The National Dance Project Supporting the Creation and Touring of New Dance Works
NDP Production Grants fund the creation and U.S. touring of new dance works. Grants are highly competitive and are awarded to 20 projects annually.
Production Grants are awarded to 20 dance projects annually through a competitive two-stage application process. Artists/choreographers and/or companies apply to receive a package of support that includes:
- $45,000 for the creation of a new work
- $10,000 in general operating support for the artist/company
- $11,500 for production residency and/or community engagement plans
- up to $35,000 to support a U.S.* tour** of the work
The organization provides a package of support that includes $45,000 towards the creation of a new work, $10,000 in general operating support, $11,500 for production residency and/or community engagement plans, and $35,000 to support a U.S. tour of the new work.
The upcoming preliminary application deadline is March 1, 2022