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The Foundation

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We are assembling a unique group of men, women, and young people to form a dance troupe which will travel the United States. If interested, please read on!

Can you pop and lock? Can you perform gymnastics? Can you perform acrobatics? Can you dance (such as interpretive dance, native American dance, African-American dance, popular dance moves, ballroom dance, etc)?
Are you a dance choreographer? It doesn't matter if you have any experience, as long as you know what you're doing and can handle, oversee, and travel with the dance troupe to which you are assigned.
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Would you be interested in traveling the United States performing with a pandemic safe dance troupe All expenses paid (this would not include personal clothing, personal hygiene items, snack or drinks and other things not directly related to your dance troupe activities).
You will be provided with Breakfast lunch and dinner meals, lodging, transportation to and from dance troupe events and venues. Uniforms will usually be Street clothing dress casual. Jeans t-shirts shorts etc. But must be clean pressed and presentable to the public. Personal hygiene must be kept up. This includes taking regular showers everyday, and addressing any halitosis or other offensive odors. Remember, you will be performing with other dance group members before the general public.
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If you smoke cigarettes, you must ensure that your breath and clothing does not smell like smoke there will be no smoking on any dance group transportation provided.
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Sorry, legal or not you may NOT engage in cannabis of any type or form including but not limited to smoking, drinking, or eating. If you need cannabis for medical reasons and cannot perform without it, you will be excluded from joining the dance troupe all together. You cannot have within your possession or do any cannabis products while on the road with your dance troupe, PERIOD!!!! NO EXCEPTIONS! Different states and municipalities have different laws and we cannot keep up with them as we pass through States. If we get stopped by law enforcement for any reason (and there are many legit reasons for them to do so) there can be no drugs found.
No non-prescription (and proof of prescription must be provided prior to dance troupe trips) drug use of any kind whatsoever will be allowed by any dance troupe members or support staff. If at any time for any reason whatsoever you are found with drugs, whether legal or illegal, you will be terminated permanently from the dance troupe and will be responsible to pay your own way home.
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There will be no alcohol use while on the road with your dance troupe (this includes during any and all practices etc weather on the road or not). This includes socially, whether before or after performances night or day. No drinking of alcoholic beverages whatsoever is allowed by dance troupe members as long as they are on the road with and REPRESENTING their dance troupe.
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You must be a cheerful, happy, outgoing, inspirational, able to work and function with others accepting constructive criticisms, and let us not forget talented performer. Because the troop will be inspiring people of all walks of life, we are seeking dance troupe members of varying body types (slender and curvy), but you must be able to perform in a fast-paced high-energy environment with like-minded individuals. Additionally, we invite individuals with various physical disabilities such as those in wheelchairs, as well as amputees, etc. However, you must be able to perform with the whole dance troupe within the confines of your disability. We have witnessed people in wheelchairs and multiple amputees perform amazing dance moves and acrobatic feats many fully able-bodied people would find challenging or outright impossible. These are the kinds of inspirational individuals we are looking for!

If you or someone you know might be interested please contact us. We will require a 5 minute or longer audition video featuring you alone or with your able-bodied or disabled dance partner, performing your most impressive dance, or acrobatic feats. Selection will commence immediately after we receive video entries. Just keep in mind that this is your audition video. If your partner wishes to join the dance troupe, they must submit their own Individual audition video and supporting information themselves.

You will be required to join the dance troupe program of our organization, provide some form of proof of identity (if you are in this country without papers or legal verification, or you are awaiting a legal immigrant hearing for citizenship, that's fine. Simply provide us with your full name including middle name, current mailing address even if it is a shelter, and your performance video).
While it may seem an intrusion, for legal and insurance reasons we need to know your covid-19 status (whether you currently or have had it). While you would not be abe to go on the road with your dance troupe while still sick with covid (and we will be doing random temperature checks etc), you may still join the dance troupe insecure your spot. Placements are limited so don't wait!

We can't wait to hear from you and see your performances!

NOTE: All programs of The Foundation are totally self-reliant and self-supporting. There is a one time program membership donation to join the dance troupe program. The non-refundable donation is $20 U.S. currency, and must be paid in full upon acceptance into the program (this will be signified by your signature on the dance troupe program contract which you must sign in order to join, and the donation must be made then). This donation allows us to run the program and provide everything you need to be the best performer possible!

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About The Foundation

Location:

PO BOX 6316, Springfield, MA 01101, US

Mission Statement

The mission of The Foundation, in part, is to help those in need especially those who have been marginalized within society, by creating new and innovative out of the box problem solving methodologies. We pride ourselves in assisting individuals and groups to overcome the odds and obstacles which face them, to create realistic solutions to complex personal and social issues. The Foundation gets its name from Luke 6:48 of the Holy Bible though we are classified as a 501c3 charity. We believe that if you build a strong base of individuals and community, on a solid foundation, anything can be accomplished.

Description

The Foundation is an IRS registered, tax exempt, nonprofit, charity, dedicated to helping people obtain a higher quality of life through education, counseling, and innovative agressive self help programs.

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Community

WHEN

Sat Jan 01, 2022 - Mon Jan 31, 2022
09:00 AM - 09:00 PM

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Visual Arts
  • Music Arts
  • Dance
  • Theater Arts
  • Stage Management

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • The time commitment varies depending upon the dance troupe venues. You will always be notified in advance of any and all upcoming dance troupe venues so you may prepare.
  • You must have a cell phone or other way that we can communicate with you on a last-minute basis. If we cannot contact you you will be skipped and will not be eligible to attend dance troupe meetings, practice sessions, or venues.

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