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 a special keynote speaker on September 21.

Become a member by visiting our membership page before purchasing tickets to receive member ticket discounts.

Registration opens July 23rd at Eventbrite

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

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        

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            

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 Spotlight Concert, or 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

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. 

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

Saturday evening concert $25

Festival Spotlight $10


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

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