Liberty Hall Dance Festival- Choreographic Opportunity

New York/New Jersey, United States
Application deadline: 22 Jun
Thank you for your interest in the 2019 Liberty Hall Dance Festival, New Jersey’s historically inspired dance festival! After two successful years, Buggé Ballet and Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University join forces again for the third Liberty Hall Dance Festival on
-Saturday, September 28th from 1-4pm.
-*Rain date: Sunday, September 29th from 1pm-4pm

In 2017 & 2018, the festival brought 30 professional companies & choreographers from the tri-state area to the beautiful Liberty Hall Museum, performing for over 350 people at site-specific outdoor locations. Choreographers have the opportunity to present work in a unique venue surrounded by picturesque nature. Dancer Jai Mason remarked about the inaugural event: "To say performing at Liberty Hall Dance Festival was a pleasure does not capture the wonders that the performers and visitors experienced during this amazing day of art and history. There was a sense of community and of art awareness and education, all done with the mutual core love of dance."

-Liberty Hall Dance Festival welcomes historically inspired performances in any genre of dance.
-Each piece will be performed twice at one of six site specific performance locations across the beautiful museum grounds.

-Choreographers are invited to submit one piece, 8 minutes max in duration, for consideration.
-Professional dance companies, independent choreographers and pre-professional dance programs are all welcome to apply.
-Additionally, choreographers and/or performers have the opportunity to teach a 30 minute movement lesson relating to dance in the late 18th to 20th centuries.

-All accepted pieces, choreographers and performers, will be required to attend the performance on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 1-4pm and MUST be available on the rain date of Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 1-4pm.
-Tech rehearsal will be during the morning of the performance.
-The Liberty Hall Museum in Union, New Jersey is easily accessible from NYC, just three train stops away.

-A non-refundable application fee of $20 is due at the time of applying.
-All applications are due by midnight on Saturday, June 22nd.
-Applicants will be notified of their selection by Saturday, July 13th.

We look forward to reviewing your application!

Questions? Email Nicole Buggé at

For more information, please visit: UPDATE

Check out reviews and interviews from past Liberty Hall Dance Festivals: