The Wooster Group, 2017 USArtists International grantee. Photo by Bruce Jackson.
USArtists International is a grant program that supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. In 2016-2017, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation supported nearly 1000 individuals through the USArtists International program.
Applications for Round 3 are due April 5, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET for engagements between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. Additional deadlines will be announced in July.
How to apply for USArtists International
Looking to connect with an festival? Try searching our international festival database.
Thinking about applying? There are two webinars coming soon…
Two webinars are scheduled to assist potential applicants, and are most helpful when attended in sequence.
March 6: USArtists International: Am I eligible?
2:00 – 3:00 PM ET | Sign me up!
USArtists International: Am I eligible? provides program information for solo artists and performing arts ensembles considering an application to the USArtists International grant program. Attendees will leave with a clear idea about who and what type of projects USArtists International funds. New applicants, previous applicants, grantees and others interested in learning more about updates to the USAI program are welcome to join! A recording will be posted to the USAI website following the webinar.
March 20: USArtists International: Tips & Pointers for Applicants
2:00 – 3:15 PM ET | Sign me up!
In USArtists International: 2018 Tips and Pointers for Applicants, attendees will review updates to the online application, learn what criteria panelists use to evaluate applications and receive important tips for strengthening applications. This webinar is for new applicants, previous applicants, grantees and others interested in learning more about applying to USAI. All attendees should read USAI program guidelines prior to attending the webinar, as they are updated annually. A recording will be posted to the USAI website following the webinar.