The Arts Council of Indianapolis is seeking submissions from central Indiana performing artists (musicians, dancers, spoken word, etc.) for the Indianapolis Artsgarden’s Lunchtime Performance Series.
Each year the Indianapolis Artsgarden provides over 250 free public performances. The Lunchtime Performance Series has been in existence for 20+ years engaging new, emerging talent as well as established Indy artists.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Tuesday, October 15, 2019
SPECIFICATIONS: All styles and forms of music, dance, and performance are welcome.
The Artsgarden celebrates national awareness events in February (Black History Month)*, March (Women’s History Month), and April (National Jazz Month and National Poetry Month). Priority will be given to artists and groups whose programming helps to advance these themes.
*Performance slots for February are dedicated to the Arts Council’s Art & Soul series. To learn more about Art & Soul visit indyarts.org/about/art-soul.
LOCATIONS: Performance space is located inside the Indianapolis Artsgarden adjacent to Circle Centre Mall in downtown Indianapolis. 110 W Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204
COMPENSATION: All performances are paid based on a scale that reflects the Arts Council’s commitment to paying all artists a fair and competitive wage.
SELECTION PROCESS: Artists will be selected by an internal selection panel.
SELECTION CRITERIA: The goal of the Lunchtime Performance Series is to provide a public platform to promote and celebrate central Indiana’s diverse and dynamic talent. Artists will be chosen based on quality and professionalism of the submission to create a robust schedule of events. Preference will be given to artists living or working in the Arts Council of Indianapolis service area which consists of Marion County and/or one of the seven surrounding counties.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND EQUITY COMMITMENT: The Arts Council of Indianapolis is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or religion.
To read the Arts Council Equity Statement, click here.
MEDIA/PROMOTIONS: Artists will be promoted on the Arts Council of Indianapolis and Indianapolis Artsgarden social media channels and event calendars.
HOW TO APPLY:
Send all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your e-mail submission must include:
NOTE: Your submission will not be considered if it lacks one of the listed items.
Upon selection, additional requested materials, if any, are required within 4 weeks of performance.
If you are in need of any assistance in the application process, please call 317-624-2563 or email email@example.com
Artists in need of quality video or still photography, please visit the Arts Council’s vendor list on the Artist Resources Directory to view a list of photographers and videographers who work specifically with artists. https://indyarts.org/artists/artist-resources/category/vendors-list
QUESTIONS? Contact Mike Prusa at the Indianapolis Artsgarden, 317-624-2563 or via email, firstname.lastname@example.org
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