Announcing NimbusPRESENTS: APAP Showcase @ Alvin Ailey January 13th & 14th

Nimbus Dance Works will select 7 choreographers/companies for NimbusPRESENTS 2018 APAP Showcase. Showcase takes place Saturday, January 13th from 5pm-10pm and Sunday January 14th from 10am-3pm at Alvin Ailey- situated in Midtown – just blocks away from the New York Hilton Midtown and Sheraton New York Times Square.

Groups selected for the curated performance receive a 20 minute technical rehearsal and a 20 minute performance spot in the showcase along with marketing support at the APAP conference.

January 13
Slot #1
5:00pm-5:20pm (Spacing), 5:25pm-5:45pm (Group 1)
Slot #2
7:20pm-7:40pm (Spacing), 7:45pm-8:05pm (Group 2)
Slot #3
8:10pm-8:30pm (Spacing), 8:35pm-8:55pm (Group 3)

January 14
Slot #4
10:00am-10:20am (Spacing), 10:25am-10:45am (Group 1)
Slot #5
11:40am-12:00pm (Spacing), 12:05pm-12:25pm (Group 3)
Slot #6
12:30pm-12:50pm (Spacing), 12:55pm-1:15pm (Group 4)
Slot #7
1:20pm-1:40pm (Spacing), 1:45pm-2:00pm (Group 5)

Click The Link for Application:

Promotional Support you will receive:
~Email Blast to all APAP Conference Attendees including presenters (5,000) with groups’ name and showcase info.
~Group Included on Print and Digital Marketing materials Advertising the Showcase
~Marketing Materials Distributed at Nimbus’ Expo booth: 112 Rhinelander Hall
~Press Release Sent out to all Nimbus Presenter Contacts (150) and Patron List (1,000)
~APAP online showcase listing
~Tech/spacing rehearsal
~20 minute performance slot

Applications Due: Saturday, November 18th. A Deposit of $300.00 is required upon acceptance into the showcase. If you are interested in performing on both days it is a deposit of $500.00 for a time slot in both days.

If you have any questions please contact


Applications open for New Jersey School Performing Groups, New Jersey Professional Companies and New York Professional Companies

* New Jersey applicants must be residents of New Jersey

* New York applicants must be residents of New York.

* New Jersey Dance Schools/Programs 

Each applicant must have presented choreography for at least two years at a public venue.  The completed on-line application must be received no later than December 15, 2017

Notification of acceptance for the DOTL 2018 will be January 19, 2017

The 2018 recipient(s) will participate in "Dance on the Lawn", Saturday, September 8 @ 
3:00 pm

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Applications open for "Dance on the Lawn: Montclair's Dance Festival" "Emerging Commissioned New Jersey Choreographer"

Each “Emerging Commissioned New Jersey Choreographer” (ECNJC) must be a resident of New Jersey and a professional choreographer with at least two years’ experience presenting work in a public venue.

The ECNJC will be announced, January 19, 2018

The ECNJC will participate in the “Open Rehearsal” and show a work-in-progress of the commissioned work- (TBA April 2018)  

The showing is open to the public and ends with a question and answer with the choreographer and dancers.  The recipient will be mentored throughout the process by a professional

The  recipient(s) will show a finished version of the new work at the 2018  "Dance on the Lawn" event, Saturday, September 8 @ 3:00 pm

The recipient will be rewarded $1,000

Please click HERE for more information! 

Guest Artist Opportunity in Ocean County

For the 2017-2018 school year, the Dance Department at the OCVTS Performing Arts Academy, located in Lakehurst, New Jersey, is focusing on exploring Latin America and Caribbean dance and dance artists in the 21st century. We are looking for a dance artist whose technique is inspired by and/or references Latin American or Caribbean culture within a specific genre of dance. We are searching for Four Local Guest Artists between October 2017 to April 2018 to educate our high school dance majors on defining the Latin American and Caribbean dance artist in the 21st century. The position would entail teaching the technique, the history of the style and the artistry\expression of the style, which would culminate in a dance piece. The choreography should incorporate the specific technique and vocabulary along with the guest artist’s personal choreographic choices to be performed in our Annual Spring Dance Concert, which is Friday, May 4th, 2017 at 7pm. The Dance Department is in need of Guest Artists who are dance educators capable of providing the students with an educational experience.

Click HERE for more information!

Lakehurst Center
Rte 547 Hangar 1
PO BOX 1125
Lakehurst, NJ

Our district’s pay for Guest Artists is $275.00 per day for 5 days included is $25.00 dollars towards your transportation and $250.00 for the 4-hour choreography session, before taxes totaling $1625.00
CONTACT INFORMATION: If you are interested and available to be one of our Choreography Guest Artists between October 2017 to April 2018 or would like more detailed information, please contact Melissa Faisst at 610-390-8995 and/or Kelly Bourke at 732-286-5678 ext. 4131 or email /


The Kennedy Dancers Seeks Dance Companies to Share a Winter Holiday Split Bill in Fair Lawn, NJ
The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company is looking for prominent dance companies to share a Winter Holiday split bill performance in Fair Lawn, New Jersey on Friday, November 3, 2017. Dance companies must have been established for 2 years+. The choreography should be in keeping with the Winter Holiday theme and should be between 15 and 20 minutes long. Those interested may send a letter of inquiry to: with the Subject: Winter Holiday Performance. Please provide video links to your intended dance submission. Rental rates will be shared and box office sales will be dispersed accordingly upon discussion.

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