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The NC Dance Festival ~
              Supporting NC dance
                          Building audiences
                                      Sustaining community

The North Carolina Dance Festival is a division of Dance Project, Inc., a non-profit organization under the direction of Jan Van Dyke, with three activities: a statewide dance festival, a dance school and a professional dance company.

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Submissions accepted for 25th season of the NCDF!
Posted: Wednesday November 5, 2014 12:21 pm

Interested in performing with the NC Dance Festival during our 25th season? Submit your work for consideration! Full guidelines are available in the menu to the left, under "Become an NCDF Touring Artist."

Deadline is January 3, 2015.

Questions? Shoot us an email: festival@danceproject.org

NCDF in Greensboro!
Posted: Monday October 27, 2014 2:58 pm

We are excited about this Saturday's NC Dance Festival performance in Greensboro, at Aycock Auditorium at 7:30pm.

Join Festival directors in the lower lobby at 7:00pm for a brief pre-show talk about modern dance and the work to be presented this evening, and share wine and desserts with the performers and local dance community after the show.

Leah Wilks will also be teaching a master class open to the community at the Greensboro Cultural Arts Center on Saturday Nov 1 from 12-2pm. Only $5! Click on the Outreach tab above for all the details.

Join us in Boone!
Posted: Friday October 24, 2014 10:17 am

We're heading to the mountains this weekend, for the Boone leg of the Festival! We're looking forward to two evenings of great dance, Oct 24 and 25.
Check out our outreach page for information about Kristen Jeppsen Groves' master class on Saturday, Oct 25 at Appalachian State University.

Great kick-off to the NCDF season
Posted: Monday September 22, 2014 11:02 am

We had a great time in Raleigh this weekend for the kick off to the NCDF 14-15 season!

Next up: Boone on October 24-25 and Greensboro on November 1!

Video Interview with Kristen Jeppsen Groves
Posted: Wednesday September 10, 2014 12:29 pm

Kristen Jeppsen Groves is our featured artist on the blog this week! Check out this interview with her and Crystal West of Defero Dance Collective:

Preview the 14-15 NCDF Tour!
Posted: Monday August 25, 2014 1:58 pm

Dance Project needs interns for the Fall!
Posted: Monday August 4, 2014 2:06 pm

The Dance Project is accepting applications for fall interns in a number of positions, including Marketing and Program Assistance and School Operations.

Full description and instructions on our blog:

Come work with us this fall!

Announcing the 24th Season!
Posted: Friday April 4, 2014 9:28 am

The NC Dance Festival (NCDF) is pleased to announce its roster of 2014-15 Touring Artists! Each season, NC-based professional choreographers are chosen in a blind adjudication process to participate in the annual NCDF statewide tour. The following artists/companies have been chosen for the 24th season of the NC Dance Festival, which begins September 2014:

Kristen Jeppsen Groves (Fayetteville)
Gaspard Louis/Gaspard & Dancers (Durham)
Diego Carrasco Schoch (Durham)
Sara Tourek (Greensboro)
Leah Wilks (Durham)

Check out our blog (www.ncdancefestival.wordpress.org) now for more details about the coming season, and look for more info coming soon on this site about these artists and performances.

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