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San Diego Young Choreographers Showcase and Prize
For San Diego artists

San Diego Young Choreographers
Showcase and Prize 2016

San Diego Dance Theater is pleased to announce our fifth annual search
for young choreographers.
Submission DEADLINE is Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

Click for Application Link.

We are seeking choreographers between the ages of 18 and 35, to participate in our fifth annual San Diego Young Choreographers Showcase and Prize. The event is scheduled for March 12, 2016 at the Coronado Performing Arts Center. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to build your career in choreography and a chance to win a portion of the prize money totaling $5,000.

We look forward to all of the exciting, innovative choreography that will be submitted!
We encourage choreographers of ALL styles of dance to apply!

This year the guidelines are as follows:

  • Choreographer must be between the ages of 18 and 35 by March 12, 2016.
  • Choreographer must be a permanent resident of San Diego County.
  • Choreographer and dancers must be available for the full day of March 12, 2016.
  • Application must be presented in a professional manner, with evidence of integrity and passion for creating dance.
  • Finalists will be announced by December 15, 2015.
  • The dance must be NEW choreography, never before performed.
  • A panel of judges and the audience will award prize money in several categories including "Most Original Choreography," "Audience Favortive," "Most Compelling Performance by a Single Dancer," and "Best Performance by a Group (3 or More Dancers)."

For more information:
Call: 619.225.1803 or Email:

Performance: March 12, 2016

Coronado Performing Arts Center
650 D Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118

Tickets: $20
(Includes post-performance reception and award ceremony)
Tickets also available for purchase at the door.

The San Diego Young Choreographers Showcase and Prize helps us attain the diversity component of our Mission: To provide access to the training in, viewing, and performing of San Diego Dance Theater’s dances by diverse audiences and dancers.

Please call or email for more information.
619.225.1803 -

Deadline: 12-01-2015
San Diego Dance Theater
San Diego, CA

Contact: Blythe Barton/Matt Carney
Phone: 619.225.1803

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