DESERT DANCE THEATRE
P.O. BOX 25332, TEMPE, ARIZONA 85285-5332
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TO ALL MEDIA
CONTACT: Lisa R. Chow
WHO? DESERT DANCE THEATRE
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 www.tempe.gov/tca (Service and convenience fees may apply)
QUESTIONS? For concert information contact Desert Dance Theatre, 480-962-4584 or go to www.DesertDanceTheatre.org.
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: www.DesertDanceTheatre.org 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
Arizona Dance Festival Applications Available
Deadline: August 15, 2014
Click and download links:
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
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 www.DesertDanceTheatre.org. If you have any questions, contact me at 480-962-4584 or at Lisa@DesertDanceTheatre.org.
We are anticipating an exciting program this upcoming season and hope you can participate.
Lisa R. Chow
Artistic Director & Company Manager
Desert Dance Theatre