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The application period has ended and applications are currently under review. All applicants will be notified by August 1, 2017. 


FESTIVAL INFORMATION:
Click to view tech specs and panel criteria matrix for the 2017 Festival.
Question? Click to view FAQs for applicants.

TIMELINE:
April
Application LIVE online Monday, April 10

May
Applications DUE Wednesday, May 31 at 11:59pm (7 weeks to apply)

June
Applications in review
Advisory Panel meeting (Wednesday, June 21)
Selections made

July
Program order created
Acceptance notices sent out mid month

August
Contracts sent out

September
Deadline for returning contracts
Tech schedule sent out (likely the week of the 11th)

October
VelocityDC Dance Festival 2017
Friday, October 6, 2017 at 8pm
Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 2pm (Family Matinee)
Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 8pm

Emcee: Regie Cabico


CURATORIAL ADVISORY PANEL
Deborah Riley, DancePlace
Neena Narayanan, Joe’s Movement Emporium
Shaun Hart, Shakespeare Theatre Company
Samantha Pollack, Washington Performing Arts
Elvi Moore, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities


Music Rights: Resources for Applicants

Basic Copyright Concepts 
Dance USA 
Boosey & Hawkes- Copyright music for dance
Copyrights and Wrongs
10 Myths of Music Copyrights


Questions about the application process?
Contact Rachael Patton at rpatton@washingtonperformingarts.org or (202) 533-1893.