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Apply to the Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists!

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The Eva Yaa Asantewaa Grant for Queer Women(+) Dance Artists supports new cutting-edge dance and movement-based performance work by self-identified women, gender-nonconforming, and non-binary artists. Named in honor of visionary dance curator, critic, and educator Eva Yaa Asantewaa, the grant seeks to highlight the important contributions queer women(+) have made to dance throughout history. The grant is $10,000. This year’s judges include Julie Tolentino (LA), Marýa Wethers (Chicago), and Nora Sharp (Chicago).

Applications for the Yaa Asantewaa Grant are open September 6th – October 21st, 2018. Funds can be requested to support work at any stage of development, from concept to presentation. Qualified artists must be US-based. The awardee will be announced in December 2018.

More information on the grant here. If you have any questions or would like to discuss further, please contact mayfield brooks, Yaa Asantewaa Grant Manager, at

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