Dance Miami Choreographers' (DMC) Program

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Contact:  Adriana Pérez | (305) 375-5019 | asp@miamidade.gov

Deadline:  Thursday, March 21, 2019, 11:59 PM

Maximum Request:  $10,000

FY 2019-2020 Dance Miami Choreographers' (DMC) Program Guidelines 


Funded by Miami-Dade County, Dance Miami Choreographers' (DMC) Program provides non-matching awards of $10,000 on a competitive basis to nurture the artistic development of Miami-Dade County-based professional choreographers for the creation of new work in all dance forms, including modern dance, ballet and folk. Local choreographers, who have an established body of work, are invited to submit work samples for review by a national panel for selection.

Please note that awards are taxable. If awarded, it is strongly recommended that the selected artist consult his/her own tax advisor or the Internal Revenue Service to determine his/her tax liability.


FY 2018-2019 Dance Miami Choreographers' Program Panel Members


DMC Program Timetable*

Grant Funding Period October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020
Applications Available February 4, 2019
Consultation Period with Department Staff February 4, 2019 - March 14, 2019
Deadline Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 11:59 PM
DMC Panel Meeting June 29, 2019
Cultural Affairs Council Approval  July 17, 2019, 12:00 PM
Board of County Commissioners Approval September 2019
Availability of Grant Funds No earlier than December 2019

*Dates/times subject to change.

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