Dance That Makes a Difference!
February 4-6, 2022
Application Deadline: October 21, 2021

For nearly a quarter of a century, SpectorDance’s Choreographer’s Showcase has offered dance makers opportunities to share their art and local audiences the chance to experience a variety of original, cutting-edge works. SpectorDance is now proud to announce the newest iteration of this exciting event- SpectorDance’s Choreographers Showcase: Dance That Makes a Difference! For the first time, our showcase will focus on the power of dance to inform, promote dialogue, and be a galvanizing vehicle for change. Additionally, the 2022 showcase will introduce several new features and options for artists including:

Margaret Wingrove Dance Company in "Language of Fire" - Photo by Dave Lepori

Margaret Wingrove Dance Company in “Language of Fire” – Photo by Dave Lepori

  • Performances will take place at the beautiful Hidden Valley Institute of the Arts. Nestled in the scenic woods and rolling hills of Carmel Valley, California, the magical Hidden Valley is an artist’s haven that has been designed to inspire.
  • Residency will be available at Hidden Valley’s charming dormitories and campus from Friday, February 4 to Sunday, February 6, 2022. For more information, contact Hidden Valley Institute of the Arts at 831-659-3115.
  • One selected visiting choreographer will be invited to create a new work for local dancers to premiere at the Showcases. Rehearsals will take place from Sunday, January 30 to February 4, 2022.
  • Two choreographers will be selected to offer masterclasses in any dance style for the community over the showcase weekend.
Barkin/Selissen Project - "Accidental Suite" - Photo by Hannah Jan Photography

Barkin/Selissen Project – “Accidental Suite” – Photo by Hannah Jan Photography

SpectorDance’s Choreographers Showcase celebrates the diversity and vitality of dance as a contemporary art form. As we enter into the post-Covid-19 world, we encourage choreographers to submit socially themed works that align with our mission to create and present dance that makes a difference!

DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 21, 2021
PERFORMANCE DATES: Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 6, 2022 at 2 p.m.

For more information on eligibility, selection process, deadlines and to download the application, click HERE.

To visit the SpectorDance website, click HERE.

Posted by Jeff Slayton.

Featured image: Verb Ballet in Wandering On – Photo by Kolman Rosenberg