DanceMotion USA


Now in its seventh season, DanceMotionSM will send three contemporary American dance companies to three regions in 2018. These locations include: Colombia, Peru, Kazakhstan, Russia, South Korea and Mongolia.

Season seven features the following companies and world regions:

Bebe Miller Company (Columbus, OH) will travel to Colombia and Peru.
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (Dayton, OH) will travel to Kazakhstan and Russia.
Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company (Salt Lake City, UT) will travel to South Korea and Mongolia.
The Brooklyn Academy of Music was selected through an open grant competition to implement season seven of DanceMotionSM. Participating companies embark on four-week-long international performance and exchange residencies. The program also includes a professional development program for international dance artists or administrators from the countries included in the tours. 


Program Length

Each residency lasts approximately one month.

Eligibility and Application Overview

There is no application for this program. Dance companies and countries are selected by a panel of dance experts, as well as representatives from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the grantee organization. DanceMotion USA participants should be:

  • U.S. citizens;
  • At least 21 years old.

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DanceMotion USA Website

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