Get It Out There: Call for Proposals

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Do you have work that you want to get out there? Would you like to get feedback on it? What about meeting other artists in hopes of collaborating?

GET IT OUT THERE is a concert featuring new work created by Milwaukee performing artists from various disciplines. Selected artists will showcase their work on Saturday, July 30th , 2022 at Danceworks Studio Theatre. Danceworks provides production support including sound and minimal lighting design, complimentary photography and video to each artist that participates. This performance is presented through the Danceworks DanceLAB summer concert series.


Click here to Submit proposal


Interested artists are required to submit written proposals and biographical information to Danceworks on or before Monday, June 13th, 2022 using the below proposal form (linked above).


Accepted artists and their performing cast members will be eligible to take 2 Danceworks studio classes per week for free, with the exception of certain workshops, from the date of acceptance through July 30th, 2022. Limited studio space will also be available for rehearsals at no charge to artist up to 3 hours a week. ** If studio space is reserved outside of regularly scheduled hours, a staffing fee of $18/hour will be charged.


This performance features audience feedback for each presenting artist. Accepted artists presenting work for the first time in a DanceLAB concert are required to schedule a feedback session with the production manager, Christal Wagner. Accepted Artists that have participated in previous DanceLAB concerts may request mentoring from the production manager at any time during the creation/rehearsal process. All artists will be expected to submit a video link to show completed work, or work in-progress no later than Friday, July 22, 2022.


Questions? Please contact Danceworks Artistic Director, Christal Wagner via email.




  • F, May 20 – Call for Participation
  • M, June 13 – Proposals due via form
  • W, June 15 – Artists notified of acceptance
  • F, July 22 – Submission of work and program notes due
  • M, July 25 – Final music submission due
  • July 25 – 28 – Tech Rehearsal (each piece will need to attend 1, 25-minute tech)
  • F, July 29, 7:45pm -10:00pm – Mandatory Dress Rehearsal
  • Sa July 30, 5:00pm – Call for Performers SHOW A
  • Sa July 30, 6:00pm – PERFORMANCE SHOW A
  • Sa July 30, 7:00pm – Call for Performers SHOW B
  • Sa July 30, 8:00pm – PERFORMANCE SHOW B