Tennessee Dance Festival

Raising the Barre

September 21-23, 2018

The festival will take place September 21-23 at Middle Tennessee State University at the Murphy Center Complex and in the Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building. The Junior Festival for students aged 9-11 has returned and will take place Saturday afternoon in the Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building.

Festival registration and TAD's annual membership meeting will take place at the Fairfield Inn and Suites in Murfreesboro followed by an opening night panel panel discussion on September 21.

To register:

1. Become a member by visiting our membership page before purchasing tickets if you would like to receive member ticket discounts. Make sure to read your membplanet email to find out how to receive your member discount before registering.

2. Visit Eventbrite to register.

3. Once you have purchased your tickets, visit sched.com and choose your schedule. 

4. Submit all Medical/Liability and Minor Forms with guardian signatures no later than September 17th, or bring them with you to the festival.

Remember, all tickets are non refundable.

For discount hotel rates at the Holiday Inn on Chaffin Place, follow this link

Book your group rate for TN Dance Festival

Registration and ticket fees

All tickets are nonrefundable

Full Registration(includes tickets to each show and lunch, does NOT include scholarship audition)

Early Bird-Full Registration       $185   Early Bird Registration ends September 3     

Regular- Full Registration          $215

On Site Full Registration           $240

1 Day Registration(includes tickets to one show and lunch, does NOT include scholarship audition)

Early Bird-1 Day Registration     $110   Early Bird Registration ends September 3     

Regular-1 Day Registration         $140

On Site 1 Day Registration         $165

***Members receive a 15% Discount on Festival Tickets

*****All dancers who are performing in the CAK Student Choreography project, MUST be registered for one of the registrations above.

Full Festival Observer (includes tickets to each show and lunch, does not include scholarship audition)          

TAD Member: $100                          

TAD Non Member $150

Jr Festival Student: $75 (includes lunch tickets)

Jr. Festival Student VIP: $100 (includes tickets to Saturday evening concert, observation passes to full festival and lunch tickets for student)

Jr. Festival Observer: $30 (observe all three Jr. Festival Classes, full festival not included)

Additional Tickets

AspireDance Concert, Saturday evening $25

Festival Spotlight, Sunday afternoon $10

CAKSP, Saturday Afternoon $5

Application Fees:

CAKSP: $5 per entry

Summer Study Scholarship Audition: $25 per student

College Placement Audition: $25 per student

Spotlight Concert (moved to Sunday midday): $35 adjudication fee per entry

We are pleased to offer member teachers a benefit for bringing students to the Tennessee Dance Festival. Bring 10 students, and receive one free observers pass. Bring 20 students, and receive two free teacher registrations. Email info@tennesseedance.org for details. 

Group Registration Form

If you are purchasing multiple membership and registration items, you may use the Multi Purchase Form in addition to the Group Registration Form

Multi Purchase Order Form

Financial assistance is available based on need. Send inquiries to chell@tennesseedance.org


Preorder Festival Tanks!

Preorder the official 2018 Festival Racerback Tank when you register online. Did you forget to order when you registered or do you need to pay by check? Here's a link to our order form. Pop it in the mail no later than September 3rd to ensure the $15.50 discount price. Tanks available for purchase at the festival for $20.

Order Form Link