National Choreography Competition Application

We are now seeking applicants for our 7th biennial National Choreography Competition.

The deadline for submissions is December 1, 2023.

The winner will  receive a $5,000 prize as part of a commission to create a work that will premiere in the WMU Department of Dance's February 2025 Winter Dance Concert.  Learn more.

Eligibility: Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and a U.S. citizen



Please provide the name, title and contact information for two references.
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: pdf doc docx.
Files must be less than 20 MB.
Allowed file types: jpg jpeg png.
Provide a YouTube or Vimeo link of two consecutive minutes of one additional work. No choreographic reels, please. * Please modify settings on your Vimeo account to allow access to share via a private link.

 *Finalists will be responsible for providing video materials in a format that can be used on our website for online viewing.  Further details will be provided to those selected.


Deadline for submissions: december 1, 2023

  • Applicants will be notified of the three finalists via email in January 2024.
  • The winner will be chosen by an online voting process and announced in early 2024.