2024 Living Traditions Festival - Performing Artist Guidelines
Interest forms are due Wednesday March 6th at 11:59pm
Notification date is Friday March 22nd
SALT LAKE CITY ARTS COUNCIL
The mission of the Salt Lake City Arts Council is to promote, present, and support Utah-based artists, arts organizations, and arts activities in order to further the development of the arts community and to benefit the public by expanding awareness, access, and participation. https://saltlakearts.org/
LIVING TRADITIONS FESTIVAL
The Living Traditions Festival supports the diverse artistic traditions and perspectives through the presentation of both historical and contemporary customs, facilitating thoughtful conversations about the unique qualities of various cultures, and the similarities of the human experience, while creating bonds among community members. https://saltlakearts.org/livingtraditionspresents/festival/
FESTIVAL DATES & HOURS
Friday, May 17 - School Day Program 9:00 a.m. – Noon
Friday, May 17 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 18 Noon – 10:00 PM
Sunday, May 19 Noon – 7:00 PM
Library Square and the adjacent Washington Square at 451 S. State St. in downtown Salt Lake City.
You will be given a time slot to be able to get dressed in the dressing rooms, and 15 minutes to get your staging set up. Please be prepared to get ready in a quick turnaround time. If you need to do a sound check it must be done within the 15 minutes setup period.
You will be assigned either a 30-minute, 45-minute, or 60-minute time slot by the Artist Relations Lead.
Each performing artist group will be provided with an artist honorarium, to be determined, after the festival via direct deposit or a check will be delivered in the mail.
SOCIAL MEDIA / WEBSITE
Please help us get the word out by sharing the Living Traditions Festival website and social media postings with your friends, community, family, etc.
Follow & tag us on Facebook: @slclivingtrad https://m.facebook.com/SLCLivingTrad/
Follow & tag us on Instagram: @slclivingtrad https://www.instagram.com/slclivingtrad/
REVIEW & SELECTION PROCESS
Interest forms are reviewed by the Salt Lake City Arts Council staff. Utah Division of Arts and Museum staff, as well as the Living Traditions Festival Advisory Committee which is made up of selected festival participants and members from the community. The Salt Lake City Arts Council strives to make the interest form and selection process fair and equitable. The Arts Council incorporates equity practices into the selection of the Living Traditions Festival Advisory Committee members, and the review process of interest forms. Due to space limitations, we will be prioritizing diversity among performers and limiting performances that are similar to other organizations.
If you do not have access to computers or WiFi to apply, the Main Library Branch of the Salt Lake City Public Library System offers free computer and WiFi access.
If you require further resources to complete the application materials or have other questions, contact Dawn Borchardt at the info provided below.
You may also stop by the Art Barn offices (54 Finch Lane) in person Wednesday February 7, 14 or 21st from 3-5pm for open office hours, or by scheduling an appointment.
We do our best to respond to inquiries in a timely manner, however we may not be able to respond to your inquiries in a timely manner during the final days prior to the interest form due date. Please give yourself ample time to complete the application.
Rob Dunn, Artist Relations Lead