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Jan 10-14, 2014
New York City

Booking Dance Festival NYC
(APAP Showcases)

Friday, January 10, 2014

The Allen Room

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s

Frederick P. Rose Hall

Time Warner Center, New York City

Applications Accepted for Guest Artists for APAP
Deadline: October 1, 2013


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Jodi Kaplan is available for READY TO BOOK one-on-one consultations with performing artists of all disciplines. The focus of the consultations is to create booking business plans, upgrade marketing materials to be “ready-to-tour,” identify theater recommendations and give introductions, finalize fee structures, as well as personalized career counseling to move to the next level.

•    Individual consultations available.
•    Strategic planning options include 3-month commitments.

Email: to set up an appointment.

Boutique Roster:
We are currently accepting applications for the Boutique Roster this year! Make sure to apply on/before May 21, 2014 to be considered!

The Boutique Roster consists of self-representing and enthusiastically ready-to-book dance companies from New York City and across the country. JK&A represents these highly accomplished dance artists at conferences and they then book directly with theater presenters. This is an opportunity to increase company exposure to potential presenters worldwide. Great news is that several Boutique Roster companies booked performances as a direct result of their affiliation with JK&A. And several JK&A artists were booked “on the spot” at the APAP conferences with artists getting tours to Korea, a month-long tour to Italy, and several new USA bookings with Jacob’s Pillow, the Joyce Theater and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (regular attendees at JK&A’s showcases), among others.

The Boutique Roster encourages and supports its artists to network with each other and theaters worldwide.

Click here to browse through our Boutique Roster of fantastic dance companies ready to tour.

Artist Acceptance:
Each spring, our agency reviews its roster artists and opens up applications for participation on its Boutique Roster. This year, we are enthusiastic about the overwhelming number of qualified applicants seeking representation by JK&A for the upcoming season. However, we limit the roster to ensure personalized attention throughout the year. So it is recommended to submit materials early.

Next Deadline: Applications for the 2014-2015 Boutique Roster will be accepted through May 21, 2014.

Click here for more details.
Click here to download an application.


JK&A represents its Main and Boutique Rosters at select regional, national, and international conferences. Make sure to stop by our booths to introduce your theater or company to our agency.

Over 25 amazing dance companies are represented so there is sure to be a match for every theater!

We invite presenters to stop by our booths to speak about any of our touring artists. If you would like to make an appointment, please call our offices at (212) 352-0400 or email us at and we will be glad to set aside time at the corresponding conference. Phone appointments throughout the year also welcome.

APAP 2014 Showcases:
JK&A’s 2014 dance showcases will be held on Friday, January 10 in NYC at Jazz at Lincoln Center featuring Main Roster, Boutique Roster and selected Guest Artists. This once in a lifetime experience is not to be missed!

This past year’s APAP 2013 was a huge success with JK&A. The agency produced its APAP showcases as Booking Dance Festival NYC! It featured 27 dynamic USA dance companies performing 36 showcases in a 6-hour dance extravaganza. It was magical to see such amazing dance in The Allen Room with 4,500 square feet of glass windows overlooking Central Park. The response was overwhelming, presenter attendance was an all-time record, and participating artists garnered significant interest from industry professionals.

Photos coming soon on the conference page!

Dance companies interested in participating in APAP 2014 as a Guest Artist at JK&A’s APAP showcases, please contact by October 1, 2013 for consideration. The showcases will be part of Booking Dance Festival NYC.

Festival News

JK&A produces international summer dance festivals in Edinburgh, Scotland as a vehicle to showcase dance companies worldwide with the intention of securing participants touring opportunities. Congratulations to the participating companies in the past five star Booking Dance Festivals! 2013 marks the 5th Annual Booking Dance Festival Edinburgh and our 6th Booking Dance Festival - including our initial festival in Beijing during the Olympics! Last summer’s Booking Dance Festival Edinburgh 2012 was part of the Cultural Olympiad and celebrated in style with five star reviews!

JK&A successfully features USA dance at The Fringe for “our one week only” dance festival-within-a-festival and attracts significant numbers of promoters, presenters and press, including a feature on the BBC World News. Plus a Five Star Reviews every year!

The best of the best from the US!

Click here to read more about this year’s festival.

JK&A produces a dance “festival within a festival” at the Edinburgh Fringe annually. The agency will also be producing a dance showcase in Africa in 2014.

Deadline to apply for Edinburgh 2014: November 1, 2013

Deadline to apply for Africa: November 1, 2013

Email for more information.

Roster News

JK&A is pleased to represent its 2013-2014 Main and Boutique Rosters of 25 dynamic dance companies.

Click here for access to our amazing Main Roster companies.

Click here for access to our amazing Boutique Roster companies.


Professional Artist Workshops – Fall 2013
Jodi will be teaching extended week-long and weekend workshops on the business side of the arts world.

For more details please email or check back with us in the summer!

Jodi is available to teach/consult throughout the USA/Internationally on an ongoing basis. She recently taught seminars on booking in India and Australia.


Jodi Kaplan is currently working on her newest dance film The 18th Parallel in collaboration with internationally renowned photographer Lois Greenfield. For more information please visit


Internships: JK&A has 3-6 month internships available. Minimum commitment is 15-20 hours per week. Internships in booking available for fall (including the APAP conference), spring, and for summer. Additionally, one ongoing internship in dance film available.

Summer Internship – please apply by May 1, 2013
Fall Internship – please apply by August 1, 2013

APAP Internship – please apply by October 1, 2013*
Spring Internship – please apply by December 1, 2013

Email resumes/cover letters to

*Four APAP Affiliates are needed for December 2013-January 2014 - conference affiliates help in all aspects of the APAP conference. Weekly workload is 10 hours per week with the week of APAP – January 5-12, 2014 at 40 hours.

Currently Hiring
Booking Associate: Currently hiring a Booking Associate. This position requires a strong independent worker who is committed to a career in dance/arts administration. Responsibilities include booking tours domestically and internationally, contract negotiation, conference representation, consultation/Ready-To-Book workshop promotion, and office support. Strong interpersonal, organizational and computer skills (mac) a must. Opportunity for tremendous growth and long-term career. Ideal candidate has a love of dance, devotion to detail, and strong work ethic. Salary commensurate with experience. Hiring 20 hours per week to start with option for full-time. 

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Upcoming Festival:


A dance "festival within a festival" at the Edinburgh Fringe

2013 Festival Information:

Back for our 5th Year in 2013!
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Congrats Artists!
Booking Dance Festival at Bryant Park 

Friday, June 28, 2013 at Bryant Park
Featured a preview of our Booking Dance Festival Edinburgh line-up in the heart of NYC.


  Upcoming Workshops:


Ready-To-Book Artist Workshops

Fall 2013

Jodi will be teaching extended weekend and week-long workshops to introduce emerging artists to the business side of the arts world and help professional artists get to the next level. 

For more details please email or check back with us this coming fall!

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*READY TO BOOK consultations
*available for consultations in NYC, nationally, internationally, or via telephone.

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