Current Open Calls


Combustible Residency 2020

Combustible is a lab for intersecting art practices from dance and technology. Artists are given space and time for the creation of innovative projects with the use of our state-of-the-art arts center. Throughout a residency period artists share their research through designed public experiences and events. Combustible carves a place to be deeply inquisitive and experiment on the edge of what is known.

Deadline: Friday, December 6th, 11:59PM, 2019
Residency Period: March – August 2020 (Final Schedule TBD)
Performance Dates: Fall 2020 (TBD)
What you get:
➞ $1500 Artist Stipend
➞ $2000 Production Budget
➞ 25% of Box Office
➞ 100 hours of rehearsal space
➞ Program, Marketing, and Tech support

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ArtSpan Art-in-Neighborhoods Exhibitions at CounterPulse

“Home” by Soraya Lane

Submit to this open call to be considered for an upcoming solo/dual ArtSpan Art-in-Neighborhoods Exhibitions at CounterPulse this January 2020 through March/April 2020 (End date TBA). The selection process will prioritize artists who are thinking site-specifically and/or artworks that are experimental in content or form. The primary installation areas are white walls throughout the three-floor lobby gallery, please CLICK HERE for specifications, and consider the dimensions of the walls with the works you submit.

Exhibition Dates: January 13, 2020–March/April 2020 (End date TBA)
Submissions Deadline: Sunday, December 15th, 11:59pm
Artist Notifications: Week of January 6th
Artwork Installation Dates: January 13th, 10:30 a.m.
Artist Reception: TBD
Artwork Pick-up Date: March/April, 2020
Sales: Sales will be processed through ArtSpan with 80% commission going to the artist and 20% going to ArtSpan.

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CounterPulse Co-Production

Swimming Pool: Mara Poliak, Layton Lachman, and Abby Crain; Photo by Robbie Sweeny

The CounterPulse Co-Production program is open to all genres of performing artists, ensembles, companies, collectives, etc. looking to stage completed works as part of our Fall or Spring curated seasons. As a co-producing artist, CounterPulse partners with your by offering access to space, resources, marketing, and production support at subsidized rates to bring your work to stage.

Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

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Photo of Kim Ip/Krimm’s Dance Party in “ceremonious present” by Robbie Sweeny