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SEPTEMBER 2015 
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ANNOUNCING CENTER STAGE PAKISTAN
SEARCH FOR DANCE & THEATER ARTISTS
NEW INITIATIVES AT NEFA
JOIN US: UPCOMING EVENTS
GRANTS AWARDED
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ANNOUNCING CENTER STAGE PAKISTAN


NEFA is partnering with the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan to launch Center Stage Pakistan to tour two music ensembles in the U.S. in spring, 2017.

Nominations of qualified bands are now being accepted; the deadline is October 5, 2015 at midnight EDT. 

Image: Khumariyaan (Center Stage Season Two). Photo: Bilal Farooq
SEARCH FOR DANCE & THEATER ARTISTS - TOUR SUPPORT AVAILABLE!





Our current National Theater Project and National Dance Project grant recipients who have tour support available can now be viewed in our online directory. Click on the links above and search by artist, keyword, program, or fiscal year. 

Images: (left) NTP-supported Taylor Mac/Nature's Darlings by Kevin Yartarola; (right) NDP-supported Jess Curtiss/Gravity by Sven Hagolani
NEW INITIATIVES AT NEFA

We are pleased to announce these new initiatives:
Image: American Records "ReEntry" By Mark Garvin 
JOIN US: UPCOMING EVENTS

 
The Idea Swap is an annual event for New England-based nonprofit cultural organizations to network and share project ideas that may qualify for funding from NEFA's Expeditions grant program. Read more about the Idea Swap and post a project idea.



  
$40 if registered by October 5; $50 after
 
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 Additional support from Struck Catering.
MORE EVENTS:

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 | NEFA
New England Creative Economy Network Meeting

OCTOBER 13, 2015 | WEBINAR
How to Use CreativeGround to Find Collaborators and Explore Your Creative Community

NOVEMBER 4, 2015 | NEFA
Public Art Discussion Series: Making Art Happen

NOVEMBER 11, 2015 | WEBINAR
How to Use CreativeGround as a Cultural Organization or Creative Business
GRANTS AWARDED
NEFA recently awarded grants supporting theater, dance, and regional touring:
Image: Expeditions-support Angélique Kidjo by Judy Sirota Rosenthal.

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Upcoming application deadlines: (learn more at  www.nefa.org