The Performance Lab


The Lab is held in Steps Studio Theater. Each choreographer receives a spacing and a tech rehearsal.


What you need to apply:

  1. Completed Application form – Click here to fill out the form
  2. $35 Application fee
  3. Link of the proposed work included in the form (please note highly edited video will NOT be accepted)
  4. Choreographer’s Bio

Proposed Work:

  1. The proposed work must be at least 50% complete. The link may include either performance or rehearsal footage of the piece.
  2. Work should be a minimum of 2 minutes & a maximum of 10 minutes in length. All pieces will be stopped at 10 minutes.
  3. All styles of dance and multidisciplinary works are encouraged to apply,
  4. No nudity allowed.
  5. If accepted the piece will be performed one time for one night only.


  • Program order will be made available after the technical rehearsal the Friday night before the show.
  • Each choreographer may schedule one 30 minute spacing rehearsal two weeks prior to performance date. To reserve time contact
  • Artists/Creators or a performer in the piece are required to take part in a short Q&A immediately following the performance.
  • Artists/Creator will be responsible for their own set up and break down of any props. Please keep props to a minimum.

Please email all questions to with PERFORMANCE LAB SERIES in the subject line.