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Third TEADE International  Contemporary Dance Choreographic Competition

                                             July 19-20 Toronto Canada


During our 13th  Summer edition of TEADE 2024, International Dance Event, our organizing committee invites you to participate in the  Third TEADE International  Contemporary Dance Choreographic Competition for professional dancers, choreographers and students. TEADE ’s competition will take place  in person in a  Toronto venue. In this third edition, the contestants will compete in Contemporary Dance style that can be merged with other dance style.There will be two  Divisions:


  • PROFESSIONAL DIVISION – For Professional dancers & choreographers ( ages 18+) Competing as choreographers and/or dancers.



$1,000 CAD PRIZE  Outstanding  Choreography award + invitation to present the work in upcoming Danza Corpus Canada events.


  $300 CAD PRIZE Outstanding Performance Award + opportunity to work  in Danza Corpus Canada upcoming productions.





□ STUDENT DIVISION – For Dance students (ages 13 +) Competing as choreographers and/or dancers.



$300 CAD PRIZE  Outstanding  Choreography  Award


***Outstanding  Performance  Award: A Gift Card for Dance Classes with Danza Corpus Canada’s instructors.


How to apply:    Submit the following to:


Contestants must submit:


  1. Completed Winter TEADE 2024 Registration Form (below)

AND the following:


  1. A  example video of a choreography, work on process or the competition piece  of no more than 5 minutes in length of a solo, trio , quartet or sextet. The filming can be from home, dance studio or outdoors or can be a previous filmed work in a theatre setting.Send the video of the work via google drive link.


  1. Name and age of the Choreographer.


  1. Number of dancers.


  1. Note: Those dancers  who are  NOT competing as choreographers  and choose to compete for the  PERFORMANCE  award, have to register with the same fee listed above for each category.


  1. Synopsis of the work


  1. Duration of the work


  1. Music credit (if applicable)


Note: Participants  will also be able to perform representing  their country and company or school, with up to 2 works of no more than 5-7 minutes long  each to be performed at the opening or/ and closing gala. A video of the works to be performed  should be submitted with this application (can be a work in progress, rehearsal video or a show video)





Competition Registration Form, Fee and Video Submission are  due by:  June 25th, 2024


FEES (All  Fees are in Canadian Dollars - non-refundable)


-Registration fee $20 CAD  ( students ) $10  CAD  ( professionals)


Full  week event FEE: 

* Students  $290  CAD -Special discount for group of  8 + students  $250 per dancer


*Professional dancers $220 CAD-Special discount for group of  8 + dancers  $180 per dancer


This full event Fee  includes:


Competition fee ,1 entry ( choreography) if dancers or students would like to compete with more than one entry, an extra $25  per entry will be required.

12 Dance Workshops

2 performances (opening and closing gala)   opportunity to represent country/ school/ company  and dance style.

Diploma of participation

 Extra ( optional )Trip to Niagara Falls Sunday, July 21, 2024  $100  CAD ( to be paid by July 15th , 2024

Drop in full day of classes are available.


 COMPETITION FEES ( no extra activities included)

 Registration $20 CAD ( students) $10 ( professional dancers)

Students $40- 1 entry ( $30  for extra entry)

Professionals $20-  1 entry ( $15 for extra entry)

Schedule  ( subject to change)

Monday to Thursday  July 15-18- 9:30am -1:30 pm Dance Workshops

Thursday July 18th Rehearsals  on stage TBA

Friday, July 19th - Opening Gala & Competition

Saturday,July 20th  Competition Final &  Closing Gala

Sunday, July 21st - Trip to Niagara Falls  &  Farewell dinner (optional )


 Method of payment:

E-transfer to  for Canadian participants only.

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TEADE is an International Dance Event that includes diverse dance workshops, master classes, conferences talkbacks, showcases and other activities driven by TEADE’s mission to enrich, broaden and strengthen the world of dance for performing arts students and professional dance artists.

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