Professional Studies Program
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The Limón Institute has three different intensive study programs:
1. Professional Studies Program
2. Intensive Studies Programs
3. Dance Training & Arts Management Program
1. Professional Studies Program (PSP)
The nine- month program runs from September - December, and January – May. It includes:
- An introductory workshop presenting the underlying principles of Limón technique
- Five Limón technique classes per week
- Six to eight weeks of Intensive daily repertory workshops
- Workshops and Lectures on a range of historical, theoretical, and supplementary subjects
- Individual coaching sessions with current and former company members
- Performance opportunities include studio showings and formal performances in theater venues
PSP 2013-2014: September 16 – December 22, 2012 and January 6 – May 18, 2014.
2. Intensive Studies Programs - Fall and Spring (FSP and SSP)
The FSP and SSP are each a twelve-week intensive studies program September – December, and February - May. The programs are designed for college dance majors who want the experience of a semester in New York City, and for international students looking for a short-term program. Each program starts with a workshop that introduces principles of Limón technique, and consists of daily technique classes, repertory workshops, special theory and practice sessions, a performance opportunity and attend open Company rehearsals. Applicants should be at the Advanced or Intermediate-Advanced level and have completed the equivalent of two years of college dance training.
Fall Program 2013: September 16 – Dec 8
Spring Program 2014: February 24 – May 18
3. Dance Training and Arts Management Studies Program
The Dance Training & Arts Management Internship Program accepts qualified students to participate in rotating areas such as development, administration, production, archives, budget and finance, under the mentorship of the Limón’s professional staff. In addition to 16 hours a week of the internship, interns have the option to participate in technique and repertory classes in the Limon School. Applicants should be college graduates with previous office experience and a specific interest in dance management. Tuition for this highly competitive program is fully subsidized. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Faculty: Sue Bernhard, Becky Brown, Geraldine Cardiel, Alan Danielson (School Director), Roxane D’Orléans Juste, Betty Jones, Ryoko Kudo, Carla Maxwell, Jim May, Risa Steinberg, Ann Vachon, Nina Watt and artists of the Limón Dance Company.
The Institute presents two Professional Studies Program Showings per year. Students have the opportunity to perform in both Limón repertory works and original works by Institute faculty members. Additional performance opportunities are frequently scheduled during the spring.
PSP - 9 months - $5,100
ISP - 12 weeks (Fall & Spring) - $2,750
PSP/VISA – 9 months - $8,250*
*The Full Professional Studies Program plus 20 additional technique classes per month.
(Prices do not include application fees)
Complete an application form (click here) and submit it by mail, email or fax, to the address indicated on the form. Include dance résumé, a statement of your interest in the program, the $50.00 application fee, and a letter of recommendation from a dance professional. After we receive your application we will either contact you or schedule a New York audition, or send a DVD so you can audition by video, if distance is a problem.
NOTE: International students who need a student visa must attend the Limón-Peridance Visa Student program. This is done in conjunction with the Professional Studies Program. International students attending the Fall or Spring Intensive Studies Program should contact us for visa information.
Domestic Students can also purchase class packages (only in conjunction with Limón programs) similar to the Peridance visa program above. See Visa prices below.
A limited number of work-scholarships are available for PSP students, which reduce only the Limón portion of the tuition by one quarter, in exchange for weekly office work. If interested, request an application form.
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The Limón programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Dance.