Dance Showcase

Dance Showcase, presented by Terry & Sheldon Adelman, brings the area’s finest dance artists onto one stage. Featuring an array of dance styles, Dance Showcase presents the richly diverse dance community we are so fortunate to have in Northeast Ohio.


The generosity of our donors allows us to present this event free of admission and open to all. Tickets will be available to the public at a later date.


2024 Dance Showcase

Friday, September 6, 2024

KeyBank State Theatre

7:00 pm


Tickets will be available at in July

There are no events at this time.

Application Instructions

Northeast Ohio Dance Artists and Companies are encouraged to apply to participate in our 2024 Dance Showcase. Please review the below instructions before completing the application. All submissions will be reviewed by a panel of adjudicators comprised of representatives from Playhouse Square as well as guests from the dance community nationwide so as to provide an outside, unbiased opinion.

  • Submissions must be for professional or collegiate level dance companies or individual artists.  No youth dance groups will be accepted.
  • Submissions may not be longer than fifteen (15) minutes.
  • Please provide performance or rehearsal film of the actual piece you would like to be considered. Refrain from submitting marketing or promotion videos.
  • Please note that Dance Showcase is a family-friendly event, pieces should be appropriate for all ages to enjoy.  
  • The piece can be an entire work or an excerpt from a larger work.  If you are applying to perform an excerpt but are providing a video of the whole piece of work, please include the exact starting and finishing times of the video that you would like the selection panel to consider in the description of the piece.
  • Please complete the application form with information exactly as you would like to see it appear in print should you be selected for the 2024 Dance Showcase.

Applications accepted now through June 3, 2024. Apply through the link below.




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