ABDC Video of the Month


October 15, 2017: Teacher Applications due

Dec 15: 2017:  Ticket Sales open

Dec 15: 2017:  Performer Applications open

Dec 15: 2017: Volunteer Applications open

Mar 1, 2018: Gala Performer Applications due

April 1, 2018: Travel Grant due.

May 15, 2018: Program ads due.

May 15, 2018: Volunteer Applications due.

June 1, 2018 or until spaces are sold out: Vendor Application.

June 1, 2018 or until spaces are filled: ABDC Showcase Application.

June 1, 2018: On-line stage form and music due.

June 20, 2018: On-line registration for workshops ends. Tickets available at the ABDC Front desk for open workshops and galas during convention hours.


Caravan Bohmeme by Joe Spitler

The Austin Belly Dance Convention has FOUR performance opportunities!

The ABDC will start accepting applications December 15, 2017.

"Keep Austin Shimmying" and "Austin Raqs" Gala concerts are professional level shows with the ABDC's featured instructors and guests. Participants are chosen from the Performance Applications

The ABDC’s Showcase is an all-levels show, where you can see professional to student talent. In fact, it is a great opportunity for those newer to performing. Invite your friends and family to attend for FREE during The ABDC’s Showcase hours. afternoons! The ABDC’s Showcase performance spots are on a first come, first serve basis to dancers.

Gabriela by Joe Spitler

Performers (including all dance company members) need to be registered for 4 or more hours of the ABDC workshops 2017.

Interested performers should read the Performer Policies and submit a Performer Application by March 1, 2017 for Gala perfomers and June 1, 2018 or until spaces are filled for the ABDC Showcase perfomers.

The ABDC’s Stage Manager, will contact you with further details. If you are offered a performance spot at the ABDC, we will do our best to meet your preference. Please keep in mind this is not always possible, but we will try!