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Ignite! Festival
October 20-22, 2023

Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts 

1301 Dallas Rd 

Chattanooga, TN 37405


PERFORMANCE TICKET LINKS HERE:

Chattanooga Dances Concert Friday, Oct. 20 @ 7:00 pm 

ADULT TICKETS: https://chattanoogacca.memberhub.com/store/items/935064
STUDENT TICKETS: https://chattanoogacca.memberhub.com/store/items/935072

 TYDF Student Choreography Showcase, Oct. 21 @ 1:00 pm : TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT FREE FOR PARTICIPANTS AND PARENTS 

TYDF Gala Concert Saturday, Oct. 21 @ 7:00 pm 

https://chattanoogacca.memberhub.com/store/items/918102

NEW THIS YEAR...

-New track for dancers in grades 5-7 (Offered SATURDAY ONLY)

-Dance Film Mini-Intensive with artists from The Pop-up Project (Students must register for BOTH sessions on Sunday to make a dance film)

-Social Dance Mixer! Sunday 12:00-1:15...Participants will receive 1 student ticket and 1 adult ticket to attend our Social Dance Mixer Celebration Party! A fun and intergenerational social dance mixer! It's a sock-hop...only better!


REGISTRATION LINKS & INFO HERE: 

IGNITE! Tennessee Youth Dance Festival 2023!

October 20-22, 2023


FESTIVAL LOCATION: All events will take place at Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts 

Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts(CCA)

1301 Dallas Road

Chattanooga, TN 37405


FESTIVAL PERFORMANCES & SPECIAL EVENTS

(1 ticket for each of the performances is included for each participant. For participants who are performing, one parent or friend may use your ticket. Parent should go to the will call/box office and give them the participant’s name)


Friday, Oct. 20 @ 7:00 pm Chattanooga Dances! Concert

Featuring Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts Dancers & Community Partners 

Saturday, Oct. 21 Schedule Pick Up at CCA (Between 8:00-8:40 am)

Saturday, Oct. 21 @ 1:00 pm Student Choreography Showcase

Saturday, Oct. 21 @ 7:00 pm TYDF Gala Concert

Sunday Oct. 22 @ 12:00-1:15 p.m. Intergenerational Social Dance Mixer (each participant receives 1 student ticket and 1 adult ticket to attend)


REGISTRATION FORMS AND PAYMENT LINKS 

 ORGANIZED BY GRADE LEVEL. 

*TEACHERS WHO ARE REGISTERING LARGE GROUPS: 

Please email us to get a link to a group registration form: tnyouthdancefest@gmail.com


Select your grade level and find the coordinating registration form and payment link below. 


FOR DANCERS IN GRADES 5-7

Grades 5-7 Registration Form: https://forms.gle/pbDJCm6xf5rGBxk29

Grades 5-7 PAYMENT LINK: https://chattanoogacca.memberhub.com/store/items/916960

*GRADES 5-7 REGISTRATION FEES: $75 



FOR DANCERS IN GRADES 8-12

Grades 8-12 Registration Form: https://forms.gle/v3Bm6TPaRdKNgwtY8

Grades 8-12 PAYMENT LINK: https://chattanoogacca.memberhub.com/store/items/916932

*Grades 8-12 REGISTRATION FEES: $150 


ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION LINKS:

Student Choreography Application Deadline Extended until Friday, September 29, 2023


Student Choreography Guidelines at this link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_DLu1K8N7CS0ZUA8jyZSbp9NlN-65XdV9bAtD7RBwfw/edit?usp=sharing


Student Choreography Applications at this link: https://forms.gle/w8ykhmbunb3t1FiC8


IGNITE! Gala Application Deadline Extended until Friday, September 29, 2023


IGNITE! Gala Concert Guidelines at this link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HOxP-xyVWWvceOkb9Nnhh0Uy04AhWlaj7zIAEJjsowM/edit?usp=sharing


IGNITE! Gala Applications at this link: https://forms.gle/a5k4nSx35guNtTLu9

A weekend of master classes and performances designed for dancers in grades 5-12!

 ALL EVENTS HELD AT CHATTANOOGA CENTER FOR CREATIVE ARTS

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Stay tuned for announcements with special guest artists!

Chattanooga Dances Concert!

Friday, Oct. 20, 2023

7:00 pm

Featuring Local Non-Profit

Community Dance Partners and Schools

Ignite! Student Choreography Showcase

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023

1:00 pm

Featuring Festival Participant

Student Choreographers 

Guidelines HERE


Applications Due by Sept 25

Ignite! Gala Concert

Saturday, Oct. 21, 2023

7:00 pm

Featuring  Festival Participant

Student Companies and Studios

Guidelines HERE 


Applications Due by Sept 25

Creating community...sharing space...celebrating young performers!

Festival Master Faculty

Jazz & Contemporary

Lauren Day

Ballet

Natalie Duke

Ballroom Styles

Lisa Locke

College Dance Programs

Ann Willet

Fletcher Pilates Fascial Flow

Christine Mashburn-Paul

Pointe Shoe Fitting Workshop

Modern & Musical Theatre Dance

College Dance Programs

Jade Treadwell

College Dance Programs

College Dance Programs 

African Dance

Monica Ellison

Modern

Coach Cherokee Ellison

Capoeira

Founded in 1998, Chattanooga High School Center for Creative Arts is a unique, dedicated fine arts magnet school promoting academic and artistic excellence for students in grades six through twelve. Part of the Hamilton County School System, CCA serves over 600 students in the fine arts concentration of their choice. The college preparatory academic emphasis of the school is propelled by a commitment to the arts as a vehicle to foster creativity, cultivate discipline, and build ensemble.

Accredited by the Tennessee Department of Education and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, CCA has also been recognized as a Kennedy Center National School of Distinction, as a Magnet Schools of America School of Distinction, and as a STAR School by the International Network of Performing and Visual Arts Schools.

1301 Dallas Rd.

Chattanooga, TN 37405

 We are grateful for our sponsors: 

Performing Arts League of Chattanooga

Artist INN Residence