August 3, 2020–August 22, 2020
"The faculty is world class and the program explores a wide but deep range of dance." —Samuel (former SDI participant and current B.F.A. in contemporary dance student)
Are you ready to take your dancing to the next level? Study with our world-renowned faculty and guest artists in an immersive summer program that will transform your technique, ignite your artistry, and inspire your spirit.
At Boston Conservatory's three-week Summer Dance Intensive (SDI), you will study with Conservatory faculty and acclaimed guest artists in a program that offers the trademark Boston Conservatory combination of rigorous classical training and a cutting-edge approach to contemporary dance. 2019 guests included Sidra Bell (Sidra Bell Dance New York), William Isaac (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Armitage Gone!, Alonzo King Lines Ballet), and Michael Trusnovec (Paul Taylor Dance Company). Our 2020 guest lineup will be announced soon.
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Who Should Apply
This program is designed for students and pre-professionals between the ages of 15 and 22 who possess a strong technical background in dance. Participants must also have an interest in expanding into contemporary ballet, modern dance, and improvisation.
Faculty and Guest Instructors
Summer Dance Intensive is led by renowned Limón reconstructor and Boston Conservatory faculty member Kurt Douglas. Previous guest instructors for the program have included Sidra Bell (Sidra Bell Dance New York), William Isaac (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Armitage Gone!, Alanzo King Lines Ballet), and Michael Trusnovec (Paul Taylor Dance Company). Our 2020 guest lineup will be announced soon.
2019 Tuition, Fees, Housing, and Meals
2020 Tuition, Fees, Housing, and Meals information coming soon
|2019 Registration Fee:||$90 (non-refundable)|
|2019 Housing and Meals:*||$2,075|
How to Apply
Students interested in applying to this program should prepare the following materials:
- Audition Video: Your video audition should be a 60– to 90-second solo piece that highlights range and dynamics. It must also include an application introduction (your name, age, where you are from, and why you would like to attend SDI). Applicants should be sure that their recordings are appropriately lit and are in focus. Applicants are encouraged to introduce themselves to the faculty. Individual files can be as large as 5GB.
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