July 22, 2019–August 10, 2019
"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.
During 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.
We are pleased to announce our 2019 Summer Dance Intensive guest artists lineup:
Sidra Bell (center), Sidra Bell Dance New York
William Isaac (left), Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Armitage Gone!, Alonzo King Lines Ballet
Michael Trusnovec (right), Paul Taylor Dance Company
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 Applicants 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. Additional faculty for the 2019 program will be announced this spring.
Tuition, Fees, Housing, and Meals
|Application Fee:||$90 (non-refundable)|
|Housing and Meals:*||$2,075|
|Move-In Date:||July 21, 2019|
|Move-Out Date:||August 11, 2019|
How to Apply
Students interested in applying to this program should prepare the following materials:
- Letter of recommendation
- Full-length dance shot
- One-page (maximum) résumé
- Video audition: 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.
Instructions on how to submit your application are available in the online application portal. Create your account to begin your application now.
June 1, 2019