Esperanza Dance Project, (EDP), a Tucson-based non-profit organization committed to using dance to eradicate stigma, secrecy and shame associated with surviving childhood sexual violence is currenty seeking submissions for local artists to exhibit work for a one night only Emerging Choreographer’s Showcase.


About the event: EDP will host its annual Emerging Choreographer Showcase on Saturday, June 4th, 2022. This will include the premiere of 6 new works by emerging choreographers and “House of Hope,” EDP’s classic repertoire. A reception for local artists will immediately follow.


When: Saturday, June 4th, 2022. 

Time: 5-8pm

Where: Tucson Museum of Art  (140 N Main Ave). Sculpture Garden This will be an outdoor event. Masks are required.

Suggested Donation: 


Deadline for Submissions:

May 15th, 2022

Everything you ned to know: 


  • Artists are required to attend this event.

  • Artists are responsible for bringing their work ready to hang and collecting any unsold pieces at the end of the event. Because EDP does not have space for storage of artwork, no special arrangements will be made for drop off or pick up at a later date. 

  • Needed: easels or tables to help showcase the work. Tabletop or freestanding easels needed.

  • Artists are required to help spread the word leading up to the event. Artists must follow EDP on instagram (@esperanzadanceaz). Graphics will be provided but sharing on social media is a must! Any promo you want to do leading up to the event we 100% support and would love to collaborate! 


Please Note: 

  • This is an open call! All subject matter and media accepted! 

  • After the performance, a reception will be held for viewing the artwork and meeting the artists and dancers.

  • Make sure your piece is ready to hang, or you provide table top easels or any other ideal viewing props. This is an outdoor event and setting up the work will be unique. Want to help volunteer at the event? We got you

  • Artists are welcome to offer their work for sale during the event. Artists will be responsible for all monetary transactions surrounding art sales, please come prepared to accept venmo/paypal/cash etc. EDP will not be taking any percentage of sales or acting as the conduit for art related sales.