Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
NEFA Grant Recipient
Artist
Candice Salyers

 

Candice Salyers has enjoyed performing with a variety of choreographers, including Li Chiao-Ping and Victoria Marks. Her solo performance work has been presented on concert stages and in landscapes throughout the U.S., U.K., and Estonia, including support from NEFA/National Dance Project, Vermont Performance Lab, Bates Dance Festival, and Wesleyan Center for the Arts. For her current project, A History of Levitation, she is creating and commissioning a total of 100 solos that embody different physical and conceptual perspectives on female sainthood. She holds an M.F.A., a Ph.D., and is also pursuing a Masters of Divinity. Recent publications include contributions to Tanz, Bewegung, und Spiritualität and The Journal of Environmental Philosophy.

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Candice
Job Title/Position: 
Choreographer/Performer
Mailing Address: 
693 Bridge Road
Northampton, MA 01060
Physical Address: 
693 Bridge Road
Northampton, MA 01060
Last Name: 
Salyers
Phone: 
413-320-1196

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Additional Disciplines: 
Humanities - Comparative Religion
Humanities - Philosophy
Theater - Solo / One-Person Show
Populations Served: 
Adults
General Public
School Groups
Teens
Institution/Business Type: 
Artists (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Performance / Concert / Reading
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Curriculum Development
Exhibitions
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Residency - Production / Development
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Events Per Year: 
8
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
International

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Education: 
Ph.D. Texas Woman's University
M.F.A. Smith College
Awards: 
NDP/NEFA Special Project Grant
Massachusetts Cultural Council Choreographic Finalist
Alma Bucovaz Award for Urban Service
I am a NEFA Grant Recipient

I am a Touring Artist

I am NEST eligible
Technical Requirements: 
6' space
Fee Range Minimum: 
$500
Fee Range Maximum: 
$10,000
State of Residence: 
Massachusetts
Minimum Number of Performers: 
1