Ascending Choreographer's Festival
Applications open November 15th for the Ascending Choreographer’s Festival, a new opportunity for choreographers ages 18-25 to showcase original work and compete for the opportunity to be presented by The Warehouse Theatre @ E-Street in a split bill performance in June 2020.
Ascending Choreographer’s Festival will be presented on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 6:00pm at The Warehouse Theatre @ E-Street 2113 Columbia Park Dr. STE 5A, Edgewood, MD 21040. Choreographers of all genres are encouraged to apply.
All works must be between 3 and 8 minutes long. Works over the time limit will not be considered. Please submit your video by uploading it to YouTube or Vimeo and include the link on your application form. Applications without a video link will not be considered. Works in progress videos will be accepted. All performers must be at least 14 years old for this event.
An application fee of $10.00 per piece is required. Fees are payable through our website at the bottom of this page. We cannot accept other forms of payment and the fee must be paid before your work will be considered.
The competition will be determined by audience vote for the opportunity to be presented in a split bill performance in June 2020. Each audience member will receive one vote to cast for their favorite performance from the show. Choreographers must be present to be considered for the voting process. All votes will be tallied at the end of the performance and the winners will be announced.
*If you want to submit for the festival but not participate in the competition that is okay. Please make a note of that in your application. *
Dancers and choreographers must be available for technical rehearsal the morning or early afternoon of January 11th. A technical rehearsal schedule will be made promptly after the accepted choreographers confirm their participation.
The deadline to apply is December 21, 2020. You will be notified by email on or before January 4th with our decision of acceptance. If your piece is selected, you will have one week to submit your information and materials.
To apply, please complete the entire form and pay the application fee.
For additional information, please email
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