UNCSA Festival of Dance 2024

Festival of Dance 2024

The UNCSA Festival of NC Dance is an annual event that welcomes dance companies and schools from across the state of North Carolina to the UNCSA campus for three days filled with master classes, workshops, and performances. 

Dates & Fee

UNCSA Festival of Dance 2024 March 1-3, 2024

The fee for Festival 2024 is $200 per student. This registration fee includes: 

  • Student tote bag
  • Six-eight master classes with UNCSA dance faculty and guest artists
  • Waived audition fee for UNCSA Summer Dance 
  • Special seminars and workshops
  • Festival souvenir T-shirt
  • Opportunity to perform in the Festival gala (pieces chosen through video submission and adjudication)


Registration for 2024 is now open and will close when we reach maximum capacity. 

Register Here

Dancers must be 11 years of age or older to participate and must attend as part of a school or dance company. There are no refunds available after the registration fee has been paid. 

Directors will register their students online in one of three categories:

  • Advanced
  • Intermediate
  • Young dancer (ages 11 and 12 with at least two years of training)

Video Submissions

Companies are welcome to submit videos for consideration to be included in the Festival gala. The deadline to submit videos has passed. To learn more about the process, please refer to the rules and regulations. 

Directors Workshops

We are excited to announce the Director's workshops for Festival 2024. Registration also includes access to the Directors lounge. The lounge is located in the building next to the School of Dance and there will be light refreshments available in the lounge throughout the weekend.  

Directors Workshop Registration and Lounge Access for the Festival is $200

Learn More


For more information about the UNCSA Festival of Dance, please contact:

Robert Gosnell

Robert Gosnell, Festival Co-Director

Taryn Griggs
Taryn Griggs,
Festival Co-Director