October 2019
Photo: Raphael Xavier performed at the University of St. Joseph with support from NEFA's former Expeditions program; by Andy Hart.  
Touring Support for New England Communities: Expeditions and NEST Programs to Merge
NEFA announces a merger of the Expeditions and New England States Touring (NEST) programs. This streamlines touring support, which is a key mechanism to support New England’s artists and audiences.
Mechanics Hall | Worcester, MA
October 30, 2019

Meet new colleagues and artists from the region and get inspired by New England's performing arts leaders! The Idea Swap is NEFA’s annual event for New England-based nonprofit cultural organizations, arts presenters, and touring artists to network and share ideas for touring projects. Learn about new work from project presentations and get to know potential new partners through facilitated networking.
Photo credit: courtesy of Christal Brown
Attend Regional Dance 'New England Now' Info Sessions in Maine and Vermont
These events are an opportunity for dancemakers in the region to connect with one another and with NEFA. Come learn more about how to apply and participate in New England Now , a   Regional Dance Development Initiative   (RDDI) Lab in summer 2020 that aims to create greater resources, opportunities, and relationships for the community.
November 2, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Middlebury, VT
November 24, 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Portland, ME
Apply for a Grant
*NEFA implemented a new and improved application system for New England States Touring (NEST) Grant deadlines. Other programs' applications will upgrade over the course of the next year.

Grant deadlines are at 11:59 PM ET. NEFA staff are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET.
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