FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Local artists premiered 33 original dance works Sunday at Fort Wayne Dance Collective’s 2023 Choreographer’s Lab performance.

According to a release, Fort Wayne Dance Collective hosted its annual performance at Elliot Studio. Four performances spanned the weekend and were open to the public. More than 30 artists participated in this year’s event.

The Choreographer’s Lab is a unique program to FWDC, per the release. Artists are “provided with tools to aid them” as they choreograph specific pieces. Fort Wayne Dance Collective provides artists with a rehearsal space, dancers, and professional lighting design to bring their creations to life.

What’s the goal for the Choreographer’s Lab? The Dance Collective wants artists to “hone in on their artistry and expression” while telling the stories they want to through movement.

To learn more about this program or FWDC, visit the collective’s website here.