Student Fellowships Now Open for Public Works Dallas 2019

The production for 2019 is "As You Like It" and positions are open for students to get involved and paid! Check out the positions below.   Public Works Dallas is a groundbreaking community engagement and participatory theater project designed to deliberately blur the line between professional artists and Dallas community members, and launched in 2017 with the help of the Meadows School’s Ignite/Arts Dallas and Meadows Prize. Start : June 2019 - August 2019 SUMMARY The Dance Assistants serve in a key, leadership role on the choreography team under both the choreographer and their associate. Assistants are instrumental in the teaching of the movement to the entire ensemble.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES They will be expected to be at all of pre production/audition week (June 10-15),  rehearsals (starting July 9th) and attend additional choreography and music rehearsals to help build confidence, skill and repetition within the ensemble.   SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Fluency in Spanish preferred, not required. This role is ideal for someone on the BFA/Dance track, has a performative background or has a proclivity towards teaching dance and movement.   Start : August 2019 SUMMARY Assist with the load in, hanging & focus of theatrical lighting for the production.  Operate a follow spot during the production. Assist with striking all lighting equipment.  Reports to the Master Electrician.   ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Attend load in, all technical rehearsals, performances & strike. Assisting the Master Electrician in all areas of lighting and electrics, including the hang, focus, running, & strike of the production. Operation of a follow spot for technical rehearsals and performances Other duties deemed necessary and appropriate to the position by the Master Electrician. Other duties as assigned by the Master Electrican.   SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS Basic understanding of Theater/Tech practices Knowledge of hanging and cabling theatrical [...]

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The Most Anticipated Events for SMU’s Ignite/Arts Dallas in 2018

Rock and Tejano with a six-piece band: Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance includes one mezzo-soprano and one tenor and is fluidly bilingual. At the Texas Theatre in Oak Cliff on May 4. By Diamond Victoria For the past two years, Ignite/Arts Dallas director Clyde Valentín has provided Meadows students of all disciplines with important experiences through collaborations with local and visiting artists and arts organizations in North Texas. His focus has been to serve the underrepresented and under-resourced and help students find full-time jobs after graduation. Now inching closer to its third anniversary, his initiative is slated to foster new relationships and build on existing ones, transition into year-round programs and host the bilingual rock and Tejano opera Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance at the Texas Theatre in Dallas in the spring.  […]

By | 2018-09-04T18:42:08+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Events|0 Comments

DJ Spooky To Remix One of the Most Reviled Films of All Time at the Texas Theatre

  Flickr User Richard Pyrker “Trip-hop” musician DJ Spooky used his 21st-century DJ techniques to remix the classic 1915 film Birth of a Nation, upending every aspect of the controversial and racist film. The result is a new cinematic statement that propels the audience into a modern sociopolitical landscape that has evolved beyond all expectations. SMU Meadows’ SYZYGY new music ensemble performs the live original score, playing a blend of blues, jazz and gospel. Wednesday, October 19, 7 p.m. Dallas VideoFest Texas Theatre 231 W. Jefferson Blvd. Dallas, TX 75208 Presented by Video Association of Dallas, Ignite Arts Dallas SMU Meadows School of the Arts and Make Art with Purpose (MAP). BUY TICKETS Facebook Instagram Twitter

By | 2018-09-04T18:49:32+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Events|0 Comments