International Engagement

Center Stage's Sounds of Kolachi | Photo: courtesy of Usman Dadi


For artists

  • NDP Production Grants fund the creation and U.S. touring of new dance works. Grants are highly competitive and are awarded to approximately 20 projects annually.
  • NDP Touring Awards support U.S. tours of dance works by national and international artists with up to $35,000 in subsidy reserved for each project's tour through NDP Presentation Grants. 

For presenters


  • Funding and support for nonprofit organizations in the U.S. for the touring of performing artists from select countries around the world.

  • Expeditions grants support New England nonprofit organizations to plan and implement tours of high-quality arts projects involving New England, national, and international artists. 

  • The National Dance Project (NDP) supports the creation and U.S. touring of new dance works through grants and professional development opportunities for artists and organizations.