Monday, May 4, 2020

Boston Dance Theater Summer Immersion Project


COVID-19 UPDATE: SUMMER IMMERSION PROJECT // Registration is now OPEN till June 15, and as always, there are NO APPLICATION FEES. To receive an Early Bird discount, apply by May 15 to receive $25 off your tuition! 

Boston Dance Theater is paying close attention to CDC Guidelines in relationship to our SIP 2020 programming and COVID-19. We will adhere to governmental advisories and guidelines. 

DATES: July 6-17, 2020

TIME: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


We will keep applications open on a rolling basis. If you are accepted and the program is in fact canceled, applicants will have two options:

1. Receive full refund of all fees associated with participation. 


2. Participate in SIP via Zoom from your own home with a reduced rate of $350 (down from $450) for 1 week or $600 (down from $800) for 2 weeks.

The health and safety of our community will determine the outcome of the program. For any information and questions email:



The Summer (SIP), Winter (WIP), and Creation (CIP) Immersion Projects are designed as a rigorous training experiences for motivated dancers, ages 16 and older, within a professional contemporary dance company environment. During SIP, WIP, and CIP you will study, rehearse, create, and perform with co-artistic director Jessie Jeanne Stinnett and members of the company. All students will take daily class taught by current company members.



Students and professionals ages 16 years and older who possess a strong technical background, a regular improvisation practice, and value somatic awareness. Applicants must also have an interest in expanding compositional expertise through advanced improvisational tasks, used to generate movement material. It is highly recommended that prospective participants research the choreographers whose works are part of the company's repertory before completing the letter of interest.




To express your interest in a??upcoming Immersion Projects please send a letter of interest to

Please state your:


Current place of training (school, university) or employment (company, collective)

Styles or training and length of study of each discipline

Motivation for applying to the Immersion Project

Imagined beneficial outcomes of attending the Immersion Project, should you be accepted into the program



Early Bird -- May 15, 2020 ($25 off tuition)

General -- June 15, 2020



Week 1: $450

Week 2: $450

Both weeks: $800  

(does not include meals or housing)

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