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Second Annual Artist Showcase at The Barns!

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The Second Annual Artist Showcase at The Barns!

We are happy to announce that applications for THE SECOND ANNUAL ARTIST SHOWCASE AT THE BARNS are now being accepted.  The application deadline is Sunday, September 30, 2018, at midnight EST.  Late submissions will not be accepted.  This showcase is taking place at THE BARNS OF KANAK in Prince George, Virginia.  We are accepting VISUAL ARTS and PERFORMING ARTS, including FASHION DESIGNS.  Applicants can submit up to 3 performance pieces, art installations, or collections.  Each submission requires a separate application and application fee of $25.00.  This application fee is nonrefundable and must be paid at the time of the application, or the application will not be accepted.  Please note that all applications must be filled out at once and cannot be saved or revisited. 

THE SECOND ANNUAL ARTIST SHOWCASE AT THE BARNS is an interactive platform for artists to present their work to a broader audience in an informal setting.  Artists applying must keep in mind that production elements are minimal yet professional.  This helps with changing over from one performance to another.  Changeover time is limited, allowing more time for additional artists to showcase their work.  Changing areas are available but will be shared.  All artists must be available for load in and tech Friday, April 5th (Times TBD), and all day Saturday, April 6th, 2018, for The Second Annual Artist Showcase (unless otherwise specified).  All items brought in must be removed after the event.  The Barns of Kanak must be restored by the end of strike.

This showcase is an opportunity for artists to broaden their audience and fan base at minimal cost.  Artists will be able to present their work, set up promotional displays, and sell creations and promotional items during this all-day event.  Attendees/Guests will have the opportunity to move amongst the presentations and displays; engaging in open dialogue with artists and performers.  Multiple performances will be presented simultaneously throughout the event offering different experiences for each attendee/guest. The selection process for all performers, presentations and display booths includes submission of the following application accompanied along with the $25.00 fee.  Results will be emailed to each applicant by the end of  November 2018.  Thank you for your interest in this exciting up and coming Showcase! Please contact us here for any additional questions.

Name *
If you are representing an organization or business, please list it here.
Address *
Phone *
Please include the best phone number for contact purposes only.
Please give a brief bio below.
If you have a website, please list it here.
Please choose the genre that best describes your submission.
Please list the title of what you are submitting. If you are displaying a collection of artwork that is untitled, please list this below. If you are submitting fashion items for a fashion show, please list the title of the collection if applicable.
Please give the exact length of your performance. Pieces must be at least 10 minutes long, but no longer than 30 minutes total. If you are not submitting a performance, please put N/A.
Works in Progress may be submitted but must be clean and ready to present in front of a live audience. Rehearsal footage will be required for submission.
Please give a brief overview of what is being submitted. No more than 250 words.
Audience Restrictions *
Although this event is open to all ages, avant-garde and progressive pieces are being considered. To make proper arrangements and placement, please check all that apply to your submission. All restrictions must be disclosed during the application process to be considered.
What equipment is required to make your submission successful? Please list all requirements below. Professional dance flooring, sound equipment for playback, mics (depending on the amount needed), and basic equipment will be supplied. If your submission requires an area for quick costumes changes, please note that here. You may be required to supply your own equipment depending on your needs. Lighting equipment is minimal. If you have specific needs for lighting, please list that as well. Any visual artists must come prepared to display work or installations without altering the space provided. The space provided must be left as it was upon arrival.
Are you using music for your submission? *
Check all that apply. All music must be original or a license must be acquired to legally perform use this music. No exceptions are permitted.
Please list all music being used here. Please include the Title of the song along with the Artist. If music is not being used, please put N/A.
Please list the number of people you are bringing to make this submission successful. This includes yourself if you are participating. You will be responsible for any person you bring with you. This is required for Visual and Performing Arts submissions.
Within the Virginia area during the last 6 months.
Weather permitting, we would like to have some applicants placed around the outside area as well.
Please include the exact amount of pieces being displayed. Any display racks, tables, etc must be supplied and loaded in Friday, April 5th during the allocated time slot. Any equipment must not alter or damage, any of the space being used for the display. Mounting to the walls, floors, ceilings will not be permitted. Performances not using visual art, please put N/A.
All items must be yours and you must own the rights to anything displayed. Tables will not be provided for you and space may be limited. If you are submitting fashion items, they must be your designs. Racks for clothing items will not be supplied. Changing areas are available but limited.
You must own the rights to items being sold. You are responsible for all transactions taking place. You must come prepared with a cash bank for accepting cash transactions and the exchange of change. If you are accepting credit cards, you must have a credit card processing system for your transactions. The Barns of Kanak and Harper Continuum Dance Theatre, Inc. are not responsible for items or funds lost, damaged or stolen. Please have a secure way to make transactions.
Please include a link to Vimeo, YouTube, Google Drive, Dropbox or your website for exact footage of your submission. This may not be edited to show cuts in sequence. This footage must be exactly as it is being performed and with the participating performers. If you are submitting visual art, you must include a link to what you are submitting. Make sure the link works and permission is allowed for viewing. This is required for performing arts.
Please include a link to a Google Drive, Dropbox folder with the exact audio files being used in your submission. These files must be exactly as are being performed. Make sure the link works and permission is allowed for viewing and downloading. If the music is being performed live, please submit a recording of the music being played or a video of it being played. This is required if you are using music.
This website link can be linked to a private folder to show photography, fashion, other visual arts being submitted or for performing artists to show previous works. Please make sure all links work and permissions for viewing are accepted. This is required if you are submitting visual arts and have not submitted a video.
If you would like to be included in promotional materials, please submit a link to a Google Drive or Dropbox folder here. Please make sure all submitted items are high quality.
Please list creators, performers, music, etc along with a brief description of your submission for promotional purposes. Space is limited, so please, no more than three sentences. This description may be edited or reduced based on printing and available space.
Please include your Facebook and or Instagram information below. This is for promotional purposes only.
Would you like to donate an item or service for the Silent Auction? If so, please list it here.
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Awakenings & Beginnings THE EMPOWERED WOMAN
8:00 PM20:00

Awakenings & Beginnings THE EMPOWERED WOMAN

“The Empowered Woman – Awakenings & Beginnings Dance Festival™: NYC Special Edition”
Presented by Rubans Rouges Dance®™ Produced by Emmy nominated Producers. Under the auspices of Fractured Atlas - This is a non-profit event.

Celebrate the “The Empowered Woman” with an evening of art and media highlighting dance, drama, and music. Join us for the Main Stage Performance at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater The Joan Weill Center for Dance in NYC and a lovely VIP Red Carpet and our annual “Awakening Award™” presentation.

Receive a SPECIAL DISCOUNT 50% OFF when you buy 2 for Regular Admission Tickets by using this code: EVENTBRITEHALF (case sensitive). Hurry, this special promo is ONLY live this week.

Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance Company presents a magnificent solo from The Dance of the Furies. Dance of the Furies from the opera Orpheus by C.W.Gluck | soloist: Nikki Poulos. Choreography Lori Belilove, after Isadora Duncan. All staging and copyright Lori Belilove 2018

Critically acclaimed Dance Drama in the Rubans Rouges Dance repertoire: “RED RIBBONS™” Choreographed by Noelle Rose Andressen about her dramatic triumph over sexual child molestation. Additionally, the company brings a piece honoring the women who have stood up and stood strong in the past year titled after the show: "The Empowered Woman"; "art of brokenness"; will also be danced displaying the artistry of how one can be broken down in the utopian vs. dystopian society. "ROSEWOOD" depicts the true life story of Ms. Andressen's triumph over breast cancer in a cancer clinic as 3 women share 1 dream: To live. Dances performed by: Noelle Rose Andressen, Kale Andressen, Carol Butler, Albertossy Espinoza, Dalar Ghambari, Kelsey Morgaine, Talin Ohannessian, Courtney Tyler.

Under Noelle Rose Andressen Dance an Elite Extension of Rubans Rouges Dance "Coeur de Verre" will proudly make its second NYC showing. This passionate piece teaches how to trust again after being betrayed. It has blind landings, risk-taking lifts and catches including the "T Split" which has become a trademark move of the company. It's performed by the dynamic duo of Andressen and Espinoza. 

Harper Continuum Dance Theatre HCDT will be performing GO! It’s a piece reflecting the warriors women are: Strength, Drive, Fearlessness, and Fighters. It’s an extremely athletic piece. GO! Choreography: Heather Harper (Harper Continuum Dance Theatre) Dancers: Jordan Norton, Cosette Richardson, Alexandra Lance

LA FUSION Dance Theater will present: "Un Encuentro"; (Premiere) Music: Elena Andujar "Una Vez Mas"; Choreography: Albertossy Espinoza Dancers: Noelle Andressen, Albertossy Espinoza. A duet that showcases a "fusion" blend of contemporary and culture. This partnering team dazzles the stage again.

Dolly Sfeir “Awakening Award™” Emerging Artist Winner brings a piece called "Thyself" about strong women supporting one another and many more performances that honor the strength and fortitude of women.

"Awakening Award™” 
To close out the evening with an Honor to All Women, a very Special “Awakening Award™” Honors: Lori Belilove & The Isadora Duncan Dance CompanyLois Greenfield, renown dance photographer.

Special Guest Speakers & “Awakening Award™” Presenters: Noelle Rose Andressen, Shari Botwin, and more celebrity guests.

Receive a SPECIAL DISCOUNT BUY 2 GET 50% each one for Regular Admission Tickets by using this code: EVENTBRITEHALF (case sensitive). If you have trouble, please call our LA/St. Monica Office: 310.890.8285

More Details Below (Ready for Press Release)
Awakenings & Beginnings - NYC Special Edition: "The Empowered Woman"
Under the auspices of Fractured Atlas - This is a non-profit event.
September 15, 2018 at the Ailey Citigroup Theater

The Joan Weill Center for Dance
VIP Red Carpet Reception (Formerly the Gala) 7:30 pm
Main Stage Performance 8:00 pm
Awakening Award Presentation (follows in the same theater after the performance) 9:30 pm

More INFO: http://www.rubansrougesdance.com/awakenings-and-beginnings-nyc-special-edition-the-empowered-woman.html

ATTIRE: Upscale, Cocktail, Semi-Formal (Gowns & Bow Ties Optional)

This year we are honoring "The Empowered Woman". We are pleased to present you with the following programming and Special Guest Speakers who join us in this evening's festivities and celebrations. Many thanks to all concerned and all who have helped support this mission in bringing you quality performances for the audience and opportunities for artists. Thank you also to our Sponsors and additional Supporters who continuously allow us the privilege to produce these programs. Please take the time to read the BIOS here: http://www.rubansrougesdance.com/awakenings-and-beginnings-nyc-special-edition-the-empowered-woman.html and be sure to get your tickets before they sell out. 

To clarify: Yes, we were planning to do a separate pre-show Gala, some already had this information including producers, publicists, etc. This Gala would have contained the presentation of our annual "Awakening Award™" honoring female artists in their given field; the presentation of the "Fore-Mothers & Fathers of Modern Dance Awakening Award™"; women who've stood up and spoken up; and the women in the Cosby trial. All these elements that was to be held in a separate Gala has now been merged into the Main Stage Performance. We apologize for any confusion and/or inconvenience this may have caused. 

Noelle Rose™ Andressen; Shari Botwin; Kristopher Kale (Emmy Nominated Composer)

Special “Awakening Award™” Honorees include: Lois Greenfield, Renown Dance Photographer; Lori Belilove Artistic Director of Isadora Duncan Dance Company; Lois Greenfield; Tamara Lush A.P. News.
Special Guest Speakers & “Awakening Award™” Presenters: Noelle Rose Andressen, Shari Botwin, and more celebrity guests.

Isadora Duncan Dance Company
Rubans Rouges Dance™
Noelle Rose Andressen Dance™
LA FUSION Dance Theater
Harper Continuum Dance Theatre HCDT
Dolly Sfier & Dancers ...and more!

Cost: Payment required - TICKETS: Regular Admission: $45 + fee Student/Senior: $35 + fee Receive a SPECIAL DISCOUNT BUY 2 GET 50% off each one for Regular Admission Tickets by using this code: EVENTBRITEHALF (case sensitive). If you have trouble, please call our LA/St. Monica Office: 310.890.8285

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Live Auction

Check out our auction page on eBay!  Click the heading to be taken directly to the two canvases being auctioned.  100% of the purchase price is tax deductible and going to benefit Harper Continuum Dance Theatre.  These canvases were painted live during "The High Project" excerpt performed at The First Annual Artist Showcase in Virginia at The Barns of Kanak.  One of the participating artists is Steven Bush from Virginia.  He is known for his paintings of the ocean and beach scenes at Virginia Beach.  He has recently started exploring abstract artwork and contributed with 3 other artists to create the canvases available for auction.

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