Project: 2021 Women in Dance

Start Date:




Age Range:

10 - 80

2021 Women in Dance Leadership Conference is accepting submissions for work by female dance artists to present their work in Chicago, IL. Representatives from American Dance Festival, See Chicago Dance, and other festivals and directors will be in the audience of the conference activities.

Submission type - Dance on film, Live Choreography on stage, Live Choreography for outdoor space, Scholarly Paper, and Panel Discussion

Submission Deadline – January 31, 2021 for Film, choreography, and scholarly papers/March 31, 2021 for Panel Discussions

Selection Confirmation Date – April 1, 2021 for Film, choreography, and scholarly papers/May 1, 2021 for Panel Discussion

Conference Date – October 21 to October 23, 2021

Conference format - We are planning on an in-person conference with virtual and/or hybrid plans in place

Submission Guidelines

1) The work must be created by women
2) Must follow the required guideline
3) Dance artists from any background are welcome to submit
4) Only submit a complete work, please no excerpts or longer work that needs edits
5) If submit a link that is password-protected, please provide the correct password
6) There is a $10 application fee for each submission

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Entry Fee: Yes

Fee Detail:
$10.00 U.S. Dollars for each submission