Dance Source Houston is accepting applications for 2019-2020 Mind The Gap performances. Choreographers may participate in only 1 Mind The Gap performance during the season. In the application, please select all dates you are available to present your work. 

Now in the program's fourth year, Mind The Gap showcases works by DSH members from all dance genres. Creating performance opportunities for local dancemakers, Mind The Gap also provides participants with support in production planning and management. The program, a collaboration between DSH and MATCH, is designed to support artists who seek additional support and guidance to improve their production skills.


Works submitted should be 5-18 minutes in length and may be from any genre or style. Applicants may submit a work in progress, new work or a previously shown work. Mind The Gap is intended to serve choreographers at all career stages and at all points of in the development of a work.

A maximum of 7 choreographers will be selected on a first come, first serve basis for those who successfully submit a complete applications. Applications for each date will close once 7 complete applications from members in good standing are received. Applications will be reviewed for completion on a weekly basis and applicants will be notified on an ongoing basis of their acceptance. 


Once selected, each participating choreographer must submit a $50 production fee. Each choreographer will receive a share of total ticketed income from the performance. Choreographers will receive a wide angle video of their work from DSH and have the option to purchase photos of their work from Lynn Lane for a fee. 

* Choreographer must be 18 or older and based in the Greater Houston region

* Applicants must be a current DSH member in good standing to be eligible to apply 

* If selected, membership must be upgraded to intermediate or advanced level if not already

* If the applicants is an organization, annual budget should not exceed $200,000

Important dates: 

Schedule for all MTG performances

Load in - 1-4p

Performance Day

9am-1pm Tech and spacing

2-3:30pm Dress rehearsal

6pm Call

7:30pm Curtain

MTG 11.0 - August 13 Performance

Production fee & press info due - June 24

Promo materials due - July 15

Final video & cue sheet due - July 26

Load in - August 12

Performance - August 13

MTG 12.0 - September 24 Performance

Production fee & press info due - July 22

Promo materials due - August 12

Final video & cue sheet due - September 6

Load in - September 23

Performance - September 24

MTG 13.0 - November 5 Performance

Production fee & press info due - September 2

Promo materials due - September 23

Final video & cue sheet due - October 18

Load in - November 4

Performance - November 5

MTG 14.0 - January 14 Performance

Production fee & press info due - November 4

Promo materials due - November 25

Final video & cue sheet due - December 16

Load in - January 13

Performance - January 14

MTG 15.0 - February 18 Performance

Production fee & press info due - December 9

Promo materials due - December 20

Final video & cue sheet due - January 31

Load in - February 17

Performance - February 18

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