Call for Choreography

2019/2020 Season Deadline: February 28, 2019

Bellingham Repertory Dance (BRD) is a dancer-driven repertory company based in Bellingham, WA. Established in 2005, BRD aims to provide the community with high-quality production and presentation of contemporary dance. Each year, auditions are held to select dancers. Our dancers are passionate about their art and come with a range of experience from around the country. Collectively, we select work from both emerging and established choreographers.

BRD's repertory now includes works by: Paige Barnes, Joshua Beamish, The Cody Rivers Show, Pablo Cornejo, Ryan Corriston, Kate Digby, Lindsey Drury, Lauren Edson, Giavanna Enriquez, Wyn Pottratz, Alan Good, Oscar Gutierrez, Mark Haim, Day Helesic, Pam Kuntz, Andy Noble, Wade Madsen, Whitney Owens, Melissa Rolnick, Mary Sheldon Scott, Eva Stone, Daniel Stark, Deborah Wolf, Kevin Jenkins, Michele Miller, Britta Joy Peterson, Marlo Martin, Zahra Banzi, Monica Campbell, Joy French, Ella Mahler, Andrea Dawn Shelley, Jessica Zoller, Eliza Larson, Rachael Lincoln, Gina Bolles & Kyle Sorensen, Darion Smith, Daniel Costa, Mari Meade, Shannon Mockli, and others.

Bellingham audiences are thirsty for quality works by innovative regional choreographers, as all five of our shows regularly sell out!

Submission Guidelines

  • Submission form must be sent by February 28, 2019 11:59pm PST.

  • Entries must either be uploaded online (Vimeo, YouTube, etc.) or mailed as a DVD to:

Bellingham Repertory Dance

PO Box 1223

Bellingham, WA 98227

  • Previously performed works: We are looking for pieces that can be set on our dancers with few changes from the original choreography. Currently we are an all-female company.

  • Choreographer must be available to come to Bellingham to set the piece on the dancers (many times pieces can be set over one weekend). Rehearsals for our fall show typically begin in June. Setting rehearsals take place June-August. Boarding for choreographers will be provided upon request.

  • Note: If your work is selected by the company, BRD maintains the ability to use submitted footage for promotional purposes (e.g. choreography reel, posts on social media, etc.) and your entry form serves as an agreement to those terms of redistribution.

  • Decisions for our fall 2019 show are currently being made. For guaranteed consideration for the 2019/2020 season, submissions should be postmarked by February 28th. However, submissions are accepted year round and will remain in our video library for future consideration. Payment will be discussed with the choreographer.

  • There is a $15 submission per choreographer.

    • All fees will help fund choreographer payments. If you would like to submit and are finding the fee prohibitive, please contact us at for further information.

  • Pieces must be under 15 minutes in length.

  • Firehouse Arts and Events Center Specifications:

    • No wings

    • Approximately 31 x 31 feet

    • 3 stage entrances

Choreography Submission

Only one $15 fee is required per choreographer, regardless of the number of submitted pieces.


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