Company: ModArts Dance Collective
Location: New York, New York
Compensation: FREE performance photos & video

Due to the holiday season, ModArts Dance Collective (MADC) is extending its submission call for Women Choreographers of Color to Monday, December 26 at 11:59 PM EST for its annual dance festival entitled “Collective Thread”.

Collective Thread’s purpose is to provide a voice and a platform to all women of underrepresented ethnic groups within the medium of dance. Collective Thread will comprise of a 3:30 PM & a 7:30 PM concert on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Dixon Place. 

The mission of MADC is to celebrate and provide a platform for female artists of color to share their creative voices through performance opportunities and artistic engagement through community collaboration to administer the transformative power of dance with under represented communities throughout the United States.

Interested artists should complete the application link: and submit a non-refundable $25 application fee sent through Venmo (account name:@ModArts_Dance or email address: Dance makers do not have to be a NYC resident to apply. Choreographers are asked to submit either up to a 6-minute or a 15-20 minute completed piece/work in progress for the submission committee to review. If the submitted piece is a work in progress, it is required to be completed by the concert. (Please note: Due to the Letter of Agreement with Dixon Place, pieces considered for selection cannot have props.) If selected, there will be a $50 production fee submitted through Venmo to assist with the costs of the venue and marketing items. Participating choreographers/dance companies will receive a 20-minute tech slot the day of the concert with 4 lighting cues, as well as social media exposure, complementary photos from tech, and a video link from the concert. Applications are due by Monday, December 26, 2016 11:59 EST. Artists will be notified by Tuesday, January 3, 2017. 


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