The USArtists International® (USAI) application is now open and updated guidelines are available. There are two deadlines for the FY24 program: September 29, 2023 and March 27, 2024. If you have an eligible international engagement happening between January 15, 2024 and June 30, 2025, you can apply at the September 29 deadline. Read the program guidelines to confirm eligibility before applying.
USArtists International® supports in-person performances by U.S. artists at engagements at international festivals and global presenting arts marketplaces outside of the United States. Performing abroad can lead to artistic growth and can expand an artist’s career by providing connections with presenters, curators, and fellow artists. Grants of up to $15,000 toward eligible expenses are available across all performing arts practices and disciplines.
Image: Tzveta Kassabova (Demeter) and Shekinah Brown (Persephone) on stage during PEARSONWIDRIG DANCETHEATERs USAI engagement at European Capital of Culture in Greece in July 2023. Credit: Ioannis Kouskoutis.