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Rainin Opportunity Fund Application
April 25
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ODC THEATER ANNOUNCES
THE NEXT ROUND OF THE RAININ OPPORTUNITY FUND FOR SELF-PRODUCING ARTISTS


Applications are due by 5pm on Monday, April 25, 2016.

ODC Theater has partnered with the Kenneth Rainin Foundation to create an eponymous opportunity fund at ODC to support self-producing artists through its open access rental program. The Rainin Foundation has made a commitment of $20,000 per year for three years to support the administration of scholarship subsidies to self-producing artists in ODC Theater’s main stage.

Up to ten artists will be awarded a scholarship to self-produce/rent ODC’s B. Way Theater from May 1, 2016 – December 31, 2017. Applications will be considered and scored by a panel, and the awarded artists will receive a subsidized rental week in the theater. Subsidy scholarships will cover a minimum of 50% of the production space and labor costs for the artists.

Scholarships will be awarded based on artistic merit and need.

More information here. Apply online here.


ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS

• Recipients must be San Francisco Bay Area dance artists.
• Recipients must self-produce and offer a public performance in ODC Theater’s main space (B. Way Theater) May 2, 2016 – December 31, 2017. See detailed availability below.
• A signed MOU will be required within 30 days of notification in order to claim the scholarship and confirm dates.
• All promotional materials (print and electronic) will be asked to acknowledge the Rainin Opportunity Fund at ODC Theater.
• All recipients will be required to complete a post-production report and participate in grant reporting, as needed.
• Any previous or current Rainin funding received by the applicant directly from the foundation will not be a factor in consideration for this scholarship.

THEATER AVAILABILITY

ODC Theater is booked by the week Tuesday-Sunday:
•    May 17-22
•    June 14-19
•    June 28-July 3
•    July 12-17
•    August 9-14, 16-21, 23-28
•    September 6-11, 13-18, 20-25
•    September 27-October 2
•    October 11-16
•    November 8-13
•    November 29-December 4
2017 – all dates

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