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Choreography Festival

Palm Desert Choreography Festival

Choreographer/Dancer Toni Basil to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

McCallum Theatre Education will present exciting original choreography by choreographers from across the nation at the Annual Palm Desert Choreography Festival, returning after a two-year absence and celebrating its 25th anniversary.

This one of a kind festival, scheduled for Saturday, November 12th at 7pm and Sunday, November 13th at 4pm continues to promote dance as an art form by creating a venue for emerging and established choreographers and developing new dance audiences. The Festival features a choreography competition in two divisions, educational opportunities including workshops and residencies, and honors those who have made outstanding contributions to dance through a Lifetime Achievement Award. The City of Palm Desert is the Presenting Sponsor for the Palm Desert Choreography Festival.

This year’s Finalists, selected by a distinguished Festival screening panel from 100 submissions, come from all over the country and will perform before an audience and a panel of judges.

Tickets for the Division I performance of Palm Desert Choreography Festival on Saturday, November 12th, 7:00 p.m. are $25/35/50.

Tickets for the Division II performance on Sunday, November 13th, 4:00 p.m. are $20/30/40.

Tickets are available now at the McCallum Theatre Box Office by calling 760-340-2787, online at or by walk-up.

Sponsorships ranging from $250 to $10,000 are available and help make it possible to bring the Festival to our community. All sponsors receive tickets to the Festival, along with recognition and invitations to Festival events, based on giving level. For more information about sponsorship, contact Tom Head, Associate VP of Development at 760-776-6164 or

The McCallum Theatre Box Office is located at 73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260.


Nov 12 - 13 2022


8:00 am - 6:00 pm


$20.00 - $50.00

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