Artist Opportunities: Heidi Duckler Dance, Rauschenberg Foundation, and more

We are sharing the following Artist Opportunities & Resources on behalf of Heidi Duckler Dance, The Rauschenberg FoundationCalifornia Community Foundation, and Deep Play Network:


Dance Maker Call: Heidi Duckler Dance Ebb & Flow Festival
Application deadline: Monday, April 25

We are bringing our beloved festival Ebb & Flow to the Los Angeles State Historic Park in Chinatown on June 25th and 26th. Ebb & Flow is a free, site-specific community festival of local artists which integrates dance, visual arts, music, and technology to explore climate change and its impact on the environment and consequently our health.

Artists will receive a stipend for their work and participation. HDD will provide production equipment and market the event.

To learn more, please visit: https://heididuckler.org/dance-maker-call-ebb-flow-2022/


Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants

Application deadline: Friday, May 20


The Rauschenberg Dancer Emergency Grants is a new program, providing one-time grants of up to $5,000 to professional dancers in need across the U.S. who are in dire financial emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dire financial emergencies include the lack or imminent endangerment of essentials such as housing, medicine/healthcare, utilities, and food. 

To learn more, please visit: https://www.nyfa.org/awards-grants/rauschenberg-dancer-emergency-grants/


California Community Foundation: Fellowship for Visual Artists

Application period: March 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

The Fellowship for Visual Artists is a unique opportunity for artists because it is an investment in the artist’s career, rather than singular project. Artists are chosen by a panel of art professionals based on artistic merit and commitment to Los Angeles County.

CCF Fellows receive: $40,000 one-year unrestricted grant; collaborative Artists’ Retreat; opportunities to develop business skills to achieve financial independence; membership to a community of prestigious artists in the region.

To learn more, please visit: https://www.calfund.org/nonprofits/featured-funds/ccf-fellowship-visual-artists/


Deep Play Research Network (ongoing/monthly)

Application deadline: submit by the 25th of each month


The Deep Play Research Network is a pilot project to create a virtual affinity network of artists, therapists, facilitators, coaches, philosophers, and healing arts practitioners who are invested in experimenting with deep play practices in community. At the end of each month, anyone interested in hosting a virtual relational experiment will have the opportunity to submit a proposal. 

To learn more, please visit: https://www.deepplayinstitute.com/research.html