Opening Acts 2011–2012
WANTED: Student Performing Arts Curators
WHO: Current undergraduate and graduate Stanford students are invited to apply.
WHAT: Curate ‘opening acts’ for high-profile performers (world music, classical, jazz artists) on the Lively Arts 11–12 season. To see who Lively Arts is bringing to campus next year, check out our season preview.
WHY: To have a stake in Lively Arts programming: to conceptualize, plan and present high quality, engaging programs to complement our season.
WHEN: Application deadline was Tuesday, May 24 2011. Applicants will be notified by the end of spring quarter.
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
Selected student curators will meet as a group in the fall to program a series of 3–4 opening acts for the academic year. Curators will work closely with the Lively Arts programming, production and marketing staff, and interface with campus arts groups and visiting artists.
IS THERE MONEY INVOLVED?
Student curators receive a $500 honorarium and are given a budget for artist fees. Time commitment is 2–3 fall quarter meetings, attendance at all Opening Acts performances, plus several curator logistical meetings throughout the season.
Application deadline has passed. Thanks to all who applied!