Citywide Dance Connector Registration

Registration Timeline and Important Dates

April 26 at 5:00pm Registration Closes – there are no tickets at the door for this event

April 28 – Citywide Dance Connector Main Event


Types of Registration

(everything included in the registration price)

CITYWIDE DANCE CONNECTOR – April 28

  • 2:15 – 2:45 | DANCER checkin and warm up space available
  • 2:45 – 3:00 | WELCOME and event kickoff
  • 3:00 – 7:00 | Take up to 3 classes in various styles. Each class culminates in choreography presented audition-style to DIRECTORS and COLLABORATORS.
  • 7:00 – 7:45 | Attend mini-presentations to connect face-to-face with DIRECTORS and COLLABORATORS
  • 7:45 – 8:30 | Afterparty with all DANCERS, DIRECTORS, and COLLABORATORS – a Whole Bowl and N/A drinks included for all.

Gallery of DIRECTORS and COLLABORATORS in attendance

See in advance who will be there and what type of opportunities they offer throughout the year. You will have access to this Gallery until Citywide Dance Connector 2025!

CONNECTOR PREP

30 minute 1:1 Session – included with registration:

  • Review your resume and headshot
  • Share our tips and tools that help make networking effective and fun!
  • Give our staff a more thorough introduction to who you are and what type of opportunities you are seeking.
  • Answer any questions you have about the event or whatever else you need to feel prepared!

(everything included in the registration price)

CITYWIDE DANCE CONNECTOR – April 28

  • 2:45 – 3:00 | WELCOME and event kickoff
  • 3:00 – 7:00 | Watch DANCERS learn and present choreography in 6 different styles.
  • 7:00 – 7:45 | Offer a mini-presentation so DANCERS can learn more about you and your work.
  • 7:45 – 8:30 | Afterparty with all DANCERS, DIRECTORS, and COLLABORATORS – a Whole Bowl and N/A drinks included for all.

Gallery of DANCERS in attendance

See in advance who will be there and what type of opportunities (artistic, educational, admin) they are seeking throughout the year. You will have access to this Gallery until Citywide Dance Connector 2025!

CONNECTOR PREP

30 minute 1:1 Session:

  • Give our staff a more thorough introduction to who you are and what type of opportunities you offer throughout the year
  • Discuss materials you want to bring
  • Ask questions about the event
  • Get tips/tools to help you prepare to make networking purposeful and enjoyable!

(everything included in the registration price)

Everything listed under basic DIRECTOR and COLLABORATOR level registration PLUS

  • 1 image or video post to Instagram
  • 1 linked post to Facebook and LinkedIn
  • 2 stories on Instagram and Facebook
  • 2 spots in our newsletter
  • company name included in our teaser video
  • logo (linking to your website) on our Citywide Connector page

All materials should be evergreen or specific to opportunities you offer dancers throughout the year. All posts will be scheduled to go out between now and the end of May.

Great content:

  • What makes your org unique in Portland
  • General info about who you are and what you do
  • Your core values
  • How long you have been involved in the dance community
  • What work opportunities (artistic, educational, admin) you hire for throughout the year
  • What you love about Portland dance
  • If your work is dance adjacent (photography, lighting, health) why is dance your specialty?

Do not include:

  • time specific materials
  • upcoming shows
  • specific classes or workshops you are offering

We look forward to seeing you there!