“[Springboard creates] incredible artistic relationships that have informed and evolved my work as a choreographer and director."
Sidra Bell, previous Emerging Choreographer; Artistic Director, Sidra Bell Dance New York

Emerging Choreographers

Thank you for your interest in Springboard’s Emerging Choreographer project.
Springboard Danse Montréal 2017 will take place June 11 – 30, 2017. The final showing will be on June 30 at 6:30pm at Usine C.


      • 12+ elite dancers in your cast
      • 27 hours of rehearsal time with your cast
      • Opportunity to create either:
        • 6-minute Proscenium work, or
        • 20-minute Installation work
      • 10 Principal companies from Canada, USA, Europe, Northern Europe & Israel alongside whom you will present at Usine C
      • Platform to present previously created work at Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme, Place des arts
      • 5 days of 3-hour workshops with the Principal Companies during Week One
      • Opportunity to observe Principal companies during Weeks Two & Three rehearsals
      • 15 morning classes with 5 teachers (ballet, contemporary, Gaga and Flying-Low)
      • Mentorship option available with Steven Cook
      • 450+ invited guests at the final showing, including Presenters, Agents, Managers & Artistic Directors representing companies from Canada, the United States & Europe

Emerging Choreographer Interviews | Capsule 1: Kyle Abraham


Emerging Choreographer Interviews | Capsule 2: Sidra Bell