Young Choreographers Showcase & Prize

San Diego Dance Theater annually seeks young dancemakers to participate in the Young Choreographers Showcase & Prize, a competition that awards three prizes to participants: Best Overall Choreography, Best Dancer, and Audience Favorite.

 

This exhilarating show is a beloved staple in San Diego, with its main purpose being to bring exposure and support to young choreographers in the community.  

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE 2021 YOUNG CHOREOGRAPHERS SHOWCASE!

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This Year's Showcase

This season, SDDT invites submissions that focus on social justice themes that find dance as a voice for transformation. Artistic content is encouraged to foster awareness, acceptance, and change.  While this program is a contest, it is also a supportive process building collaboration, creative expression, and community.

 

Application Deadline: March 25, 2022
Finalist Notified: April 8, 2022
Performance: June 4 & 5, 2022
On stage at Liberty Station

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Application Requirements

  • Must be between the ages of 18-30 by June 4th, 2022

  • Must be a resident of San Diego County or Northern Baja Mexico

  • Must be a piece that has not been performed in San Diego County (New Works Only)

  • Final works encourage a focus on social justice.

  • 3 minutes work sample  

Applications will open February 25, 2022