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.

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 […]

South Arts: Presentation Grants

Grants up to $9,500 for organizations to present a Southern artist for a performing arts, literary arts, visual arts, or film engagement. The following is a top-level list of the main eligibility requirements necessary to be considered for a Presentation Grant. Please refer to the full list of eligibility requirements in the Guidelines section below. Be a […]

BalletCollective’s Commission for Developing Choreographers

BalletCollective’s Commission for Developing Choreographers is open to members of the dance community who have prior professional choreography experience. The selected choreographer will be asked to commission, with BalletCollective’s support and guidance, a composer to create an original score for their piece. These two collaborators will then be tasked to work together to identify a […]

CORPS de Ballet International Choreographic Sharing

Ballet Pedagogies: past, present, and future June 11-13, 2024 Only one submission per person will be eligible for random selection in the lottery. It is not necessary to include the video file with this form. Submitted works must be no longer than 10 minutes in length. There will be time for questions and discussion following […]

USArtists International

Support for the presentation and touring of performing artists is central to the work of Mid Atlantic Arts. The USArtists International program (USAI) supports performances by U.S. artists at impactful international festivals and performing arts marketplaces outside the United States and its territories. The program supports the engagements of exemplary solo artists and ensembles across […]

Palm Desert Choreography Festival

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. Since 1998, the Festival has presented 761 original pieces of choreography and awarded over $800,000 in prize money. The Festival […]

UNCSA Choreographic Institute Residency

The Choreographic Institute is a four-week residency designed to foster the development of new work by emerging choreographers of exceptional promise. Through this initiative, UNCSA School of Dance looks to deepen its mission of developing original works, supporting artists, and giving back to the broader community. The UNCSA Choreographic Institute is open to emerging choreographers […]

Doris Duke Foundation Grant

The mission of the Doris Duke Foundation is to build a more creative, equitable and sustainable future by investing in artists and the performing arts, environmental conservation, medical research, child well-being and greater mutual understanding among diverse communities. The Performing Arts Technologies Lab is both a grant and a support system designed to expand access […]

Dancemakers Residency

Apply to the Boston Dancemakers Residency! Considered Boston’s most comprehensive dance-focused residency, the Boston Dancemakers Residency is designed to support new work from conception to performance. Produced through a partnership between Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) and Boston Dance Alliance (BDA), this intensive Dancemakers Residency offers incubation elements for research, experimentation, artistic risk-taking, and growth within the […]

Miami DanceMakers

Launched in 2021, Miami DanceMakers (MDM) is an annual six-month professional development and community engagement program that supports emerging Dance Artists by offering a stipend, mentorship, workshops, and networking and performance opportunities.  Each year, six promising Dance Artists are selected and paired with performing arts organizations in Miami that serve as Creative Development Partners offering […]

Dance Ireland Residency

The Dance Ireland Residency Programme exists to support dance artists to develop ideas for a new dance work, engage in artistic research, and maintain a studio practice. Residencies are aimed at non-funded artists or projects. We offer support through fully subsidised studio space at Dance House, Dublin. Residencies are aimed at non-funded artists or projects. […]