DDP has compiled the following list of upcoming deadlines for grants, fellowships, residencies, and competitions as a resource for dancers, students, choreographers, and other professionals in the dance industry. Please scroll below to view detailed information about each of these programs and opportunities.

Carmel Dance Festival Choreography Fellowship

CDF is thrilled to offer its 2nd annual Dance & Choreography Fellowship Program. This 10-day immersion is designed to provide dancers and choreographers with a TRANSFORMATIONAL in-person experience in a stimulating and productive environment.  Choreographers will be given time, space, dancers, production support, and feedback sessions to create or revisit their work. The experience will […]

Carmel Dance Festival Dance Fellowship

CDF is thrilled to offer its 2nd annual Dance & Choreography Fellowship Program. This 10-day immersion is designed to provide dancers and choreographers with a TRANSFORMATIONAL in-person experience in a stimulating and productive environment. Throughout the fellowship, dancers will work closely with guest mentor Alex Ketley, Ballare Carmel Artistic Director Lillian Barbeito, and Ballare Company […]

ArtFields 2024

ArtFields started in 2013 with a simple goal: honor the artists of the Southeast with 9 days worth of celebration and competition while revitalizing a small Southern town. The competition and exhibition offers over $100,000 in cash prizes. The winners of two People’s Choice Awards are determined by the votes of people visiting ArtFields; a […]

Camille A Brown & Dancers’ (CABD) Mentorship Program

Camille A Brown & Dancers’ (CABD) Mentorship Program will pair a developing or emerging Black artist with one of CABD’s accomplished Company Members or Alumni – members who have performed concert dance on major stages around the world with Brown and other prominent choreographers, on television, film and Broadway (Fela!, Hamilton), and with leading Pop […]

artsHERE Initiative

Through grants and peer learning opportunities, ArtsHERE invests in organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to equity within their practices and programming, with the goal of increasing arts participation for underserved groups/communities, and sharing insights that may inform similar funding programs in the future. artsHERE invests in organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to equity […]

Arts Business Collaborative CoLearning Pilot Fellowship Community Program

Arts Business Collaborative, through community-centered programs and culturally relevant services, helps to facilitate avenues for people of color, with an emphasis on Black, Latine and Indigenous, and their communities, to leverage the economic value of cultural capital and improve their quality of life by addressing barriers of access to capital, networks, and knowledge. We exist […]

Atlantic Center for the Arts Mentoring Artist-in-Residence Program

The three-week Residency Program brings together three “Mentoring Artists” from different disciplines, such as the visual arts (painting, sculpture, photography, film/video, and multimedia), architecture, music (composition and performance), literature, choreography, dance, performance art, and theater. Each Mentoring Artist determines the requirements and basic structure of their residency, and through an online application process, they each […]

BalletX Choreographic Fellowship

Launched in 2016 with lead support from the Wyncote Foundation, BalletX’s Choreographic Fellowship unites one emerging artist each season with a distinguished choreographer who serves as a mentor as they both create World Premieres on the BalletX dancers. As one of the only programs in the nation that focuses on choreographic development in ballet, the […]

New Wave Dance Festival 2024

Get ready to make waves in the world of dance as we open the doors to The 5th Annual New Wave Dance Festival, presented by AkomiDance! New Wave Dance Festival has been the perfect vehicle to bring Southern California's AkomiDance and the groundbreaking talent of our pre-professional division, AkomiNu, to the iconic stage of New […]

NDEO, What Data Can Do for You: Data-Driven Opportunities in Dance Education

Oakland University and NDEO invites dance educators from K-12, higher education, and the private sector to come together in person for this Special Topics Conference to spark creativity, embrace the joy of communal experience, and hold space for the myriad ways we can work together to create data-driven and evidence-based methods of Dance Education. Connect […]

NDEO, Somatic Movement in Dance Education: Enhancing Health and Creativity for Teachers & Students

The conference provides a forum to experience and explore the intersections of Somatic Movement and Dance Education. How are dance and somatic educators collaborating to innovate practice and enhance learning in our fields? This dynamic partnership between two pioneering, internationally recognized organizations will deepen our common roots and ignite our imaginations. Somatic movement sessions, panel […]

National Dance Project Production Grant

NDP Production Grants are made to projects led by professional choreographers or companies to support the creation and U.S. touring and/or sharing of a new dance project. To be eligible to apply for a Production Grant, applicants must: Be professional choreographers or companies. Preference is given to U.S.-based dance artists and companies, but artists and […]