Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions: 2023 WE BELONG HERE: AAPI FESTIVAL


12 St Marks Pl
New York, NY 10003


Jul 01, 2023


May 16, 2023

WE BELONG HERE: AAPI FESTIVAL is a fully presented opportunity for choreographers that identify with the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities, hosted by Arts On Site as part of their ARTS IN SITE performance series bringing underrepresented artists into view.

Presented by Arts on Site (
Co-curated by Jessica Chen (

  • There is no submission fee to apply.

Program A
August 18, 2023; Performances 6:30p + 8:30p
August 19, 2023; Performances 6:30p

Program B
August 19, 2023; Performances 8:30p
August 20, 2023; Performances 6:30p + 8:30p


If selected, artists will be curated into one of the programs. Choreographers will be required to present 10-12 minutes of original work. Choreographers will receive an artist stipend of $200 for their participation and rehearsal space during the production week (subject to availability).

Note: While we use AAPI, we recognize it is imperfect. We use AAPI to encompass all who identify as part of the Asian diaspora including AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander), API (Asian Pacific Islander), APIDA (Asian Pacific Islander Desi American), SWANA (Southwest Asian and North African), APA (Asian Pacific American), AANHPI (Asian American Native Hawaiin Pacific Islander), and more.

Application Instructions

Apply via the submission form.