“My heart is full, my mind is on fire from the fierce joy and creativity shared, my soul is delighted to have been a part of it all.

Can’t wait till next year!!!!!!!!”

Jen McDonald


We will be having a participant showcase on Friday evening for ATS® Homecoming: ATS Powers… Activate.

Application deadline: June 6, 2016

If you are interested in performing, make sure you meet the basic qualifications below and submit your application by June 6, 2016 to This is a juried show.  We will notify you about inclusion by July 10, 2016.

Please include in your application:

Guidelines for Submissions

  1. We will prioritize ATS® troupes that are registered.
  2. We will give preference to troupes (this is ATS® after all).
  3. We will accept ATS® classic, modern or movement dialect performances ONLY. Please do not submit fusion or cabaret performances.
  4. Your video sample must be representative of your proposed performance and include those who will be performing with you (e.g., if you plan to dance with a prop, please submit a video of you doing so).
  5. Performances may be up to 5 minutes.
  6. Sister Studio status of at least one member in the group will be given consideration (although not a guarantee of performance inclusion).
  7. As we approach the event, often times performances or performance groups change.  You must notify the event producer if there is any proposed change to your performance including different dancers, addition of or change in use of prop, or music change.  The event producer reserves the right to exclude performances that vary significantly from the juried application.
  8. If you miss any deadline related to the submission of necessary materials once selected to perform, you will be removed from the show.

You agree to:

  1. Meet all deadlines for submitting information and music.
  2. Participate in the Performer’s Facebook Group where you will receive up-to-date information regarding the show and your participation in it.
  3. Notify the event producer if there will be a change in the information provided when your performance was juried.  We need accurate information to produce a professional show.
  4. Participate in the meeting with the Stage Manager, Bethany Maxwell at ATS® Homecoming on Friday Jan 20 at 5pm (after the last workshop is over).
  5. By agreeing to dance at ATS® Homecoming, you and your troupe also agree that we can use your photo and video in our future promotional work including, but not limited to, ads, postcards, videos, etc.
  6. You and your troupe agree to sign a waiver of liability upon arrival at ATS® Homecoming holding harmless, Carolena Nericcio-Bohlman, Terri Allred, FatChanceBellyDance® and Third Eye Tribal, LLC.

Lone Wolves Performance

We invite any solo Sister Studios to join the Lone Wolves collective.

Guidelines for participation:

  1. You are a FCBD® Sister/Brother Studio.
  2. You are not performing with any other group, troupe or person at ATS® Homecoming.
  3. You agree to be courteous of other dancers who are participating by allowing everyone the opportunity to go into the featured dancer group.

Diana Miranda Gaeddert will be coordinating this performance group.  Please email her at by October 1, 2016 if you meet the above criteria and would like to participate in the performance.

For those dancers who want the opportunity to dance with other ATS® dancers from around the world, but do not fit those criteria, we will be having an open dance party on Thursday night during the reception and invite you to participate there!

Green Room Sponsored by Twisted Gypsy

We are delighted to announce that we will have a green room for performers this year!  The Green Room will be sponsored by Twisted Gypsy.  They will be providing mirrors, make up wipes and more comforts to help with your pre and post performance needs.   Remember that Diva Dreads is also available to help with any hair styling or fixing needs before your performance.  Contact Brandi at to schedule a pre-performance styling.

2016 Performances

Need some nostalgia? Want to relive the performances from 2016? Check out the various videos from ATS Homecoming: Phone Home from January 2015!