CALL FOR ENTRIES: RDT looking for choreographer to compete for new commission (DEC. 8)

RDT looking for choreographers to compete for commission. 
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RDT’s REGALIA Choreography Competition – February 2018

  • Submissions for the opportunity to compete for an RDT commission are being accepted.

  • Proposals will be accepted from choreographers working as professionals or pre-professionals ages 20 and up.

  • Four selected COMPETITORS will vie for the commission by creating a 5-7 minute work in 4 hourson Feb 24, 2018 during RDT’s Regalia event.

  •  The Regalia audience will award the RDT commission.



Submissions can be processed online at:
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 Submissions must include:

  • Full name, mailing address, and email contact
  • Links to samples of previous work on YouTube, Vimeo, etc. RDT will not view more than 10 mins total for any applicant
  • Current resume
  • Short written proposal: Propose an idea for a new work. Explain choreographic intent, music, number of dancers, production needs, and description: dramatic, satire, abstract, humor, political, environmental, etc.

Each submission will be reviewed by Repertory Dance Theatre with 4 submissions being selected to compete in the Regalia event on February 24, 2018.

Questions regarding submissions can be directed to Nicholas Cendese at [email protected].


Announcement of 4 selected submissions will be made January 1, 2018.


The four selected competitors will be expected to attend RDT’s Regalia event, Saturday, February 24, 2018 and be involved from 2:30 PM until 9:00 PM. Each choreographer will work with 6-8 dancers during 4 hours of rehearsal time to create a 5-7-minute minute piece.  The audience will vote for their favorite and the winner of the competition will be awarded a new commission with Repertory Dance Theatre during its 2018-2019 season 

The winner of the Regalia competition will:

  • Be awarded a commission of $3000 during the 2018-2019 season to create a piece 10-12 mins in length featuring 8 dancers.
  • Choreographic/rehearsal time with RDT will not exceed 10 working days, 5 hours a day
  • Premiere of the work will occur sometime during RDT’s 2018-2019 season.
  • Travel, per diem, housing, and transportation costs will NOT be covered by RDT.

About RDT

Repertory Dance Theatre (RDT), founded in 1966 in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a professional modern dance repertory company dedicated to the creation, performance, perpetuation and appreciation of dance. Known worldwide for its collection of dance treasures, RDT is both a museum and contemporary gallery representing the scope and diversity of modern dance, past and present. RDT is a resource center and laboratory for contemporary dancers, choreographers, visual artists, writers and composers.

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Salt Lake CityUT 84151

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