Thu, Mar 26

CA$H Dance is a granting program for individual artists and organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Spring round invites proposals that describe projects (creative activity) that can include performances, research, or an educational initiative and these activities must take place between July 1 and Dec 31, 2020. Helgi Tomasson to receive 2020 San Francisco Arts Medallion San Francisco Ballet Artistic Director and Principal Choreographer Helgi Tomasson will be presented with the 2020 San Francisco Arts Medallion for his outstanding leadership in the arts on April 23, 2020, at Saint Joseph’s Arts Society in San Francisco. The San Francisco Arts Medallion was created in 2005 by the Museum of Performance + Design (MP+D) to recognize those individuals whose leadership, action, and generosity have benefited the cultural life of the San Francisco Bay Area.

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