2016 Emerging Choreographer Award


Virginia Dance Coalition

2016 Emerging Choreographer Award

Deadline for applications: August 31, 2016
Performance: January 28, 2017

Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center
8333 Little River Turnpike
Annandale, VA 22003


The Virginia Dance Coalition (VADC) is pleased to announce its 6th Annual Emerging Choreographer Award
All emerging choreographers who are age 17 (or older) by January 1, 2016 who live, work or attend school in Virginia are eligible to apply.

The choreographer should not have formally presented more than three choreographic works to date.
The choreography can be of any dance genre, but the length of the piece is limited to between 3 and 8 minutes.
The work should have been choreographed no earlier than January 1, 2015.
The choreography will be adjudicated by a panel of VADC choreographers.
The emerging choreographer who is selected will be invited to present their dance at the VADC 7th Annual Dance Gala on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at the Ernst Cultural Center in Annandale, VA. They will be awarded $500 at the Gala.

1. Application fee is $35, please pay via PayPal to VirginiaDanceCoalition@gmail.com
2. Upload a video of the piece to be considered to YouTube or Vimeo or another online video service. Please show correct costuming and film the work straight on in its entirety. Include a link in the application form. Please do not email your video file to VADC.
3. Provide the following required information by completing the form at http://tinyurl.com/VADC-ChoreoAward2016

Submission deadline: August 31, 2016

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