Chance to Dance
Viewers’ Choice Contest

Jacob’s Pillow invited dance artists across all genres to participate in the Inside/Out: Chance to Dance viewers’ choice contest!

The Chance to Dance contest is a crowd-sourced online competition that allows dance fans from all around the world to have a say in who gets to perform as part of the Festival 2018 Inside/Out Performance Series. This year, the Pillow called for submissions from all 50 states to showcase the vast range of dance across the United States.

Winner(s) will perform on Friday, August 3, 2018 as a part of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2018 Season.

Learn more about the Inside/Out Series. The contest press release can be read here.

2018 Chance to Dance Finalists

A Palo Seco Flamenco Company, based in New York, has a unique artistic voice that stays true to the raw essence of Flamenco while also taking into account the context in which they live. Their work exposes people to an innovative take on Flamenco, combining traditional techniques with a modern, metropolitan flare.

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Daniel Costa Dance is a contemporary dance company based in Seattle, WA, whose purpose is to empower embodiment by creating spaces for individuals to discover more authenticity of the Self through dance, and to express that discovery with others in an effort to heal.

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The Dolo Project, is a newly formed collective group of artists based in New York set out to flow, explore, and expand throughout the beautiful art form of tap dance. Visual affirmations of their self-love journeys are brought to light by rhythm, movement, and energy exchange.

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IndianRaga, based in Cambridge, MA, is devoted to presenting high quality Indian classical dance to a wider audience. The company provides a platform for artists across the U.S. and the world to collaborate across styles and reach audiences through a unique online platform.

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shawnbibledanceco. is a New York-based contemporary dance company focused on creating visceral dance experiences. Artistic director Shawn T Bible attempts to provoke the audience through physicality, athleticism, abstraction, historical narratives, and issues surrounding sexism and homophobia.

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