Summer Call For Submissions

2017 London Dance Festival

Calling All Dance Artists!

The London Dance Festival is inviting all dance artists, whether amateur, emerging or established to participate and perform in the 2017 festival. The festival will take place in various locations in downtown London from June 30 to July 2. Learn more about the festival at

This year the London Dance Festival is seeking a variety of submissions from performers, choreographers and workshop facilitators.  Preference is given to London and area artists, but we welcome submissions from across Canada.  Movement and music content must be appropriate for a family audience.

2017 Summer Submission Opportunities (see details on next page):

  • Community Showcase Performers: Ivey Park, Friday June 30
  • Community Day Workshop Facilitators: Ivey Park, Friday June 30
  • Canada Day Multicultural Performers: Harris Park, Saturday July 1
  • Emerging Artist Performers: Wolf Performance Hall: Sunday July 2
  • Spotlight Series Performers: Various festival locations, June 30 to July 2

Apply Now!
Artists may apply for all opportunities for which they are eligible. Applicants must submit a separate application form for EACH opportunity. To apply for any of the opportunities below, send us the following by Monday May 1st, 2017.

  1. Completed 2017 LDF Summer Application Form.
  2. Applicant biography and performance history (max 300 words).
  3. Description of proposed dance piece or workshop (max 200 words).
  4. Two to five high resolution photos of the work, company, choreographer and/or teacher, to be used for promotion of festival events (will only be used if selected).
  5. Web link to performance or rehearsal footage for performers/choreographers, or teaching footage for workshop facilitators. (Please ensure web links are active and working). If video of the proposed piece is not available then similar work should be submitted.
  6. Send submissions to