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CQ Dance Journal (next publishing date: January 2020)

Contact Quarterly is the ideal place to find academic and independent dance programs and resources worldwide that focus on contemporary dance, improvisation, and somatic approaches. With a 44 year legacy, CQ is the longest living, independent, artist-made, not-for-profit, reader-supported magazine devoted to the dancer's voice. Our global readership includes individuals as well as libraries, festivals, retreat centers, ACDFs, and dance centers worldwide. We welcome you to our pages.

  • CQ Dance Journal will be published in January 2020. In addition to editorial content, the issue includes:
  • Display Ads in a variety of sizes and prices. Published in print-only.
  • Dance Map Directory text listings of academic and independent dance programs, organizations, artist residencies, retreat centers, and festivals; dance-related events, products, and services. Text listings are simultaneously published in print and posted online.

Next Ad Reservation Deadline: September 19, 2019
Submission Deadline: October 3, 2019
for space in CQ Winter/Spring Vol. 45.1, published in January 2020, covering programs and events from January through May 2020.

Please either call, fax, or email us as early as possible if you're interested in placing an ad:

Contact Quarterly, P.O. Box 603, Northampton MA 01061 USA
tel:     (413) 586-1181
fax:    (413) 586-9055

Important Note: We cannot guarantee space for ads that are not reserved by the reservation deadline or that do not reach us by the artwork submission deadline. If you miss either of these deadlines, we may not be able to print your ad. Though, if you miss the deadline, please inquire. Thanks!

Display Ads
Size Price Dimension (w x h in inches) Dimension (w x h in cm) Pay Online
Full Page $800 7 x 9 17.8 x 22.8 add to cart
2/3 p. $475 7 x 6 17.8 x 15.2 add to cart
1/2 p. vertical (only) $400 3.5 x 9   8.9 x 22.8 add to cart
1/3 p. horiz. or vert. $250 7 x 3 or 3.5 x 6 17.8 x 7.6 or 8.9 x 15.2 add to cart
1/6 p. $150 3.5 x 3   8.9 x   7.6 add to cart
1/12 p. $100 3.5 x 1.5   8.9 x   3.8 add to cart

Dimensions must match these parameters. If your ad has a white background, please add a 1 pt. black border around it.

  • What to send us:
    Please send your ad as an Adobe Acrobat Distiller-generated .pdf format email attachment. Generate the .pdf with the following specifications:
  • all fonts embedded
  • press ready
  • grayscale
Dance Map Directory Text Listings

CQ’s Dance Map Directory text listings is the place to find academic and independent programs and resources worldwide that offer concentrated study in dance, including contemporary dance, improvisation, and somatic approaches to training and performance, as well as retreat centers, residencies, people, festivals, products, and special events.


up to 60 words—$50 add to cart
61 - 80 words—$75 add to cart
81 - 100 words—$100 add to cart

Publishing Schedule: Dance Map Directory text listings appear in print and are simultaneously published online.
The 45.1 Dance Map Directory will be published in the January 2020 issue, and will appear online from January through May 2020.
Go to Deadlines.

What to send us:
We prefer that you send text listings as simple unformatted text within an email to . Please include:

  • Category required (choose ONE CATEGORY ONLY):
  • Academic Programs (Undergraduate & Graduate Degree Programs)
  • Independent: Certificate Programs
  • Independent: People, Places, & Programs
  • Publications & Products
  • Dance Map Directory Text Listing (complete as relevant):
  • Name (School, Program, Organization, Festival, Title, etc.):
  • Department:
  • City, State, Country:
  • Degrees/Certification offered:
  • Program Description (please adhere to word count limits here):
  • Phone:
  • Email:
  • Website:

Word Count? The word count you select applies to your Program Description only. The categories above and below that (e.g. Name, Dept., City, Certification, Phone, Email, Website) are not part of this count.

Before paying online, please reserve your ad space by phone/fax/email. Include an ad contact person with phone number and email address. Also include a billing contact person (email and/or phone, with a regular mailing address if a snail mail invoice is necessary).

Ad Renewals:
If you are renewing your old ad with no changes of any kind, we can use our archive; otherwise, you must submit a new ad. Please make sure to reserve your ad even if it is a renewal of your old ad; we cannot guarantee space for ads that miss the reserve deadline.

Special Offers

Purchase one Display Ad and receive a 10% discount on any additional display ads and/or text listings in this journal or the next. Ads must be purchased together for discounts to apply. Discounts cannot be applied retroactively for separate ad reservations.

All payments must be received by October 3rd in order for this offer to apply. Delayed payment will result in forfeiture of discounts.

Discounts will be deducted when the order is processed and may not appear during check-out if paying online.

Ad Exchanges:
CQ offers ad exchanges with related publications on a case by case basis. For inquiries or questions, please email .

CQ Contact Quarterly
P.O. Box 603
Northampton, MA 01061


ph: 413-586-1181
fax: 413-586-9055

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