THE COLLECTIVE is accepting submissions for the annual Baltimore Dance Invitational to be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7:00pm at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts in Owings Mills, MD. This year’s Baltimore Dance Invitational will be a one-performance only showcase of professional dance (all styles/genres) selected through an adjudication process. Additionally, artists selected for the Baltimore Dance Invitational will have the option to facilitate a community dance workshop in February 2019.
Submission Requirements: • Work submitted must showcase professional artists and/or be choreographed by a professional artist (no student work). • Work submitted must be complete OR represent a completed, extracted section of a larger work. • Work submitted should not exceed 10 minutes in length. • The submission footage should reflect the work as intended to be performed at the Baltimore Dance Invitational.
• Each submission should include a DVD of the work or a web link that is not labeled with name of the company/artist/choreographer. PLEASE LABEL THE DVD OR VIDEO WITH ONLY THE TITLE OF THE PIECE. This is a blind adjudication. • Participation will be limited to 10 performing groups/artists representing a variety of dance styles as selected through the adjudication process. • All submissions will receive written, narrative feedback from the adjudication panel. • Selected artists/companies will have the option to teach an outreach masterclass on Sunday, February 3rd at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts. Classes will be scheduled between 1pm-4pm. Selected artists/companies will receive $50 to teach one community workshop.
Submission Deadline: Friday, November 9, 2018 by midnight Notification: Friday, December 7, 2018 Performance Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 7:00pm