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2025 National High School Dance Festival

Point Park University will host the National High School Dance Festival for the fifth time at their Downtown Pittsburgh campus February 26 to March 2, 2025. 

The Festival welcomes high school age dancers from around the United States and abroad to participate in auditions, concerts and over 200 master classes and workshops. The festival is open ONLY to students currently enrolled in grades 9-12 at their high school. No private studios are eligible. 

Initial registration is open! (due September 16, 2024)

2025 NHSDF Deadline, Forms and Fees

Forms and fees must be RECEIVED (not postmarked) by the posted deadline.


Payment by check: School or business checks (no personal checks accepted) should be made payable to Point Park University and mailed to: 


Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984
Attention: Point Park NHSDF Coordinator


Please reference NHSDF 2025 in the memo portion of your check.
If you require a receipt, please include a note with your check.

Hotel Reservations

Omni William Penn Hotel (book by January 27, 2025) 

530 William Penn Place

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Book online or call 1-800-THE-OMNI (reference National High School Dance Festival

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