Jul 20, 2009

Musical Director Needed for Hit New Show...

Donlavy Dance Company is celebrating its 16th birthday with a new full evening length Dance Media Hit entitled "SIR!" Samuel Donlavy is looking for a kickass musical director, stage manager, and Break Dancers/instructors for our new epic. Ideal Musical Director should be prepared to play a show live, vocal direction for its cast as well as be able to create, sample and record/re-record new tracks for "SIR's" upcoming World premiere. He/She should be able to "improv" musically(piano or percussion)and accompany the shows choreographer for a talent ride of a live time. Candidate should be able to play by ear, sheet music and from the heart, in rehearsals, workshops and classes. There is no immediate pay for this position but DDC Fall Residency work teaching will . MD, Stage/Production Manager, other Artsits and Break Dancers are needed and encouraged to apply. Become a part of something much bigger than yourself. The shows dynamic multi media/animation DANCE platform is Donlavy's latest work supporting LOVE and Gay Marriage. Dont miss out on this one! Please send resume and short bio stating what you are passionate about to samuel@donlavydancecompany.com. Questions, info and future auditions question, also, please email us. Again, its... Samuel@donlavydancecompany.com

Job Opportunity at the Armory


Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena, California, is a community art
center. We provide innovative approaches to creating, exploring and
presenting the visual arts to youths of all ages and adults. In addition to
providing contemporary art exhibitions and performances, the Armory offers
studio art classes and educational outreach programs to more than fifty
schools and community sites.
Find out more about us at www.armoryarts.org

The Armory is currently seeking a ...

Studio Customer Service Coordinator & Assistant
(30 hr/week position)

Seeking a friendly, outgoing, customer-service oriented person to manage
student registration and customer service for all studio art classes offered
to children, teens and adults. This detail-oriented individual will work in
our front office answering questions for parents and students regarding
Armory art classes. Major duties and responsibilities include maintaining
database records in Raiser’s Edge, registering students in classes,
processing fees, maintaining rosters, and keeping detailed records in
established systems. Other responsibilities include coordinating tuition
assistance program, answering and directing phone calls, greeting visitors,
providing administrative support, and responding to inquiries from the

Experience in customer service is essential along with a patient, efficient
and friendly working manner. The ideal candidate will have the ability to
work well under pressure and be very flexible. It is important for this
person to be a clear communicator face-to-face, on the phone, through
writing and email. A strong ability to focus and prioritize in a fast-paced
environment is essential.

Requirements: Customer Service and Database experience (Raiser’s Edge
preferred), Microsoft Word and Excel, min. 2 years office experience,
Bachelors degree (a plus). Spanish, Mandarin, or Korean language proficiency
a plus.

To apply, please MAIL: cover letter, resume and salary history to

Armory Center for the Arts
Attn: Studio Department
145 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103

Please No phone calls or emails. Applications/information only accepted
through hardcopy.

Artists' Studio Space: Open Studio Beginning September

The Downtown Art Center Gallery at
828 S Main Street in Downtown Los Angeles (90014)
will be opening its Studio Membership in September 2009.

For $230 per month, artists interested in joining will enjoy the following benefits at our 5000 square foot art center:
• Open Wednesdays & Thursdays, 6pm – 11pm; Saturdays & Sundays 10am – 10pm
• Storage space for materials
• Access to Art Instructors
• Networking opportunities: meet other artists, visit other galleries - we are located right on Gallery Row
• Enjoy a cleaner, safer environment for a cheaper price than renting a studio

We will be interviewing interested candidates in August. There is limited space – first come, first served. For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact Jennifer at info@dacgallery.com or 213-627-7374.


2009 California Documentary Project: Grants for film, radio and new media

The California Council for the Humanities

Guidelines for the 2009 California Documentary Project (CDP) grant are
now available at www.calhum.org . CDP is a
competitive grants program of the California Council for the Humanities
in partnership with the Skirball Foundation. CDP supports
humanities-based film, radio and new media projects that document the
California experience and explore issues of significance to
Californians. Projects must enhance our understanding of California and
its cultures, peoples and histories, and be suitable for California and
national audiences.

Grants are offered in the following categories:

Production grants
Film and radio up to $50,000
New media up to $20,000

Research & Development grants
Film and radio up to $7,000

Please see the Council’s website (www.calhum.org
) for grant guidelines and a list of previously
supported projects. For more info contact John Lightfoot, CDP Programs
Manager, at cdp@calhum.org .

DEADLINE: October 1, 2009

(RFQ) Los Angeles County - San Pedro Service Center

Call to Artists - LA County Arts Commission - Civic Art Program

San Pedro Service Center

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission's Civic Art Program is seeking an artist or artist team to design and execute an exterior mural for the San Pedro Service Center in downtown San Pedro (769 West Third Street). This is a great opportunity to potentially involve youth in the design and/or implementation of the artwork. The deadline for the application is July 31, 2009.

An all-inclusive budget of $13,500 includes artist fees, liability insurance, fabrication and installation.

This opportunity is only open to artists who live or work in San Pedro, and who have a strong affinity with the San Pedro community.

To see the full RFQ, go to
and look under 'Active Calls'.

Contact Alice Schock, Civic Art Associate, at 213-202-5920 or aschock@arts.lacounty.gov