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Dance Source Houston Artist-in-Residence Program

Dance Source Houston’s Artist-in-Residence program is open to Houston dance artists of all experience levels. Artists for the 2017-18 season were selected based upon their desire to push themselves and their art to new levels by taking risks and maximizing their time in the residency.

The 2017-18 season Artists In Residence are Shanon Adame, Lindsay Gary, Lisa Harris, Ashley Horn, Abijan Johnson and Kate Rash. To learn more about this year’s cohort click here.

Laura Gutierrez. 2015-16 AIR. Photo by Lynn Lane.

Residency artists will receive:

    • Rehearsal space at a Houston area studio
    • Access to professional development workshops
    • Production and marketing plan assistance
    • Individual artist grant application assistance
    • Shared performance opportunities



Felicia Thomas. 2016-17 AIR. Photo by Lynn Lane.

Residency artists will be required to:

    • Attend workshops and meetings with other resident artists
    • Attend and participate in Fieldwork sessions
    • Execute deadlines on production/marketing plan
    • Complete Individual Artist Grant through Houston Arts Alliance
    • Create 15-20 minutes of new work through the residency to be presented at Barnstorm Dance Fest


Former AIRs include Jacquelyne Jay Boe, Amy Elizabeth, Laura Harrell, Jasmine Hearn, Laura Gutierrez, Autumn Knight, Ty Lewis, Jennifer Mabus, Alisa Mittin, Joel Rivera, Felicia Thomas, Heather vonReichbauer and Lori Yuill.

Join Dance Source Houston as we celebrate the 2017-18 AIRs ! The evening will include a performance by former AIR Laura Gutierrez and a conversation with our newest cohort of powerhouse makers, led by AIR alum Lori Yuill. We invite all to continue the conversation over light bites and beverages.

Advance donations can be made below or contact Mollie Haven Miller at 281.384.1036;

Your donation supports the space rental from our partnering organizations and the ongoing professional development and technical support for each of the artists.

By | 2018-01-05T17:30:04+00:00 August 5th, 2014|Artist in Residence, Dance Source Programs|2 Comments


  1. […] Artist-in-Residence:  The artist-in-residence program will be geared toward emerging dance artists and will help guide them through the process of self-production, from start to finish.  It will include a space grant, to be used to develop new work, as well as marketing, fundraising and production guidance from experts in our field.  The residency will culminate with performances of the work created as part of the Barnstorm Dance Fest.  Applications and guidelines for the residency program are available here.  Deadline for submission is September 15, 2014. […]

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