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Submit Choreography

Submissions for the 2023 CDCFest are closed.
They will re-open in 
November for the 2024 Festival. 

Rules & Regulations:

- All dancers must be 16+

- Choreographers must be 18+

- Choreographers who are chosen are responsible for travel arrangements and all other related expenses. 

- Choreographers may submit multiple pieces; each with separate Applications and Fees

- Each entry will be reviewed and chosen by a panel of professional artists in the field

- Submissions must be in the contemporary dance style*(contemporary ballet accepted)(screen dance film submissions accepted)

- Dances must be 3-9 minutes in length

* Video can be rehearsal footage

- Must provide url link to your video of proposed work

- Must pay the $60 Application fee in order to be considered (non-refundable unless concert is cancelled)

- The Performance Location:

The Universal Theater @ The Orlando REP

1001 E Princeton St, Orlando, FL 32803

- Performance Date and Time

Sunday June, 25th 2023 @7:30pm

Tickets for live audience only*

Instructions to Submit your work:

- Send URL Link of video (YouTube or Vimeo) to Please include your name, where you are from, title of work, length of work, and number of dancers. 

Application Deadline-  January 15th, 2023 by midnight

- Submit Application Fee $60

*Chosen choreographers will be notified no later than Feb. 15th, 2023

Included in Festival Activities:

* Free CDCFest T-shirt for each choreographer and performer 

* Free Video and Photos of your work

New Festival Opportunities*

* Saturday and Sunday Master Class Options

* Opportunity to audition on Saturday for a new work be set by a guest choreographer to be performed in the Sunday show! 

Tentative Schedule: 6/24/23 - 6/25/23

Saturday, June 24th, 2023 (Location: Harriott's Orlando Ballet Center)

11am Audition for new work to be set

(12:30-1:30pm Lunch break) Lunch NOT provided. (Will be provided on Sunday after master class on stage)

1:30-6:30pm Setting of new work by guest choreographer to be performed in the Sunday performance. *Must attend 11am master class to be considered. 

If you are not chosen for the new work, there will be master classes available for you on a first come first serve sign up basis.

Sunday, June 25th, 2023

9am Master Class on stage (open to all)

10am-11:45pm Rehearsal of new work

11:45-12:30 Lunch Break 

12:30-6:30pm Tech Rehearsals

7:30 Performance

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