January 22, 2019 – (Becket, MA) Jacob’s Pillow seeks dance artists across all genres to enter the third annual Chance to Dance viewers’ choice contest, a crowd-sourced online competition that lets dance fans around the world decide who will be invited to compete at America’s longest-running dance festival. New this year, the top three finalists with the most online votes will travel to Jacob’s Pillow for a live competition scored in real time by audience members and online fans via live-stream.
What: The Chance to Dance contest is a crowd-sourced online competition that gives dance fans from around the world a say in who is invited to compete as a finalist at Jacob’s Pillow and ultimately who will win the Chance to Dance contest, held as a part of Inside/Out at Jacob’s Pillow during Festival 2019. Last year, 96 artists from 27 different states submitted applications, with Boston-based contest winner IndianRaga receiving more than 1,000 likes and 6,000 views.
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