Commercial Dance Intensive

Commercial Dance Intensive

July 12–July 30, 2021

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Commercial Dance Intensive is a cutting-edge, three-week summer program for dancers interested in exploring the world of commercial dance. Focused on dance for video, film, and live music concerts, students will explore various dance forms necessary to succeed in the industry, including jazz-funk, hip-hop, breaking/popping, urban dance styles, and lyrical-jazz. Participants will also develop important portfolio-building skills, such as résumé creation.

Taught by Boston Conservatory’s renowned faculty and acclaimed guest artists who have performed with some of the biggest names in the industry, Commercial Dance Intensive gives students who are considering a career in dance the opportunity to sample trademark elements of Boston Conservatory’s top-ranking dance B.F.A. program: versatile skill building and focused studies that pave a path for successful careers.

Each week, students will have the opportunity to interact personally with guest artists and receive valuable guidance from these industry leaders on audition techniques, networking, and dos and don'ts.

2020 guest instructors included Sarah Grooms (Radio City Rockettes, NASM certified personal trainer), Herman Payne (coartistic director and director of the Dance Department at Broadway Theatre Project), and Jamal Story (Schehimezade Productions, cochair of the SAG-AFTRA National Dance Committee).

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Questions? Contact the Berklee Summer Programs Office by email at or by phone at 617-747-2245. View additional contact information.

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