Santa Cruz Dance Week Application 2018 Please fill out the form below to apply for Santa Cruz Dance Week 2018. Deadline to submit is March 15th. Group Name:*Email Address:* Contact Name:* First Last Bio:*Please include below a bio for yourself or the group you are representing:Please select the event(s) you are interested in participating in. Santa Cruz Dance Week 2018 includes the following events: Dancing in the Streets -Three Stages on the street Downtown Santa Cruz (April 19th) Dancers will be asked to present exactly 10 minutes of work. Please describe your piece for "Dancing in the Streets": Dance in Unlikely Places- Pop-Up dance in public locations (April 20th-22nd) Please describe your vision for your "Dance in Unlikely Places" . This can be dance anywhere! Crosswalks, bookshops, parking lots. You pick the location, we will work with you to make it happen. Please include proposed location: Open Classes - Participants will be required to purchase an all-class dance pass to take unlimited classes for $10. A small fee was implemented to encourage more awareness in attendance and create some value in classes. Proceeds will go to support Dance Week. You will be required to check class passes and take a headcount at each class. (April 21st-April 27th) Please list the "Open Classes" you will be offering. Include class name, level, time, day and location:Please read carefully:In presenting Santa Cruz Dance Week we strive to be as inclusive as possible in our selection process. The vast majority of applicants will be asked to participate in at least one of the Dance Week events. We will be selecting participants based on the following criteria: Uniqueness-We seek to represent as much diversity as possible in the selection of our individuals/groups. Longevity in the Community- We like to give some preference to those groups and individuals that have committed their time and energy and lasted the test of time in presenting art in this community. Local First- It is part of our mission and vision to support Santa Cruz local dancers. This does not necessarily exclude non local artists but priority will be given to Santa Cruz residents. Quality- A panel will be evaluating the "artistic quality" of each applicant. Those that have not participating in Santa Cruz Dance Week must submit a short video of work produced. Submissions will be accepted by online link or dvd. REGISTRATION IS DUE BY MARCH 15th, 2018 Email links to firstname.lastname@example.org or send dvd to Santa Cruz Dance Week C/O Motion Pacific 131 Front St. Santa Cruz 95060 Motion Pacific Mission: Motion Pacific is dedicated to dance as art, cultivating imagination, community engagement and discipline through accessible dance education and presentation. Vision: Santa Cruz Dance envisions a vibrant dance culture based on artistic excellence. Which serves to strengthen Santa Cruz as a regional, national, and international center for dance performance and training. Goals: To create resources (such as marketing & advertising), peer support, and forum for conversation for the Santa Cruz dance community. To assist in the creation & production of original dance Promote cultural and artistic diversity and innovation Encourage artist & organizations to create engaging partnerships and civic collaborations, ensuring that we continue to identify & leverage resources for our members and our community Increase visibility for dance artists that engage a diverse community in an effort to bring new audiences to dance Seek to support diversity by crossing into new areas of cultural expression through leading-edge collaborative performance Increase accessibility to dance in Santa Cruz County Values: Dance is essential for the general well-being of any community Dance is a constructive tool for healthy expression, communication & appreciation* I have read the above selection criteria. Photo Release:I hereby grant the Motion Pacific (MP) and Santa Cruz Dance Week (SCDW) permission to use my photograph in any and all publications for promotional, outreach or educational purposes, including web site entries, without payment or any other consideration in perpetuity. I hereby authorize the MP and SCDW to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute this photo. I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein my photo appears. Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to the use of the photograph. I hereby hold harmless and release and forever discharge the MP and SCDW from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf of on behalf of my estate which may have or may have by reason of this authorization.* I am 18 years of age or older and am competent to contract in my own name. I have read this release, and I fully understand the contents, meaning, and impact of this release. In an effort to better support accessibility to the event for all artists we will no longer be requiring an application fee. EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.