A Contemporary Choreography Showcase

November 19, 20 & 21, 2021

The Fisher Theatre
Columbus Dance Theatre
592 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Our mission is to promote the artistic development and visibility of local contemporary dance artists through an adjudicated performance. Dance artists from outside of the greater Columbus area serve as adjudicators. We promote continual artistic growth for all artists, whether they are emerging or established in their careers.


Qarrianne Blayr            Travis Gatling


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City Dance Showcase is now accepting submission for work!
Successful applicants will have their work presented in a fully-produced show at The Fisher Theatre located at 592 East Main Street, Columbus, OH on November 19 & 20  at 8pm and November 21 at 3pm, 2021. Choreographers will receive a digital video recording of their piece after production. All chosen choreographers will receive an honorarium for presenting.

  • Must be 18+ and be a resident of Franklin County (temporary residence acceptable)

  • Choreographers currently enrolled in dance degree programs are welcome to submit.

  • Works must be 4-10 minutes in length.

  • Works must incorporate modern or contemporary dance style. Fusion works that incorporate contemporary dance style welcome.

  • You may submit incomplete pieces if they are in a near-finished state. 

  • Online submissions with video links or downloads only.  (No video-dance or dance-for-camera submissions will be considered at this time.)

  • If selected, choreographers agree to actively promote the showcase through all available means.

  • It is the responsibility of each choreographer to attain copyright permission for any recorded music or other copyrighted materials used in production.

  • No more than two applications per choreographer. 

Please submit your completed application form and $15 non-refundable fee no later than 11:59pm on September 19, 2021. Applicants will receive feedback by the end of October.


Questions? We are here to help! Please email us at citydance@hixondance.com
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