APPLICATION for Emerging Choreographers’ Competition 

This showcase is open to any emerging choreographer who is a US citizen or resident ("resident" is defined here as eligible and authorized to work in the US). There is no age limit, but the choreographer should be in the early stages of his/her professional career. The choreographer and his/her dancers will be expected to attend the technical rehearsal and premiere performance on Saturday May 2, 2015 in at Rider University in Lawrenceville NJ.  

All videos and applications will be reviewed by the panel.  30 choreographers will be invited to audition their work in person on January 31st.  5 choreographers will be chosen to perform their pieces at Rider University on May 2nd, 7:30pm.

Technical Requirements
The Theater in the Bart Luedeke Center offers a spacious sprung wood dancing area; lighting is limited; and tech requirements must be kept to a minimum.  NOTE: We are not able to accommodate works involving film or video projection.  Please provide music on a CD.  Live music is encouraged, however choreographers must engage their own musicians and equipment.

Application fee:  $40.00


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Application Fee Info
Please remit a check, made payable to Rider University, in the amount of $40.00 to:

Rider University
ATTN:  Pamela Mingle
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville NJ 08648

If you prefer to make a credit card payment, please call 609-896-5000 ext 7030.

Background Information
Please answer the following:
Example: 01:30
Separate each dancer's name by a comma.
Please note, we will use a generic lighting plot for each piece.
Please include a 6 minute YouTube link of your work.