The annual Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival seeks innovative and experimental works to be presented in the On The Stage, In The Park, In The Street, CSA Nooner, In The Studio, and Youth Moves performance series. Artists may apply to more than one series (no additional membership fee required).
All submission packages must include:
- A completed application form with all information available. Click to download: PDF (655K) or Word (492K)
- All appropriate C.V.’s
- DVD (Macintosh compatible) of the proposed work or link to an online source (such as youtube or vimeo). Video must be a full version of the piece, not a promotional cut.
- Your membership fee ($25 for Regular Membership or $50 for Dance Associate Membership). Click each for more details. Can be paid by cheque, cash or online through paypal.
Only complete submission packages will be considered. Because submissions are viewed by multiple curators, we cannot accept applications by e-mail.
GCDF Mailing Address
Guelph Contemporary Dance Festival
123 Woolwich Street, 2nd Floor
Guelph ON N1H 3V1
Because submissions are viewed by multiple curators, we cannot accept applications by e-mail.
Submissions to the On The Stage, In The Park, In The Street, CSA Nooner, and In The Studio performances must be postmarked by September 15, 2012.
Submissions for the Youth Moves performance series must be postmarked by December 1, 2012.
Series Details (in brief)
Full details on all the series can be found on the 2013 Call for Submissions page.
The Central Students’ Association (CSA) Nooner performance is a free public event presented on the University of Guelph campus in November and March.
In The Studio features professional dance in an intimate and aesthetically friendly location, providing an off-the-beaten-path performance opportunity in a studio setting.
On The Stage plays host to some of the most accomplished and innovative dance artists from across Canada, featuring two distinct programs performed in Co-operators Hall at the River Run Centre.
In The Park features works from professional dance artists in Exhibition Park – a beautiful and large downtown community-friendly park with many exciting locations for site-specific works.
In The Street features performances by new generation and emerging dance artists. This free, outdoor event finds the artists interacting with the community in Market Square at City Hall.
Youth Moves is open to all Southern Ontario dance companies with performers under the age of 19. Performances occur on the Sunday during the Festival dates in the Co-operators Hall, River Run Centre.
Other. We are always open to your creative ideas and want to know what you are working on.