The 2021 open submission call is November 16 - 11:59 PM EST on January 1, 2021. The artists’ applications will be selected based on the following criteria from a panel of peers in the dance field: 1. The submitted piece and its relevance towards BIPOC. 2. Responses from the submission questions. Artists will be notified by 11:59 PM EST on January 8, 2021. Twelve artists will be chosen to present 5-8 minutes of a dance work on one of the three live stream concerts on March 11-13, 2021. If chosen, artists will sign a letter of agreement to confirm her/their participation in the dance festival by 11:59 PM EST on January 22, 2020. There are no fees to submit. No production fee if chosen. Participating artists will receive an honorarium and exposure through advertising/marketing.