The 2015 Summer Arts & Activism Project will bring 15 young women from the Bay Area to:

  • Get hands-on experience in contemporary and site specific dance, making dances at Quesada and Bridgeview Gardens in the Bayview District of SF
  • Earn $500
  • Create original dances for performance
  • Learn from with working with professional dance artists
  • Learn about issues of community empowerment and social justice
  • Make an activism video, working with professional filmmaker Cynthia Blanaflor, Founder of Rising Star Productions
  • Connect with young women across neighborhoods, schools, ethnicity, and sexual orientation

WHO IS IT FOR?

Young women ages 14-19 who are strongly interested in performing, making positive change in the world and can commit to attending the entire 4 weeks of the program. African American, Arab, Latina, Native, Asian and Pacific Islander, low-income and LGBT-identified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Dance experience is helpful.

WHAT’S THE SCHEDULE?

The program is 4 weeks long and meets as follows:

  • STARTS Monday June 29th
  • ENDS Saturday July 25th
  • Meets Monday-Friday 10AM-2PM (no session on July 3th)
  • MANDATORY Two performances Saturday July 25th at 12PM and 2PM

WHERE IS IT?

QUESADA GARDENS

1747 Quesada Ave, San Francisco, CA 94124

public transit via light rail: Third Street/Oakdale/Palou

WHAT’S THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

You can fill out the application on line or request one in the mail or over email.

Applications are due April 24, 2015.

Source: GirlFly, April 2015