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									                                presents the TENNESSEE DANCE FESTIVAL GALA CONCERT

        FOR PROFESSIONAL, PRE-PROFESSIONAL & UNIVERSITY DANCE COMPANIES
                    INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONAL SOLO PERFORMERS
                        SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2012, 8:00 PM
     University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Fine Arts Center, Roland Hayes Theater

Applications are now being accepted to perform on Gala Concert of the 2012 Tennessee Dance Festival.
The Festival dates are October 20-21, 2011 in Chattanooga. The Gala will be Saturday evening at 8
p.m. at the University of TN at Chattanooga Fine Arts Center in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall. In
addition, master classes and workshops will be offered throughout the weekend with nationally renowned
artists from across the country. Visit www.tennesseedance.org to see faculty bios and other Festival
information. You don’t want to miss these exceptional performance and educational opportunities
at the 2012 Tennessee Dance Festival!

We invite you to submit work by DVD to be adjudicated for inclusion on this performance showcase. You
may submit up to two pieces for consideration; however, the TOTAL performance time limit for each
group will be 12 minutes. The program will be limited this year to 8-10 works showcasing the highest
level of performance in Tennessee and surrounding region.

***Please find enclosed an Application Coversheet. Complete applications must be received by
September 10. We anticipate the application process will be very competitive. All applicants must meet
the Eligibility Requirements listed below.

The TAD Gala Panel consisting of Festival master faculty will select the companies who will perform on
the Saturday evening Gala. There will be a maximum number of 8-10 companies selected to perform on
the Gala. The work will be judged on the quality of the choreography as well as the quality of the
dancers. Notification emails will be sent by Sept 22. Selected organizations/performers will be notified
of the technical options that are available, and will receive program information instructions. Program
Information must be completed and returned with a company photograph by September 24 or
your information will not be in the Tennessee Dance Festival Program book.

If selected as an Alternate, companies are invited to perform on Celebrations! - The Members’ Showcase
on Sunday, October 20 at 1:30 p.m. in CCA auditorium. It is an honor to be selected as a Gala Alternate
and your work will make the Members’ Showcase even more exciting. This culminating event will be an
opportunity to wrap-up a wonderful weekend of dance!

Gala Eligibility Requirements

1) All performing groups must hold a current TAD organizational membership that must be current at the
    time of the Festival. Solo performers must hold current Professional membership current at time of
    Festival.
2) A $25 adjudication fee and attached application form must be submitted with EACH work.
3) Three (3) copies of your DVD submission must accompany each application.
4) Your organization may submit up to two works for adjudication.
5) All PERFORMERS -- Pre-Professional students (ages 12-high school), College dancers, or
    Professional dancers -- who perform on the Gala must register for either a full registration
    packet OR one of the Artists/Performers packets at the Tennessee Dance Festival. All
    performers must be registered by Sept 24 or your work may be disqualified.
6) The total time allotted for each organization must not exceed 12 minutes.
7) All organizations accepted to perform will be required to submit program information by September
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    24 .
8) TAD technical director will schedule a required production meeting with each ensemble director
    before the tech/spacing rehearsal.
9) Each organization will be allotted a one hour tech/spacing rehearsal ONLY
10) As a professional courtesy to peers, TAD asks that all organizations stay until the end of the Gala
    performance. Please do NOT leave after your group has performed.
                         TENNESSEE DANCE FESTIVAL GALA
         FOR PROFESSIONAL, PRE-PROFESSIONAL & UNIVERSITY DANCE COMPANIES
                          INDEPENDENT SOLO PERFORMERS
                       SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2012, 8:00 PM
                University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Fine Arts Center

 APPLICATION (Complete one for each work submitted. A $25 adjudication/application
               fee and 3 copies of your DVD must accompany each application.)
                     Please keep a copy of the guidelines for your records.
                  The deadline to submit work is September 10th.
CONTACT INFORMATION

TAD Organizational or Professional Member name:                                               ____________

TAD Member contact person:

Phone:                            _____Email Address: ____________________________


GALA INFORMATION

Title: ______________________________________________________________________

Choreographer:

Music/Composer:

Length of work:                                             Number of dancers

Please select category: ___Ballet ___Ethnic ___Jazz __ Modern ___Tap ___Other
Adjudication/application fee of $25 per work enclosed_____ Three (3) DVD copies enclosed_____

TAD will be recording and photographing the Gala for both publicity and archival purposes. Please confirm if
you will allow images from this work to be recorded and used in TAD sanctioned publicity materials (press,
website, brochures, etc.) Also, please determine if we can offer this as a fundraiser for TAD by selling copies
of the concert if this option becomes available.

_______I DO or _______I DO NOT authorize TAD to photograph, and/or record this work and to
use images in TAD sanctioned PR.

______I DO or ______I DO NOT authorize TAD to sell copies of this Gala as a fundraiser for TAD.
Each group will receive a complimentary copy of DVD.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT INFORMATION: There will be a professional stage crew working the Gala. Stage
dimensions, technical, and lighting parameters will be emailed to each participant upon acceptance.

All music must be provided on a CD (compact disc). Music must be labeled with the title of the piece,
group's name, and track number (if applicable). A back-up CD MUST be available.

   ALL ORGANIZATIONS/SOLOS ACCEPTED TO PERFORM MUST SUBMIT PROGRAM INFO AND
   ANY ADDITIONAL REQUESTED TECH INFORMATION BY SEPTEMBER 24.
   All performers must be registered for the Festival by Sept 24 or your work may be disqualified.

             Return by mail to TAD, P.O. Box 4368, Chattanooga, TN 37405
                    Questions? Email: info@tennesseedance.org

								
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