Call for Choreographic Submissions!

Rhythmically Speaking 2014, Running August 14 – 16 at the Southern Theater!

Rhythmically Speaking is excited to announce that submissions are open for our 6th annual choreographers showcase. We are proud to support the Twin Cities’ best jazz and rhythm-driven dance each year, and look forward to seeing what you have to offer. Emerging and established choreographers alike are encouraged to apply with new or existing work in jazz and rhythm-based dance. Not sure what we mean by jazz and rhythm-based dance? You tell us. We are excited to be figuring out what that means to this community, and encourage you to join the conversation by applying.

Submission Form: RS 2014 – Submission Form

Important Dates:
– March 17: Submission form released
– April 18: Submission form due
– May 1: Choreographers selected and announced on
– May 25: Mandatory meeting for selected choreographers (7-9pm)
– July 13: Mandatory progress showing (7-9pm)
– August 1: Program information due
– August 11-13: Tech
– August 14-16: Shows

Compensation: Honorarium of at least $800 provided.

Details: A video sample is strongly encouraged, but not required. All video submissions must be posted to Video of the work being applied with is strongly encouraged, but if not available, work in a very similar style should be submitted. While the work can be between three and thirty minutes, submissions of ten minutes or more are strongly encouraged.

Please send completed Submission Form to by Friday, April 18. Choreographer selection will be posted to this page by May 1. Feel free to contact with any questions you may have. We look forward to seeing your work, and thank you for your interest.

Boogie on, rhythm-lovers!
Erinn Liebhard
Artistic Director
Rhythmically Speaking

The mission of Rhythmically Speaking is to revitalize jazz and rhythm-based dance forms in the Twin Cities, supporting its practitioners, educating its audiences, and celebrating its rich history while nurturing innovation through performance.

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