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E-Newsletter / December 2006

Posted: Wednesday, December 27th, 2006 at 3:14 pm in E-Newsletters

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National Performance Network (NPN) e-Update | December | Connecting artists with progressive presenters, arts organizations, and communities across the country.


In this Issue

New Project Development
NPN Subsidy Programs
Job Announcements
NPN Partner Events




The National Performance Network (NPN) has received generous support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency), the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundation, Altria Group, Inc., Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation, Baton Rouge Area Foundation – Higher Ground Fund, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Arts Council of New Orleans, Iowa Arts Council, Brian J. Worley Fund for the Performing Arts, Altorfer, Inc. Fund, Leveraging Investments in Creativity, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and WESTAF.

December 2006

This month’s message is in the form of a quick e-Update. Please take a moment to review the reminders we have included and link to for complete details.

Happiest of holidays to all!

The NPN National Office will be closed:
Mon, Dec 25, 2006 – Mon, Jan 1, 2007.

New Project Development

The Visual Artists Network is being formed. VAN is a pilot project created to establish opportunities for visual artists to travel in the United States and to exhibit their work in a one or two-week residency in a context of community engagement, based on the successful National Performance Network model for touring performing artists.

NPN Partners may learn more and apply to be a part of this exciting new project by visiting the website.

Applications are DUE by Wednesday, December 20, 2006.

NPN Subsidy Programs

The application season for the Creation Fund’s, Community Fund’s, and Mentorship and Leadership Initiative’s Winter FY07 Round is just around the corner. The deadline for applying to each is February 26, 2007.

Guidelines and Applications are now available online at

Job Announcements

The National Performance Network’s national office occasionally receives job announcements from our Partners and other organizations. Visit the for the most up to date listings.

NPN Partner Events

NPN Partner Events

Wexner Center for the Arts
Columbus, OH
Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven:  A show about white people in love
Fri, Jan 26 – Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 8pm; Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 7pm
“Young Jean Lee’s hysterically funny Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven is perfect… politically incorrect… directed brilliantly.”
–New York Times

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Burlington, VT
Retrospective Exhibitionist and Difficult Bodies
January 12-13, 2007 at 8pm
Brooklyn-based dancer Miguel Gutierrez looks at the two sides of performance: what the performer presents and what the performer feels.