Current NDP Projects with Tour Support Available


Search below for projects eligible for touring support. Be sure to contact the tour coordinator listed for information on this project’s tour dates, and to discuss joining a project’s NDP tour and receiving a Presentation Grant.

Seattle, WA
Material Deviance In Contemporary American Culture / You are not your car

Material Deviance in Contemporary American Culture (MDICAC) is an immersive installation, dance performance, and communal ritual. It takes a sideways look at our object based reality. Refracting stuff-centered culture back to ourselves, this dream state passes through shame, nostalgia...

San Francisco, CA
Figures of Speech

Human voices from remote corners of the globe convene on the dance stage as Alonzo King LINES Ballet explores the power of lost languages. With over 3,000 languages across the globe in danger of vanishing before the end of the century, poet and activist Bob Holman has become a leading...

Minneapolis, MN
Shyamali: Sprouting Words

Choreographed by Ananya Chatterjea with an original score by Greg Schutte, Shyamali: Sprouting Words is a 90-minute work that explores how dissent fuels life force and growth, recognizes the courage of women who speak up and talk back to sustain communities against injustice, and...

Palo Alto, CA
Doggie Hamlet

Doggie Hamlet is a full-length outdoor performance spectacle that weaves dance, music, visual, and theatrical elements with aspects from competitive sheep herding trials. Recalling the bucolic impression of a landscape painting or a 3D pastoral poem, it is performed by six human...

Columbus, OH
In a Rhythm

Bebe Miller Company’s In a Rhythm is a suite of works and accompanying events focused on the dance-making process, created during a yearlong dialogue between Miller and choreographer Susan Rethorst. Based on the dynamics of adaptation and translation, and inspired by the...

Pittsburgh, PA
Touch Update

Touch Update explores the significant and often subtle implications of physical human contact. Street performances sharing touch as source material are observed by invited “Artists as Witnesses” to replace the ubiquitous “proof” of digital cameras with unique...

Jamaica, NY
ink

CABD will develop ink — the final installation of the identity trilogy. Gestural vocabulary and time travel will collide and draw on the rhythmic and

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Culver City, CA
joyUS

Ana Maria Alvarez’s newest participatory and provocative Urban Latin Dance Theater work takes on joy as a revolutionary practice. With sound by d. Sabela grimes and songs

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Urbana, IL
Virago-Man Dem

Virago-Man Dem is an evening-length, dance-theater work that troubles Virago’s reference to characteristically male behaviors as well as female cultural transgressions. A nuanced study in masculinities and their multiplicities within cultures of Caribbean and African American...

Encino, CA
ELECTROGYNOUS

ELECTROGYNOUS is a multidisciplinary performance that proclaims the infinite dimensions of the Black gender spectrum to counter historically imposed notions of femininity and masculinity. Through a mix of ancient funk, futuristic soundscapes, video architectures, and kinetic poetics...

Santa Fe, NM & San Francisco, CA,
...Seeds: Re Generation...

...Seeds: Re Generation...​ is a purposeful performance that Indigen-izes space as vital transformative gathering ground. Centered in Indigenous

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Sherman Oaks, CA
Halfway to Dawn

Choreographed/written/directed by David Roussève, Halfway to Dawn is an evening-length work weaving dance, music, sound, video, and text to uncover the deeper ‘truths’ of African American gay jazz composer Billy Strayhorn’s life (1915-67) while creating a...

Brooklyn, NY
Myelination

Tap dancer Michelle Dorrance’s original Myelination premiered at New York City Center’s 2015 Fall for Dance Festival. Gia Kourlas of The New York Times

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New York, NY
The Duet Project: Distance is Malleable

Eiko Otake will develop, in proactive partnership with host presenters, mutable evenings of duet works designed for non-theatrical spaces and adaptable to the characteristics of each community. The essence of the project is a process of collaboration involving locally meaningful artists and...

Minneapolis, MN
Then a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars

Then a Cunning Voice and A Night We Spend Gazing at Stars weaves stories and performance with the exchange of ideas, the sharing of food, and the endurance of spending a night together outside under the stars and sky. Taking place outdoors on 4,000 sq feet of hand-...

New York, NY
Odeon

Odeon, an original dance work for seven dancers and four musicians, is the second collaboration between sister and brother team Ephrat and Ehud Asherie (choreographer and pianist, respectively). Set to the music of Brazilian composer Ernesto Nazareth, known for mixing European...

Providence, RI
Good Grief

Good Grief is born from Everett’s work with groups of middle schoolers and police officers – both suffering from trauma. Working with their wrenching stories, Everett explores how emotions live in the body and how we access them for healing. Humor can be an invaluable...

Seattle, WA
Psychic Radio Star

Part performance and part activism, Psychic Radio Star uses an interdisciplinary approach to dance theater that challenges audiences while providing a voice

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San Francisco, CA
The Wait Room

Choreographer Jo Kreiter has launched the creation of The Wait Room, a project that builds on her 21-year career as a site artist making dance at the intersection of social justice and acrobatic spectacle. The Wait Room is a performance installation that exposes the physical...

Austin, TX
Served—a dance for college campus employees

Served is a dance for campus employees, created through a multi-visit residency at a host college/ university. Featuring the skilled movement of a distinct group of

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Seattle, WA
one great, bright, brittle altogetherness

Parts 2 and 3 in a suite of feminist dances by drag/bio-fem Cherdonna hyperbolize the normal humiliations of human existence. Part 2: Clock That Mug or Dusted focuses on the body as a canvas for social change. Cherdonna performs a live work of art with paint, objects, and...

San Francisco, CA
Nobody Lives Here Now

Nobody Lives Here Now is a poetic fable that explores the nature of disappearance as part of the fragile human condition. The piece tells the story of a

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Philadelphia, PA & Dallas, TX,
Let 'im Move You: This Is a Formation

This Is a Formation is a new dance work by Philadelphia-based choreographer jumatatu m. poe and Dallas-based J-Sette artist Jermone “Donte” Beacham. The work unites Black dancers of various genders addressing choreographic, emotional, and spiritual forms present within J-...

Brooklyn, NY
I hunger for you (working title)

Kimberly Bartosik’s I hunger for you, is an evening-length work for five performers reflecting her long-term examination into faith, ecstasy, and violence within radical religious practices. This research delves into her experiences of growing up in North Carolina and her family...

Los Altos, CA
DESCENT

Performed on an architectural ramp installation with hills, curves, and peaks, DESCENT celebrates the pleasure of reckless abandon. Obliterating assumptions of what dance, beauty, and disability can be, this evening-length duet takes audiences on a transformative ride. Andromeda and...

San Francisco, CA
RUSH

RUSH is an interdisciplinary dance work and 360-degree immersive audiovisual experience that dissolves the separation between street and concert dance. A collaboration between LEVYdance and the U.K.’s 2Faced Dance, RUSH recontextualizes concert dance forms typically...

Boulder, CO
Post-Verbal Social Network

Post-Verbal Social Network (PVSN) employs pre-industrial technologies to augment the physical labor of choreography and community. Simple mechanical apparatuses (built into costumes and shoes) will comingle with choreography to extend dancers’ bodies and functions and illuminate...

New York, NY
Paramodernities

Paramodernities is a unique multidisciplinary project that engages deeply w/ the canon of modern dance in radical, reverent, & subversive ways to spark new ideas, choreographies, & conversations. It is a series of lecture-performances, or dance-experiments, generated through...

San Francisco, CA
Path of Miracles

Featuring the combined force of singers, dancers, and audiences, Path of Miracles will be the first collaboration between ODC/Dance and the San Francisco choral group Volti. ODC Co-Artistic Director KT Nelson will direct the ten ODC dancers and 17 Volti singers in a site-specific...

Brooklyn, NY
Tesseract

Tesseract is a collaboration between Rashaun Mitchell, Silas Riener, and Charles Atlas. It is an evening-length presentation in two parts separated by an

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Miami, FL
Make Believe

Investigating religious spectacle and how rituals are unified by themes of romance, magic, and celebrity worship, Rosie Herrera’s newest work, Make Believe, deconstructs what it means to believe in magic and how that bleeds into our constructions of spirituality and...

Minneapolis, MN
Weave

Weave honors the interwoven and interdependent nature of our world in an intersectional Indigenous dance project. Individual histories are woven into a performance that envelops the audience in an immersive experience of story, dance, moving image, and quadrophonic sound that brings...

New York, NY
(Iteration)/\

(Iteration)/\ investigates the relationship between the source of dance/dancing/choreography, composition, performance techniques, dance legacy, and nowness of fear and urgency. The work features choreography, video, and sound by Sarah Michelson, lighting by Zack Tinkelman, performers...

San Francisco, CA
BOYS IN TROUBLE

BOYS IN TROUBLE plunges audiences heart-first into the crossroads of contemporary American masculinities and ‘trouble’ … giving voice to

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White Plains, NY
MÖNSTER OUTSIDE

SBDNY in collaboration with Per Störby (Composer) from Sweden, is developing a multidisciplinary dance, MÖNSTER OUTSIDE. The piece is performed by Bell’s four dancers and the New Tide Orquesta (NTO) from Sweden in a stage arena that marries Bell’s brand of highly...

Brooklyn, NY
Love is Boxing

Love is Boxing combines the forces of Elizabeth Streb and the STREB Extreme Action Company with Anne Bogart and the SITI Ensemble Theater Company. STREB and SITI will create a piece that expresses the challenges and rewards of human love through shared action to fight hatred and find...

New York, NY
Long Run

In summer/fall 2017, Tere O’Connor Dance will create Long Run, which will premiere at the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College from October 13-15

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Lyon,
Sin Salida/In Love I Broke Beyond

Revealing the formal strengths and fascinating differences between Argentine tango and contemporary dance partnering, Sin Salida/In Love I Broke Beyond examines the fundamental connection point of tango: the frame, or “abrazo” (embrace) – a structure designed to...

Port Washington, NY
Peony Dreams: On the Other Side of Sleep

Peony Dreams: On the Other Side of Sleep is a boundary-defying work of intercultural dance-theater inspired by two of the most revered plays in Chinese literature: Peony Pavilion and Dreams of Linchuan. Intertwined with the story of these works is the story of a...