Call for Submissions 


What is Dancefest at Nextfest?

Nextfest was founded in 1996 by Bradley Moss – an emerging artist festival unique to Edmonton. It features 600+ artists at more than 50 events presenting original works of theatre, dance, music, visual art, film and multidisciplinary parties. The next installment runs June 2-12, 2016.
Dancefest is geared towards emerging choreographers under the age of 30 who are pursuing a professional career in dance.

Who can apply?

We are looking for works in the 10-45 minute range but all applications will be considered.

Submission Requirements

  • A description of your piece
  • Statement of interest (why you would like to present your work at Nextfest)
  • Choreographer’s CV
  • Estimated length of the work
  • Technical requirements
  • List of performers and collaborators
  • Link to online video documentation (this can be of the proposed work or rehearsal footage of the work, or documentation of a previous work.) Please send a video link; do not send a hard copy.

To apply for Dancefest @ Nextfest 2016, please send all submissions electronically to:

Deadline: February 12, 2016 at midnight
Late, incomplete or hard-copy submissions will not be accepted

Questions? Contact us at:

We look forward to receiving your submission!

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