Arizona Dance Festival 2014

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P.O. BOX 25332, TEMPE, ARIZONA 85285-5332






CONTACT: Lisa R. Chow

Phone: 480-962-4584





WHAT? Arizona Dance Festival Showcase 2014

WHEN? Friday-Saturday, October 10-11, 2014

WHAT TIME? 7:30pm

WHERE? Tempe Center for the Arts – Studio

700 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Arizona 85281

COST? $18 Adult, $15 Senior, $13 Student, $12 Group of 10+, Arizona Dance Coalition (ADC), Arizona Presenters Alliance (APA), $25 for 2 shows, VIP Deals – $10 Friends of Desert Dance Theatre (DDT)


TICKETS? TCA Box Office: 480-350-2822 or (Service and convenience fees may apply)

QUESTIONS? For concert information contact Desert Dance Theatre, 480-962-4584 or go to


Photos available upon request.


Arizona Dance Festival Showcase 2014

Desert Dance Theatre presents the Arizona Dance Festival Showcase 2014 at the Tempe Center for the Arts Studio on Friday-Saturday, October 10-11, 2014 at 7:30pm.  Each evening will showcase different dance artists including emerging artists as well as professional companies from all genres and styles of dance from Arizona and other states.  A post-performance Q & A will be facilitated by the Arizona Dance Coalition directly after the show.

Classes taught by participating dance artists will be offered during the week from October 4-October 13. Classes are offered a discounted prices ranging from FREE-$10. Go to Desert Dance Theatre’s website: for the schedule and details.

AZ Dance Festival Participants (in alphabetical order):

Each night is a different program and line-up. Please check the DDT website for updates. The program is subject to change.

Astarte Belly Dance Troupe (Gilbert, AZ) – Traditional Middle Eastern Belly Dance

Ballet Etudes (Gilbert, AZ) – Pre-professional Ballet

Canyon Movement Company (Flagstaff, AZ) – Modern Dance

CGCC TranscenDANCE (Chandler, AZ) – Chandler Gilbert Community College Dance

Chaos Theory Dance (Sunderland, MA) – Modern Dance

Crossroads Performance Group (Mesa, AZ) – Interdisciplinary Music and Dance Collaboration

Desert Dance Theatre (Tempe, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance Theatre

Dulce Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance

GCC Verve Dance Company (Glendale, AZ) – Glendale Community College Dance

Janaea Rose Lyn (Phoenix, AZ) – Modern Dance

Jayne Lee & Leonard Woods (Flagstaff, AZ) – Duet Dance Collaboration

Kelly Roth & Dancers (Las Vegas, NV) – Modern Dance

Movement Source Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ) – Contemporary Modern Dance

Nannette Brodie Dance Theatre (Long Beach, CA) – Contemporary Modern Dance

PVCC Dance Program (Phoenix, AZ) – Modern Dance

RaeMac Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ) – Modern Dance

SCC Instinct Dancecorps (Scottsdale, AZ) – Scottsdale Community College Dance

Southwest Youth Ballet (Chandler, AZ) – Pre-professional Ballet

Step’s Junk Funk (Mesa, AZ) – Interdisciplinary Movement and Percussion

Terpsicore Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ) – Modern Ballet

The Kinematix Crew (Phoenix, AZ) – Hip Hop Dance

The Parking Lot Project (Phoenix, AZ) – Contemporary Modern

Wight Noise Dance Company (Phoenix, AZ) – Contemporary Modern

Yumi La Rosa Flamenco Company (Chandler, AZ) – Flamenco Dance


For more information call Desert Dance Theatre, 480-962-4584 or go to For tickets: TCA Box Office: 480-350-2822 or





Arizona Dance Festival Applications Available

Deadline: August 15, 2014

Click and download links:

ADF Invitation 14 (PDF)     ADF Invitation 14 (WORD)

ADF Application 14 (PDF)     ADF Application 14 (WORD)

ADF Dance Submit Desc 14 (PDF)     ADF Dance Submit Desc 14 (WORD)

Desert Dance Theatre, P. O. Box 25332, Tempe, AZ 85285

Dear Dance Artists and Companies,

I would like to invite you to participate in the upcoming Arizona Dance Festival (ADF) that will take place at Tempe Center for the Arts Studio on October 10-11, 2014. The festival will give you or your company great exposure, and it’s a fun way to share your art with colleagues from around the state and guests from out of state.

The Arizona Dance Festival is open to individuals and emerging artist groups as well as professional companies from all genres and styles of dance. Up to 15 dance slots per show will be selected to be performed. The applicant works will be adjudicated by a diverse panel of judges that are highly knowledgeable about dance.

Here’s how to apply:

You must submit the following by August 15, 2014:

ADF application form
Description form
Audition VHS Video/DVD
$25 non-refundable application fee ($10 per additional audition pieces)

The audition VHS/DVD must be the work that you are planning to show that has not been seen in any major Metro-Phoenix venues within 2 months prior to the show dates or a work that is representative of your current repertory with your current dance members.

If selected, you must sign a letter of agreement and pay a participation fee of $150 per dance up to a maximum of 10 minutes. This fee will go towards facility, production and publicity expenses.

Applications can be downloaded from If you have any questions, contact me at 480-962-4584 or at

We are anticipating an exciting program this upcoming season and hope you can participate.


Lisa R. Chow
Artistic Director & Company Manager
Desert Dance Theatre
Date: 2014-04-18