Cleveland Dance Fest 2019

The Movement Project's Cleveland Dance Fest is set to return for its 4th season November 8th & 9th, 2019 at the beautiful Pilgrim Church in Tremont! The 2-day festival will feature master classes by CDF artists and performances featuring Cleveland dance artists.    

Photo Credit: Black Valve (photographer), Grace Nicklos (dancer), Maile Okamura (costume design), Pam Tanowitz (choreographer)

Youth Showcase deadline to apply extended to August 2nd by 11:00 pm.

CDF 2019 will be taking applications for performance pieces starting April 1st, 2019 through July 8th. CDF’s main application is open to professional artists (independent artists & dance companies) and emerging artists (college artists & works in progress). This year we are adding a youth showcase application that is open to pre-professional youth dance groups ages 12 - 18 years old. (Show 1, Show 2 and Emerging Works Concert application submission are closed. Applications closed July 8th at 11:00 pm)

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Submission criteria

Show 1/Show 2 & Emerging Works Concert application submissions has closed. Applications were due July 8th at 11:00 pm.

Youth Showcase - DEADLINE TO APPLY EXTENDED TO August 2nd BY 11:00 PM.

Who can apply: This application is for youth dance ensembles ages 12 -18 years old (All dancers performing must be between 12 - 18 years old).