NACHMO DC 2018

  • Deadline: January 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM
  • Artist Pass: $35
  • Registration: Sign up here!

Registered adult NACHMO DC choreographers enjoy these benefits:

  • A guaranteed spot for their piece in one of the shows at Joy of Motion’s Jack Guidone Theater February 17-18, 2018*
  • Time during the audition on January 6, 4:30-6:30 PM
  • Access to the free open rehearsal space – day of week, time, and location TBD
  • A 50% discount on rehearsal space rental at Joy of Motion
  • A 20% discount on rehearsal space rental at Dance Exchange
  • Critical feedback on your work by an experienced panel
  • A video and photos of their piece from the NACHMO performances

*Choreographers should be available for both dates and clearly communicate any scheduling issues to nachmodc[at]gmail.com.

Deadlines and requirements:

  • Pieces may be up to 5 minutes long
  • Submit your piece and buy your Artist Pass by end-of-day January 1, 2018
  • Submit your program and tech information by Monday, February 5
  • Show your work at in informal internal showing – Sunday, February 4, 2-5 PM at Dance Exchange
  • You may cast dancers under the age of 18 in your piece; however, you assume responsibility for them while they are participating in NACHMO events, and a signed parental permission slip must be provided for each minor dancer before they may attend the open rehearsals or the studio showing. Email nachmodc[at]gmail.com if you need the permission slip.

BACKGROUND

NACHMO DC began in 2014 through a partnership between Glade and New Street Dance Group. Heading into our fourth year, we are excited to continue helping DC artists kick off the new year with dance. 

Check out the NACHMO DC YouTube channel to see some of our past creations!

You can reach Regional Director Betsy Loikow at nachmodc[at]gmail.com if you have any questions.

Regional Director Betsy Loikow is a native Washingtonian who began studying dance as a child at the Washington School of Ballet and as a member of Rima Faber's Primary Movers. She graduated with a B.A. in film and political science from Vassar College (NY) in 2008. Betsy currently works at the National Dance Education Organization in Silver Spring, Md., combining her love of dance and advocacy, and recently completed her Certification in Movement Analysis through the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies. A founding member of Glade Dance Collective, she is thrilled to be dancing, choreographing, and collaborating with the D.C. arts community. Her choreography with Glade includes Home, a collaboration with playwright Emily Schwend, and The Wall, and she was a collaborator on Connections, District. Defined?, and Health/Care.

Regional Director Betsy Loikow is a native Washingtonian who began studying dance as a child at the Washington School of Ballet and as a member of Rima Faber's Primary Movers. She graduated with a B.A. in film and political science from Vassar College (NY) in 2008.

Betsy currently works at the National Dance Education Organization in Silver Spring, Md., combining her love of dance and advocacy, and recently completed her Certification in Movement Analysis through the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies.

A founding member of Glade Dance Collective, she is thrilled to be dancing, choreographing, and collaborating with the D.C. arts community.

Her choreography with Glade includes Home, a collaboration with playwright Emily Schwend, and The Wall, and she was a collaborator on ConnectionsDistrict. Defined?, and Health/Care.