Chop Shop: Bodies of Work

Presented by
StoneDance Productions

Saturday, February 16, 2019, 7:30pm
and Sunday, February 17, 2019, 3:00pm

A Contemporary Dance Festival

2019 Call for Artists

CHOP SHOP:  Bodies of Work is seeking U.S. or Canada based individual artists and dance companies with contemporary dance work to be presented at the 2019 festival, alongside master classes and a free community outreach program. Approximately eight individual artists and/or dance companies will be selected and their work will be presented in both festival performances. In addition to participating in the festival performances, artists have the opportunity to offer a master class for intermediate/advanced level dancers, lead free and open to all community dance classes and lectures, participate in a lecture/demonstration on the art of choreography, engage directly with audiences through post-show Q&A sessions, and network with fellow artists. 

Application Deadline:  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 11.59pm (PDT)

Click here to view the full call for artists and access the application form.

About the Festival

CHOP SHOP’s mission is to offer insight on contemporary dance and its creative process, in order to forge deeper connections between artists and audiences through presentation, education, dialogue, and experience. The festival is committed to promoting work that is accessible to a diverse audience, comprising both new and experienced dance viewers, and providing free, fun, and open to all ages and abilities dance classes through our innovative Experience Dance Program.

Since its founding in 2008, CHOP SHOP has shared and championed the work of more than 350 individual artists from 59 dance companies, welcomed 850+ Experience Dance Program participants to free and open to all ages and abilities dance classes, and invited numerous dance students to engage directly with professional artists in 55+ master classes


Past Promos

2017 Promo

2016 Promo

2015 Promo

2014 Promo

2013 Promo

2012 Promo

2011 Promo

2010 Promo

2009 Promo


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