Dance Source Houston is seeking submissions for Barnstorm Dance Fest 2024. Films selected will be screened twice during the week-long festival, taking place May 28-June 1 at Midtown Arts & Theatre Center Houston. The festival, launched in 2015, features 3 unique programs, workshops and classes, artist talks, and more. In keeping with the mission of the live performance programming of the festival, the dance on film program will be curated with a focus on highlighting choreographers working in any dance form from Greater Houston, across Texas, and beyond.

- Films should be 3-9 minute in length.
- Works in progress will not be considered.
- Artists whose works, either film or live performance, were included in the past 2 consecutive festivals (2022 & 2023) are ineligible for 2024 consideration. We encourage you to apply next year for the 2025 festival.
- Submissions from choreographers and filmmakers working in all dance forms are encouraged.
- A $15 application fee is required for each submission.
- Choreographers are encouraged to attend the screenings if possible, but the ability to attend does not affect eligibility or consideration.
- Choreographers whose works are selected for inclusion will receive a $100 stipend.

Overall Rating
  • Mark Freeman

    The festival truly appreciates and respects filmmakers.
    Excellent and timely communication, reasonable entry fees, and a cash honorarium for accepted films makes B/ARN STORM DANCE FEST a stand out festival.

    June 2023