NYSCA's Dance Program celebrates New York as a global dance capital by supporting the professional dance field in all its diversity. NYSCA encourages the creation of new works and efforts to build audiences across the state. Organizations eligible to apply include: ballet, traditional modern and avant-garde, ethnic, jazz, and historical dance companies; dance service organizations; consortia serving management needs; and collectives of individual choreographers.
For dance commissions, please see the guidelines for Individual Artists. Organizations requesting support for mime/movement theatre performances should refer to the Theatre Program guidelines.