In the Rough: Youth

FLOOR Center for Dance

Featuring emerging artists ages 7-20 in the Portland dance community

March 20-21, 2020 | 7:30pm

Submissions close March 2, 2020


FLOOR Center for Dance aims to create more performance opportunities for emerging artists in the Portland dance community. Showcasing developing dance and movement-based works in a shared evening in-studio, FLOOR provides the opportunity for young artists to present a current, finished or unfinished work to a live audience at a low cost to the community.

We welcome artists to submit solo or group choreography of any style to FLOOR by March 2nd, 2020. Performers should be between the ages of 7-20. 

*Selected choreographers will be featured online and will receive video footage and photography from the event.


Submission Checklist:

-$10 Submission Fee

-Complete Submission Form -Requiring a video of artist's choreography*



-Submission Deadline: March 2, 2020
-Availability one evening the week of March 15, 2020 for tech rehearsal at FLOOR Center for Dance.
-Attend final run-through: Friday March 20th 5pm
-Perform piece in both showcases: March 20th & 21st

Each submission fee is $10. The money collected from submissions will be used to provide lighting and seating for future iterations of In the Rough. Submission forms will not be processed until the submission fee has been received.

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