We are seeking a wide array of musicians and dancers to apply for traditional dance forms practiced by local area ensembles and artists. From hip hop, salsa, swing and clogging, show us your dance form so we can share it with our city! The DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities is proud to announce its Call to Artists for the 6th Annual Dance DC Festival.
Download the Dance DC 2009 Application.
Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 7pm
Must be delivered (no postmarks)
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
1371 Harvard Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009
View more information or call (202) 724-5613.
In years past, Dance DC Festival has presented over 2,000 dancers, with dancers from community groups performing alongside internationally recognized professionals, students beside masters, and cultural groups as different from various cultures. The Festival performers are selected through and application process that is judged by a peer committee of artist with backgrounds in folk and traditional art forms. Participants in the field come from varied socioeconomic backgrounds and represent a broad range of occupations and lifestyles.
Dance DC Festival features open dance floors for the public to join right in! During its rich history, the Dance DC Festival has celebrated and fostered appreciation for the diverse cultural communities in the District of Columbia, through an annual performance season of dance styles that have included traditional classical dance, sacred dance genres, vernacular dance forms, social dance and folk dance presentations.
Mark your calendar August 28-30, 2009 for Dance DC Festival performances!