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Based on the award-winning methodology of the National Dance Institute (NDI), Dance eXchange is an in-school educational outreach program that uses live music and structured creative learning to teach Philadelphia students the basic vocabulary of dance, while fostering personal growth skills like self-confidence, focus, teamwork, and determination. Founded in Spring 2014 with a class of 24 students at Andrew Jackson School, the program has since grown to reach nearly 200 3rd and 4th grade students at three Philadelphia schools in the 2017-2018 school year.

NDI’s pedagogy teaches students the fundamentals of dance and performance by integrating a curricular theme and concluding each program with a final performance. Students also hone their critical and creative thinking skills as their dance skills develop. Focused through a curricular theme, students are introduced to new cultures and big ideas, engendering in them an abiding curiosity about the world and their place in it. Visit for more information.

From Monday, September 24-Friday, September 28, 2018, BalletX and NDI will conduct a week-long training workshop at Stephen Girard School. This residency is free of cost to select dance educators, with the option of attending as a Participant or Observer.

** Please submit the below application, along with your School District of Philadelphia School clearances: FBI Criminal History Record, PA Child Abuse Background Verification, and Fingerprints**

If you have any questions, please contact program coordinator, Kate Carr, at
The Koresh Dance Come Together Dance Festival is a 5-day celebration of our Philadelphia dance community!
If you are a choreographer or dance company we encourage you to share your work with us for your chance to perform at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre November 14-18!

Application and information at
Just over 1 week left to apply this year!

OPEN CALL: The Outlet Dance Project seeks Choreography & Dance Films for its 14th Annual Festival. Deadline – August 1. More info at
Film Fest: Oct 4th. Live Performances: Oct 7th. This is one of the most unique dance festivals on the East Coast, one of New Jersey's most popular. It features site-specific choreography, dance films, & work created for the stage, and takes place at the internationally renowned sculpture park, Grounds For Sculpture.

The Outlet Dance Project invites artists who identify or have identified as women to apply to our upcoming festival. We seek the work of choreographers (individual and/or companies) and filmmakers. The Outlet is committed to supporting all dance forms. We strongly encourage artists from traditionally under-represented or marginalized communities to apply. The festival celebrates the intersections of visual and moving arts, exploring relationships between sculpture and dance, place and movement.

We hope that you will consider applying and help us spread the word!

With appreciation,
donia salem & Ann Robideaux
The Outlet Directors

Dance on Film / Open Call For Short Contemporary Dance Films
« Last post by admin on July 06, 2018, 07:15:51 AM »
Open Call For Short Contemporary Dance Films.
Curated by Monique Romeiko – Hinge Arts Project

Where: The Edge Gallery, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

When: November 2 to November 27, 2018

Deadline for applications: October 2, 2018

The show will run from November 2 to November 27, 2018.The theme is “skin”; as a metaphor; race, representation, surface, canvas, boundary, home, clothing, a hide, screen, an organ, etc.

Looking for films/video works that push boundaries through form or content, and work made for the gallery. Welcoming short films/video works for ViDEOSKiN – contemporary dance video-art, experimental dance films, dance and new media videos, dance animation, videodance productions, biographical or documentary videos, dance on camera, etc. for the application.

Application process:Describe your contemporary dance video work in a one paragraph artist statement, explaining how it fits the curated ViDEOSKiN theme.

Additionally, include a one paragraph bio of the main artist (filmmaker/choreographer/dancer, etc.). Optional: other participating artists’ bios.

Only shorts will be taken into consideration, the preferred maximum length is 30 minutes and under.

Please do not submit documentation of a dance piece or live stage performances unless you are sure it meets the thematic criteria.

Include the duration, year, participating artists, medium and previous showings of the work in your proposal.
Send the video link and password. Mention if the work is published online. (Preference will be given to work which is currently not available online.)

Mention if you can be in attendance for the opening reception on November 2, 2018, or for any screenings. If so, also mention if you would be interested in giving an artist talk.

Send 1 (one) still image from your film which, if selected can be used for promotional purposes, including all artist credits.

Ensure your film/video follows the proper protocol for copyright: The applicant must declare that they have obtained all necessary rights and permissions to present the film/video work. The filmmaker/artist must own or have cleared copyright of all aspects of the submitted work. This includes all music and images used. The Edge Gallery and Hinge Arts accept no responsibility, financial or otherwise, in regards to clearing copyrighted material.

Optional: testimonies, and other useful information.

Please don’t send any CVs.

Submissions will close on: October 2, 2018.


Seeking work which is provocative and innovative without being pornographic.

Priority will be given to video works made by or featuring Yukon-based artists/participants.

Also seeking works by Northern/Circumpolar region artists/participants.

Preference will be given to work produced in the past two years.

Selected artists will be requested to send the video work by file transfer for the exhibition.

Video submissions and showing are voluntary, but artists, their funding and/or sponsorship will be respectfully acknowledged by the curator and The Edge Gallery.

Upon selection, the curator will be in communication with the artists for a showing agreement.

Please send applications by October 2, 2018.

Contact details:

For further information, please visit
Where: Baltimore, MD, US

When: 3-5 days between 1/14/19 and 3/7/19

Deadline for applications: 7/25/18

Create an original work on the dancers in the new BFA Dance program at the Peabody Conservatory.
Selected choreographer(s) will work for approximately 3–5 days during the Spring semester between January 14 and March 7, 2019.

How to apply

Please submit the following materials electronically:
– Contact information (email address, phone)
– Choreographic resume
– One-page proposal of the work you would like to create
– URL to one complete work

Send materials to with the subject: “Call for Choreographers”

For further information please visit
Dance Opportunities / Open Call for Competition of Yokohama Dance Collection, Japan
« Last post by admin on July 06, 2018, 07:12:56 AM »
Open Call for Competition of Yokohama Dance Collection.
The competition at the core of this festival places great value on the originality of choreography that brings new perspectives to the body and creative expression in tune with our time.
Where: 1-1-1 sinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 231-0001, Japan

When: February 9 and 10, 2019

Deadline for applications: July 20, 2018

Since its launch in 1996, the aims of the Yokohama dance collection have been to discover and foster young choreographers and to promote contemporary dance.
the competition at the core of this festival places great value on the originality of choreography by artists who bring new perspectives to the body and creative expression in tune with their times.
we look forward to the contributions of choreographers who are confident in their expressive potential and role in society and will lead the way to the future of creativity.

How to apply

applications can be submitted online.
the deadline for the application is fixed on July 20, 2018.
please compile the necessary files (photograph, video of the work being submitted, and any other required materials) in a folder and compress a data file, upload them to an online storage site, and include the URL of that site on your application form.

Contact details:
Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1 [Yokohama Arts Foundation]
1-1-1 Sinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 231-0001, Japan

For further information, please visit
« Last post by admin on July 06, 2018, 07:11:02 AM »
Wicklow Screendance Laboratory 2018 is a 4-day-long symposium that will draw choreographers, dancers and filmmakers together to create an exploratory experience within dance-and-film, in Wicklow, Ireland.
Where: Bray, Co Wicklow, Ireland

When: Oct 17-20th 2018

Deadline for applications: July 27, 2018

Wicklow Screendance Laboratory is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for:


1) choreographers who have dance works to show;
2) film and dance artists who will create short dance films to be shown at the festival to be held between Oct 17thand 20th 2018
3) Submissions of short films to be screened during the conference

To apply see–screendance–laboratory–open–call

Costs for participants: €10 (if application successful)

Contact details:
« Last post by admin on July 06, 2018, 07:08:06 AM »
Marosi Stromboli is an artist-led project to promote performing arts on Stromboli Island. The focus is on multidisciplinarity, transmission and the creative process in artistic research.

We are very happy to present the workshop program of Marosi 2018 – Research Edition!

Where: Stromboli, Aeolian Island, Messina, Sicily, Italy

When: 27th of August – 16th of September

Deadline for Early bird applications: 10th of July

Marosi 2018 – Research Edition
Registrations are now open!

Workshop – Residency # 1

27th > 31st August
with João Fiadeiro and Carolina Campos

Ma vie vá changer” is the title of a photography book by Patrícia Almeida and David-Alexandre Guéniot. In this workshop-residency, João and Carolina will use this book as a departure point to stimulate the participants to develop a process of being affected, circumscribe the effect, translate the effect into a performing manifestation …..

Workshop – Residency #2

5th > 9th September 2018
With German Jauregui and Antia Dìaz

This workshop is designed for people from all different artistic disciplines, who want to enter into the creative act through the body. Participants will develop their own personal projects, they will work on their concerns, focusing on the research rather than on the results. Theory and practice will be combined in order to stimulate our practice …..

Workshop – Residency #3

12th > 16th September 2018
With Borja Ramos

Starting from the perspective and experience of musical composition for performing arts, we will work on various aspects oriented towards emptying, focusing and purification within the creative process…

Marosi Collateral Atlas 1.0

2nd > 4th September
With Alessia Bernardini and Michela Palermo

The photographic image leaves behind a trace while at the same time creates an artistic gesture, memory and document. The goal of this Atelier is the realization of a collective fanzine by the participants coming both from the performing and visual arts. We will follow the steps of designing a collective publication, by addressing sessions of editing and layout and subsequent printing, in order to produce a final dummy for the publication. The objective of the workshop is the analysis and construction of narrative models through the use of text and images …

For more information about contents, other details and fees visit
or write us at

Get in touch and reserve your spot!
The producers of "Bring It!" and "Street Outlaws" are now searching the country for a crew of fun, talented dancers to star in their own unscripted TV series!

This new show will follow the lives of one special dance crew as they practice, perform, compete against rival dance teams and pursue their dreams.

Hip-hop, contemporary, jazz, tap... It doesn't matter what your style is or if you dance with a studio, school, or in the streets. As long as you are an ambitious group of dancers who want to take on rival crews in each episode of your own TV show, we want to hear from you!

Participants must be at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the United States.

Crew must contain 5 or more members and be open to adding new members, if necessary.

CONTACT US TODAY!!!  with your name, the name of your crew, recent photos of you and your fellow dancers, and a brief explanation of why your crew is right for this show.

For more information, please visit
Open Call / CALL FOR DANCERS: Auditions for Le Super Grand Continental
« Last post by admin on May 03, 2018, 06:28:28 PM »
Be a part of the 2018 Fringe Festival:

to audition for Le Super Grand Continental by Sylvain Émard Danse
*No experience necessary! Must love to dance!

Auditions Dates:
Wed, Jun 6 from 6-8pm
Thu, Jun 7 from 6-8pm
Fri, Jun 8 from 6-8pm
Sat, Jun 9 from 11am-1pm
Sat, Jun 9 from 2-4pm
Sat, Jun 9 from 5-7pm

All auditions held at FringeArts
140 N. Columbus Blvd.

Rehearsal Period: June 25 - Sept 7
Performances: Sept 8 & 9

In 2012, the annual Fringe Festival was kicked off with a large scale performance unlike anything Philadelphia had seen before. One hundred and fifty residents of all ages and dance backgrounds assembled at the foot of the Philadelphia Art Museum steps, donned in the outfits of their choice, twirling into a rhythmic human kaleidoscope. Le Grand Continental® was a joyous and intoxicating dance spectacle, one that united people from across Philadelphia's diverse communities and was praised by The Inquirer as "fantastic, a festive opening ceremony" for the Festival.

Celebrated for the elegance and finesse of his choreography, Montreal's Sylvain Émard is the mastermind behind this acclaimed work. Since its first hometown production in 2009 it has travelled across the globe, gathering together hundreds of dance enthusiasts to perform its sensational choreography, combining festive line dancing with the fluidity and expressiveness of contemporary dance.

This year, the Fringe Festival will be ushered in once again with Émard's unifying work, but with one key difference. As the title Le Super Grand Continental  suggests, this time around Émard and his team are doing it bigger and are looking to gather 200 dancers to realize this remarkable performance. We hope that you'll be one of them.

No prior experience is necessary to be a part of Le Super Grand Continental, just enthusiasm and a love of dance. A good sense of rhythm and coordination is recommended. Auditions last the full two hours during which time you'll be led through some of the piece's choreography by members of the production team. Dress comfortably and bring some water.

The first phase of rehearsals takes place two nights a week, June 25 through July 3. During these weeks there will be a Monday/Wednesday rehearsal group and a Tuesday/Thursday group. From July 10 until the premiere on September 8 the entire cast will come together for two weeknights a week to rehearse. It is important that you commit to the entire rehearsal process. Your attendance at each rehearsal is compulsory.

Questions? Email
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