We are pleased to announce the audition calendar for the Emerging Choreographer Series 2018!!!

ECS LOGOThe Emerging Choreographer Series (ECS) is a FREE participatory mentoring program that provides new and aspiring choreographers the tools to create, develop and premiere a new work. Choreographers in the program receive a modest stipend, free rehearsal space, peer-support, artistic feedback from established choreographers, production and logistical consultations, as well as the opportunity to premiere their work in two evening performances at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center-CUNY in LIC. The program runs from Jan. 3 to Feb. 24 with final performances on Feb. 26 & 27, 2018. 

Calling all emerging choreographers for one-of-a-kind opportunity with Mare Nostrum Elements and LaGuardia Performing Arts Center-CUNY. 

Emerging or aspiring choreographers of all ages are welcome!!! All dance styles and fusions, including but not limited to Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Musical Theater, Tap, Latin/Ballroom, Hip Hop/Street Dance, African and Ethnic Dance will be equally considered.

The audition will follow the structure of MNE signature method The Wave Within and will be conducted in an interactive manner, no need to bring a pre-existing work or own dancers. Watch The Wave Within promo.



ATDF Audition Final



Thursday 9/28: 12-3pm

American Tap Dance Foundation ATDF (Tap Audition Only)

154 Christopher Street #2B
New York, NY 10014

Pre-registration required:




ECS 2018 Aud_Pic_Peridance


Sunday 10/1: 5:30-8:30pm 

Peridance Capezio Center (Peridance workshop fee apply)

126 East 13th Street, New York, NY 10003

visit for info and to register



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Watch the Emerging Choreographer Series Promo

Watch the Emerging Choreographer Series 2017 Trailer

Watch the ECS 2016 interview with Kevin Albert and Nicola Iervasi



Check out our other videos

The Wave Within! turns 10

Movement Theater training class demonstration at CUMBE Dance Center as part of New York Foundation for the Arts Bootstrap Festival

The Young Wave! promo

We would like  to thank Woodside on The Move and Queens Council on the At for their support and collaboration