NEWS: Audition for New Releases!

Dance Place’s annually curated showcase features some of the best new works by established and emerging choreographers. Performance will feature 2015 Dance Place New Releases Commission recipient Chelsea Brown.

Call 202.269.1600 to reserve your audition slot today!

Please email Ben Levine at with questions or call Dance Place at (202) 269-1600.

Audition Date:
Friday, April 22 @ 6-9pm
Sunday, April 24 @ 4:30-9pm

Please take note of the following information:

  • Auditions will take place in the Cafritz Theater at Dance Place.
  • Recorded music must be on CD or mp3 player with standard 1/8″ input (if applicable)
  • Choreographer MUST have definitive connection to the DC Metro area, as defined by:
    • Choreographer must reside in Washington, DC, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland, Fairfax County, Arlington County and the city of Alexandria in Virginia
    • AND more than 50% of the artists’ work over the past year must take place within the aforementioned counties
  • Work must be completed and performance ready (including costumes and sound)
  • Maximum length for each piece is 12 minutes
  • Audition slots are 15 minutes each
  • ALL PERFORMERS MUST be available for the performance date, tech/dress on Thursday June 16 and Friday, June 17 (including daytime).
  • Selected choreographers will receive a small honorarium
  • One selected choreographer will be awarded Dance Place’s 2016 New Releases Commission and will be invited to perform in both the 2016 and 2017 showcases

If a choreographer must cancel her/his audition, please do so by Monday, April 18 so that artists on the waiting list may have audition slots allocated to them. Artists who fail to do so resulting in a “no-show” audition slot will be ineligible for next year’s New Releases showcase audition.

Performance: Saturday, June 18, 2016 @ 8pm

Please email Ben Levine at with questions or call Dance Place at (202) 269-1600.