“[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

Meet the EmergingHow to apply_Dec 31

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.

Thank you for your interest in Springboard’s Emerging Choreographer project. Applications for the 2017 edition are now closed. Please return next fall for information on applying for the 2018 edition.

If you submitted your application, you can expect to hear back from us by January 15, 2017.

Please direct any questions you may have to emerging@springboarddansemontreal.com.


      • 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 or Flying Low)
      • 450+ invited guests at the final showing, including Presenters, Agents, Managers & Artistic Directors representing companies from Canada, the United States & Europe