Dedicated to the advancement of dance as an art form, specifically through the support and promotion of quality choreography, this festival includes a choreography competition, outreach projects, workshops, residencies and a Lifetime Achievement Award presentation.
Choreographers working with professional dancers of seasoned artistry and fully mature technique ages 18 and up.
- $10,000 Grand Prize
- $3,000 Second Place
Cash awards for all Division I finalists according to the following scale:
- Solo - $500
- Duet - $750
- Small Group - $1,000
- Ensemble - $1,250
Choreographers working with pre-professional dancers from aspiring and emerging companies, colleges and studios.
- $3,000 Grand Prize
- $1,000 Second Place
- $300 Junior Choreographer Award (18 and under)
Cash awards for all Division II finalists according to the following scale:
- Solo - $250
- Duet - $375
- Small Group - $500
- Ensemble - $625