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Sat, Jan 06


Kansas City

Young Choreographer's Workshop

Classes and Choreography workshops where dancers will create a solo (modern or contemporary). Those solos will be submitted for adjudication and chosen solos will perform at Modern Night 2024

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Young Choreographer's Workshop
Young Choreographer's Workshop

Time & Location

Jan 06, 2024, 9:00 AM – Jan 07, 2024, 4:30 PM

Kansas City, 8253 Wornall Rd, Kansas City, MO 64114, USA

About The Event

We invite emerging choreographers to join us in City in Motion’s first ever Young Choreographer Showcase. Those who wish to be a part of YCS will attend a weekend workshop, learning and honing choreographic skills. They will then be able to submit a piece of their own choreography to be adjudicated, and up to three pieces will be chosen to premier as an opening to Modern Night 2024.

General Information:

  • YCS 2024 is open to emerging artists aged 13-17. Participants age is determined as of January 2024.
  • YCS will accept submissions of solo choreography, choreographed and performed by the same individual
  • In order to submit a piece for adjudication, you must join us in the YCS workshop.
  • Choreographers may use any music they choose, however it must be family friendly and only contain appropriate lyrics (or be instrumental).


  • Young Choreographer Workshop: January 6th - 7th (second day optional)
  • Submissions Open: January 7th
  • Submissions Close: January 19th
  • Selected Choreographers Notified: January 26
  • Modern Night: February 3rd 7:30 pm


  • Workshop Fee: $ 125
  • Submission Fee: $ 0
  • Scholarships will be available. If you are in need of a scholarship to cover the cost of the workshop and/or the submission fee please contact

Workshop Information:

  • Workshop is on January 6th from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • The day will include a contemporary class, 3 choreography workshops, and a Q&A.
  • January 7th is an optional date where students can show any choreography they may have done for their solos and gain feedback. There will be an extra fee of $25 for participation on this day.

Submission Info:

  • Those interested in submitting for the Young Choreographer Showcase must fill out the submission form below by January 19
  • You will gain access to the submission form following the workshop on the weekend of January 6th.
  • You may only submit one piece
  • Submissions must include:
    • Title of the piece
    • Description of the piece
    • Link to a video of the piece
    • Music title and artist of the song
    • Parental Waiver

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