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Choreography Knocks


If you know of additional opportunities for choreographers, please email information to Kristin Schwab at kschwab@dancemedia.com.

 

WORKSHOPS

 

Bates Dance Festival

Bates College

Lewiston, ME

207.786.6381

www.batesdancefestival.org

 

Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop

Boulder, CO

303.449.0399

www.BoulderJazzDanceWorkshop.com

 

National Outreach Project for Dancers

Career Transitions For Dancers

L.A., CA; Orlando, FL; Indianapolis, IN; Tucson, AZ; San Diego, CA; Saint Louis, MO; Denver, CO

323.549.6660

www.careertransition.org

 

Choreographic Investigation Course

Dance New Amsterdam

NYC

212.625.8369

www.dnadance.org

 

Fieldwork

The Field

NYC

212.691.6969

www.thefield.org

 

Choreographic Workshop
Lemon Sponge Cake Contemporary Ballet
Boulder, CO
303.545.2298
www.lemonspongecake.org

 

Choreographers Lab

The School at Jacob's Pillow

Becket, MA

413.243.9919

www.jacobspillow.org/school/choreographers.asp

 

National Choreography Conference

Regional Dance America

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

703.956.6429

www.regionaldanceamerica.org

 

Healing Aloud, Part Two

TeAda Productions

Los Angeles, CA

310.998.8765

www.teada.org

 

SaltDanceFest
Department of Modern Dance, University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
801.581.7327
www.saltdancefest.com

 

SHOWCASES/PERFORMANCES/FESTIVALS

 

High on Dance: The Next Generation

92nd Street Y Harkness Dance Center

NYC

212.415.5552

www.92Y.org/dance

 

Midwest Regional Alternative Dance Festival

Kalamazoo, MI

269.342.4354

www.midwestradfest.org

 

New American Talent/Dance

Ballet Austin

Austin, TX

512.476.9051

www.balletaustin.org

 

New Choreographers on Point

Ballet Builders

NYC

646.522.1088

www.balletbuilders.org

 

Spring Choreography Workshop

Berkeley Dance Project

UC Berkeley Dance Program, CA

510.642.1677

theatre.berkley.edu

 

newsteps

Chen Dance Center

NYC

212.349.0126

www.chendancecenter.org

 

CAKE

Chez Bushwick

Brooklyn, NY

718.418.4405

www.chezbushwick.net

 

Works In Progress

Dance New Amsterdam

NYC

212.625.8369

www.dnadance.org

 

Eureka Dance Festival
Dance Place
Washington, DC
eurekadance@gmail.com
www.dancefestival-eureka.org

 

International Choreographers’ Showcase

Dance-Forms Productions

Louisville, KY

502.222.2273

www.danceformproductions.com

 

NEW MUSIC for NEW DANCE

Dayton Ballet

Dayton, OH

937.228.3630

www.daytonballet.org

 

Hammer and Nail Concert

Indiana University Contemporary Dance Program

Bloomington, IN

812.855.7020

www.indiana.edu/~kines/undergraduate/dance.shtml

 

Dance Project, Youth Dance Project, Percussive Dance Project

Joy of Motion Dance Center

Washington, DC

202.399.6763

production@joyofmotion.org

www.joyofmotion.org

 

Mudson works-in-progress series
loveDANCEmore
Salt Lake City, Utah
lovedancemore@gmail.com
lovedancemore.org

 

National Choreographers Initiative

Corona del Mar, CA

949.675.4579

www.nchoreographers.org

 

Choreography: The Art of the Solo

National Society of Arts and Letters

Delray Beach, FL

561.391.6380

www.arts-nsal.org

 

The National Career Award Competition

National Society of Arts and Letters

Birmingham, AL

202.363.5443

www.arts-nsal.org

 

OBT Exposed

Oregon Ballet Theatre

Portland, OR

503.2BALLET

www.obt.org

 

Emerging Choreographers Showcase
Pasadena Dance Festival
Pasadena, CA
626.844.7008
lineagedance.org

 

The Quarterly Art Soiree at Webster Hall

NYC

Contact Juan Michael Porter II: juan@theqas.com

www.theqas.com

 

Iron Choreographer Competition

Repertory Dance Theatre

Salt Lake City, UT

801.534.1000

www.rdtutah.org

 

ChoreoProject Award

sjDANCEco

San Jose, CA

408.924.5041

www.sjdanceco.org

 

Choregrapher's Showcase

Stage Dor

Sausalito, CA

415.339.1390

www.stagedor.com

 

Performances Lab Series

Steps on Broadway

NYC

212.874.2410

www.stepsnyc.com

 

Chop Shop: Bodies of Work

Stone Dance Productions

Seattle, WA

stonedancecollective@hotmail.com

www.myspace.com/stonedanceproductions

 

Emerging Artists Commissioning Program
STREB
Brooklyn, NY
718.384.6491
http://www.streb.org/V2/vision/commissions.html

 

The Dance Gallery

VON USSAR danceworks

Brooklyn, NY

info@vonussardanceworks.org

www.vonussardanceworks.org/gallery

 

WAXworks

WAX

Brooklyn, NY

718.599.7997

www.wax205.com

 

The Young Choreographer's Festival

NYC

917.675.7311

www.youngchoreographersfestival.com

 

RESIDENCIES

 

Instituto Coreografíco

Ballet Hispanico

NYC

212.362.6710

ballethispanico.org

 

BAC Residencies

Baryshnikov Arts Center

NYC

646-731-3200

www.bacnyc.org

 

Artist in Residence Program

Dance New Amsterdam

NYC

212.625.8369

www.dnadance.org

 

Dance Omi Residency

The Dance Omi International Dance Collective

Ghent, NY

518.392.7656

www.artomi.org

 

loveDANCEmore
Salt Lake City, Utah
lovedancemore@gmail.com
lovedancemore.org

 

Pilot Program and Migrations

ODC School

San Francisco, CA

415.863.9830

www.odcschool.org

 

REVERB Choreographic Project

Reverb Dance

Purchase, NY

www.reverbdance.org

 

Choreographic Apprenticeship Residency

San Francisco Conservatory of Dance

San Francisco, CA

415.309.9419

www.sfconservatoryofdance.org

 

The Choreographers Project

Susan Hess Modern Dance

Philadelphia, PA

215.275.1800

www.hessdance.org

 

The Bessie Schonberg Individual Choreographers’ Residency

The Yard

Chilmark, MA

508.645.9662

www.dancetheyard.org

 

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

 

Voices and Visions

The Altria/ABT Women’s Choreography Project

American Ballet Theatre

NYC

212.477.3030

www.abt.org

 

Arkansas Arts Council

Little Rock, AR

501.324.9349

www.arkansasarts.org

 

Space Grant and Artist in Residency Programs

BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Brooklyn, NY

718.832.0018

www.bax.org/opportunities.html

 

Choo-San Goh Awards for Choreography

Choo-San Goh and H. Robert Magee Foundation

Long Beach, CA

Janek Schergen: 562.621.1757

www.goh-mageefoundation.org/contact.html

 

The Joffrey's Choreographers of Color Awards

The Joffrey Academy of Dance

Chicago, IL

choreographersofcolor@joffrey.org

312.784.4600

www.joffrey.org/cofc

 

Millenium Stage Local Dance Commissioning Project

Kennedy Center

Washington, DC

202.416.8044

www.kennedy-center.org

 

CHIME: Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange

Margaret Jenkins Dance Lab

San Francisco, CA

415.861.3940

www.mjdc.org

 

New York Choreographic Institute Fellowship Initiative

New York City Ballet

NYC

212.870.4060

www.nycballet.com/nyci/about.html

 

NYFA Artists’ Fellowship

New York Foundation for the Arts

NYC

212.366.6900

www.nyfa.org

 

Individual Creative Artists Fellowship

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Harrisburg, PA

717.787.6883

www.pacouncilonthearts.org

 

Princess Grace Choreography Fellowship

Princess Grace Foundation-USA

NYC

212.317.1470

www.pgfusa.org

 

Princess Grace Dance Award

Princess Grace Foundation-USA

NYC

212.317.1470

www.pgfusa.org

 

McKnight Artist Fellowship for Choreographers

The Southern Theater

Minneapolis, MN

612.340.0155

www.southerntheater.org/McKnight.htm

 

Summer Stages Choreographers’ Project Fellowship

Summer Stages Dance at Concord Academy

Concord, MA

978.402.2339

www.summerstagesdance.org

 

Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in the Arts
The Vilcek Foundation
NYC
212.472.2500
http://www.vilcek.org/prizes/creative-promise/dance/index.html

 

Vitacca Community Project Choreographic Fellowship

Vitacca Productions & Company

Houston, TX

713.205.0355

www.vitacca.org

 

COMPETITIONS

 

New American Talent/Dance

Ballet Austin

Austin, TX

512.476.9151

www.balletaustin.org/newamericantalent

 

Dancemakers 2.0

A 21st Century Choreography Competition

Ballet Nouveau Colorado

Broomfield, CO

303.466.5685

www.bncdance.com

 

Capezio A.C.E. Awards

Dance Teacher Summit

NYC

212.767.0744

www.danceteachersummit.com

 

Hubbard Street 2 Choreographic Competition

Hubbard Street Dance Center

Chicago, IL

312.850.9744

www.hubbardstreetdance.com

 

Leo’s Jazz Dance Choreography Competitive Event

Jazz Dance World Congress

Evanston, IL

847.424.9209

www.jazzdanceworldcongress.org

 

Dance Under the Stars Choreography Festival

McCallum Theatre Institute

Palm Desert, CA

760.346.6505

www.mccallumtheatre.com/education/festival.php

 

Genesis International Choreographic Competition

Milwaukee Ballet

Milwaukee, IL

414.643.7677

www.milwaukeeballet.org/milwaukee-ballet/genesis-competition

 

Charette Choreography Competition

Repertory Dance Theatre

Salt Lake City, Utah

801.534.1000

www.rdtutah.org

 

First Steps

Ballet School Professional Division

Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Winnipeg, Canada

204.957.3446

www.rwbschool.com

 

Great Works Dance Project Choreography Prize

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI

Contact Whitney Moncrief: 269.387.5826 or Whitney.moncrief@wmich.edu

www.wmich.edu/dance

 

OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN COMPANIES

 

Ballet West

Innovations

Salt Lake City, UT

801.323.6900

www.balletwest.org

 

Houston Ballet

Choreographic workshop
Houston, TX
713.523.6300

www.houstonballet.org

 

Inaside Chicago Dance

In-house Choreographer Competition
Chicago, IL
773.960.4909
www.inasidechicagodance.org

 

Louisville Ballet

Choreographers’ Showcase

Louisville, KY

502.583.3150

www.louisvilleballet.org

 

Nacre

Albany, NY

518.435.0510

www.nacredance.com

 

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Choreographers’ Showcase

Seattle, WA

206.441.9411

www.pnb.org

 

Sacramento Ballet
Beer & Ballet
Sacramento, CA
916.552.5800
www.sacballet.org

 

Thodos Dance Chicago

New Dances

Chicago, IL

312.266.6255

www.thodosdancechicago.org

 

INTERNATIONAL


Beijing International Ballet and Choreography Competition
Beijing, China
www.china-ibcc.org


Contemporary Dance Platform
Cyprus, Greece
(+357) 25 34 39 00
www.rialto.com.cy

 

LAB at the National Centre for Choreography
DanceEast, Jerwood Dance House
Ipswich, Suffolk, UK
www.danceeast.co.uk


Choreographic Showcase
The Hong Kong Ballet
Hong Kong, China
2573 7398
hkballet.com

 

New Adventures Choreographer Award

New Adventures

London, UK
+44 (0)20 7713 6766
www.new-adventures.net

 

New Prague Dance Festival
Prague, Czech Republic
www.praguedancefestival.cz


Internationale Tanzmesse North Rhine-Westphalia
NRW Landesbuero Tanz
Cologne, Germany
www.tanzmesse-nrw.com

 

International Choreographic Competition
Premio Roma Danza
Rome, Italy
0039 06 571762405
www.concorsointernazionalecoreografia.it

 

Tanya Liedtke Fellowship
Tanya Liedtke Foundation
Frankfurt, Germany
www.tanja-liedtke-foundation.org
Contact: Shane Carroll, info@tanja-liedtke-foundation.org

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