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 grapples with the complexity of living in an object-based society where we define our identity through the objects we own. The performance interweaves...

San Francisco, CA
World Premiere in Collaboration with Bob Holman

Alonzo King, in collaboration with poet and endangered language documentarian Bob Holman, will create a 30-minute ballet with a sound score compilation of poetry selected from Holman’s collection of recordings from members of communities with at-risk languages and music played on...

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
Dances from The Making Room

Bebe Miller Company’s Dances from The Making Room 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. Stemming from Miller’s recent work in experimental theater...

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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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
...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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Brooklyn, NY
New Work By Michelle Dorrance

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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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 is a project focused on all night urban and rural stargazing inclusive of building quilts in community sewing bees, a performance generated alongside the quilt-making period, curated stories, community breakfasts, indigenous...

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 for

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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: focuses on the body as a canvas for social change. Cherdonna performs a live painting with cake. Part 3: a Mommie Dearest-meets-Snow White matriarch conducts a...

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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Iowa City, IA
Soil

Soil is a full-length, intercultural dance-theater trio conceived and directed by Michael Sakamoto and co-written and co-choreographed with the performers: Cambodian classical and contemporary dancer Chey Chankethya, Thai traditional and contemporary dancer Waewdao Sirisook, and Vietnamese-...

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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San Francisco, CA
BOYS IN TROUBLE

BOYS IN TROUBLE investigates contemporary American masculinity — amplifying “outsider” experiences of masculinity through a transgender and queer lens

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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

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