February 7th: Movement Research Parent Residency, February 9th: NEA Arts Project Grant, February 9th: Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Grants & Fellowships, February 10th: MacDowell Colony Residency, February 15th: Princess Grace Awards Program, February 27th: Jacob's Pillow: Ann & Weston Hicks Choreography Fellows Program, March 1st: New England States Touring Grant, March 18th: BalletX Choreographic Fellowship, March 29th: USArtists International, April 14th: Arkansas Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship, April 30th: Copenhagen International Choreography Competition, May 7th: Atlantic Center for the Arts Mentoring Artist-in-Residence Program, May 22nd: National Performance Network - Creation & Development Fund, May 31st: National Dance Project Travel Fund, June 1st: New York Choreographic Institute Residency, June 1st: Sadie-Rose Residency Program, June 12th: National Dance Project Production Grant - New England Foundation for the Arts, June 30th: South Arts Professional Development & Artistic Planning Grants
Financial Literacy Month is April, and what better time for women in dance to inform ourselves on money management, financing a freelance career, negotiating fair pay contracts, and more?!
Thanks to resources pulled from our friends at Ellevest, DDP has put together a Financial Literacy Checklist to provide women in dance with a guide to educating, refreshing, or honing your financial literacy and self-care, because we get it. Not everyone has the luxury or privilege to think about the future. Women in dance are faced with a unique set of challenges and circumstances. Some of you may be terrified, uncertain about where you will get your next paycheck. We hope that with this tool, you will find something that you can control. Arm yourself with knowledge so that the uncertainty doesn’t run so deep.
These solutions are both short-term and long-term; all we are suggesting here is that you do what you can.