2018 Detroit Dance City Festival - Call for Artists

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Apply to the 2018 Detroit Dance City Festival!!


What to apply for:


Summer Stage: 
Performances by dancers, musicians, and performance artists. Activities such as face-painting and games make this family-friendly event a highlight of the Festival.
Early bird deadline: February 9th
Final Deadline: March 9th


Friday Funk Night:
A one night dance party celebrating dance, funk, and art! Crews and dance groups will be performing throughout the night as well as open opportunities to freestyle on the dance floor! 
Early bird deadline: February 9th
Final Deadline: March 9th


Choreographers Showcase
Providing a platform to show their work, DDCF’s choreographers showcase is an opportunity to bring together choreographers and dancers from across the globe to exchange ideas and show what they have been working on.
OPPORTUNITY - ARTIST EXCHANGE PROGRAM with National and International exchange program opportunities
Early bird deadline: February 9th
Final Deadline: March 9th

Internship Program

ArtLab J seeks reliable interns for our upcoming event Detroit Dance City Festival and general duties involved in hosting this major dance festival. There will be two internship programs, the first will run from March through May, and the second June through August.
(Two Program Groups: 1st March - May, 2nd June - August)
Deadline: February 16th



ALL APPLICATIONS can be found on our website along with further details at:

Dance Styles
Tap / Rhythm
Musical Theater
Modern / Contemporary
Circus Arts
Ballroom / Social Dance
Traditional/Indigenous Dance
Hip Hop
Aerial Dance


Detroit Institute of Arts

5200 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202