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Taking Steps to Fly 2017 & Pat Richards Award Applications






Information brochure, applications and waivers can be downloaded from the links below. Application deadline is Thursday, January 12, 2017. The Taking Steps to Fly showcase will be presented on Sunday March 26, 2017 at the McInnes Room, Dalhousie Student Union Building. in Halifax.            

Taking Steps to Fly Brochure 2017 (PDF) - More information about the Taking Steps to Fly program


Taking Steps to Fly Individual Application Form - Use this form if the work has only one choreographer. Choose one of the formats below:


Taking Steps to Fly Collective Creation Application Form - Use this form if the work has been created by more than one choreographer. Choose one of the formats below:



Choreographer's Waiver 2017 (PDF)- All choreographers need to print and sign this waiver.

Dancers Waiver 2017 (PDF) - All dancers performing in the work must sign this waiver.

Pat Richards Award Application 2017- Those who are applying for the Pat Richards Award must complete this form in addition to the Taking Steps to Fly application. Please download and print this application. The completed form must be sent by postal mail.

If you have any problems with the application forms, please email your questions to




Taking Steps to Fly is a showcase for young choreographers, organized and presented by Dance Nova Scotia and Kinetic Studio. Dance students are encouraged to create a work in any dance form. The work can be choreographed by one person or by a collective, and can be a solo or group performance.