Barnstorm Dance Fest

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Barnstorm Dance Fest




The 4th annual Barnstorm Dance Fest, presented by Dance Source Houston, will take place June 14-23, 2018 at MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston. Applications for works 5-15 minutes in length are being accepted from all genres of dance. Selected applicants will perform their work twice during the festival, which may include multiple weekends, and will receive a $250 stipend.


  • Applicants do not have to be Houston-area residents.
  • Applicants who have participated in Barnstorm for the past two consecutive years are not eligible for the 2018 festival.
  • Choreographers must be 18 and older.

Time Limit: Proposed works should be between 5 – 15 minutes in length.  Excerpts of longer works may be submitted.

Genre: Dance Source Houston encourages submissions from all genres of dance.

Application Deadline: Application, work samples and application fees must be received by 5pm on January 15, 2018.

Fee: An application fee of $25 must be paid for each submitted piece.  Dance Source Houston members in good standing receive a $5 discount on the application fee. Pay the application fee at

Notification:  Artists will be notified of acceptance in February 2018.

Read the FAQs before you submit!

Photo credit: Michelle Cantua’s To What End pictured. Photo by Lynn Lane.

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