Kent Summer Workshop 2017
with Limón Dance Company
July 24 to August 11, 2017
Kent State University, Ohio
Join the Limón Dance Company for a 3-week summer intensive located at Kent State University, Ohio.
Open to Intermediate and Advanced level dancers, the workshop offers training in the Humphrey/Limón movement tradition:
- Daily Limón Technique classes
- Limón Repertory and New Repertory
- Performance Technique workshops
- Registration options: Full-time 3-week or 2-week; Part-time 3-week mornings only
- Performance by Limón Dance Company members
- Optional individual mentoring
- Special events, lectures and film showings
- Final studio performance open to public
- On-site accommodation
Full time 3 weeks: July 24 – August 11, dance sessions Monday to Friday only. Registration Sunday July 23.
Full time 2 weeks: July 24 – August 4 only. No late starts. Registration Sunday July 23.
Part-time 3 weeks: July 24 – August 11, morning sessions only: 10am Technique class and 12pm Limón Repertory (Int or Adv level). Ideally attend registration day Sunday July 23. Not eligible to stay on campus.
9:00 – 10:00 Studio free to warm-up
10:00 -11:45 Limón Technique (Intermediate and Advanced)
12:00 – 1:30 Limón Repertory (Intermediate and Advanced)
2:30 – 4:00 Warm up / New Repertory
4:15 – 5:45 Limón Repertory
Part-time students: Morning session only (Technique and Repertory)
The workshop will conclude with an informal presentation of repertory on Friday, August 11, approximately 1:00-3:00.
Double Rooms with Private Bath
Check in: Sunday July 23, 12:00 PM
Check out: Friday August 4, 4:00 PM (2 weeks)
Check out: Friday August 11, 4:00 PM (3 weeks)
(Housing not available for part-time students)
REGISTER BEFORE APRIL 1st TO GET YOUR 10% TUITION DISCOUNT
*all workshop details subject to change
Register by midnight (EST) March 31st, 2017 (10% discount deadline):
Full-time 3 week $1,012.50
Full-time 2 weeks $715.50
Part-time tuition 3 weeks $495
Plus $30 registration fee
Register From April 1st, 2017:
Full-time 3 week $1,125
Full-time 2 weeks $795
Part-time tuition 3 weeks $550
Plus $30 registration fee
3 weeks $700
2 weeks $485
Part-time (not available)
Check in: Sunday July 23, 12pm
A $30 registration fee and $150 tuition deposit is due at time of registration. A $100 housing deposit is required once this option is selected. Deposits are deductible from the total fees due. Registration fee and deposits are non-refundable.
By Credit Card – MasterCard/Visa/Amex. Payment is made at the time of online application.
By Check (USA only) – Make checks payable to José Limón Dance Foundation and send to: José Limón Dance Foundation, 466 West 152nd Street, New York, NY 10031. Please include the Registration ID number given to you once you have completed the online application. You can also pay by eCheck through PayPal. In order to do so, you would need to set up a PayPal account through their website and select the PayPal payment option when asked on the online application.
*all details subject to change
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
All registrations are made online. Click here to complete the online application form.
No audition is required. Experience in the Limón technique is preferred but not necessary. Dancers should have an understanding and experience in modern/contemporary dance forms and be working at Intermediate or Advanced level. Dancers should be aged 18+ years. For under 18 years old, please contact the Limon team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information you can email: email@example.com (or call: 212 777-3353 ext.18)
Below are examples of classes and workshop sessions. Exact details to be confirmed at registration.
Limón Technique (10:00am – 11:45am) led by Company members to provide rigorous training and features the use of breath, weight, opposition, isolation, succession, musicality and expressive gesture.
- Intermediate Limón
- Advanced Limón
Limón Repertory (12:00pm – 1:30pm)
- Limón Repertory – 2 levels: Repertory classes will teach excerpts from large ensemble classic Limón works, with an emphasis on performance quality, style, and musicality.
Limón Repertory (2:30pm – 4:00pm)
- Limón Repertory – 2 levels: Repertory classes will teach excerpts from small ensemble classic Limón works, with an emphasis on performance quality, style, and musicality.
New Repertory (4:15pm – 5:45pm) classes are mandatory for all full-time workshop participants.
- New Repertory – New Rep offers a forum for the dancers to participate in the “here and now” process of the choreographer and participate in the creation of a new work.
*all details are subject to change without notice.
For campus information about KSU School of Theatre and Dance go to the web page www.kent.edu/theatredance.
The dance studios are located at 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242
The dormitory is located at 1475 Eastway Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242
Parking is available on KSU, Fullerton campus and parking permits can be purchased when registering for the workshop.
Akron-Canton Airport (airport code CAK, 30-40 minutes from campus) and Cleveland Airport (airport code: CLE, 55 minutes from campus).
Double room with private bath includes: linens, refrigerator & microwave, A/C, wifi, weekly housekeeping, laundry on site (must have debit/credit card).
Check in on July 23 from 12pm.
•3-weeks students check out Friday August 11;
•2-weeks students check out Friday August 4;
No extra nights available.
Meal plan is not available.
Limited kitchen facilities in common area of dormitory building. Organized grocery store visits off-campus. On campus food facilities are closed on weekends due to summer schedule.
There is a small scholarship fund available, which, if awarded, will reduce your tuition fee only. When registering, please select the Scholarship check box. You will also find details there about the process. Audition is by DVD or video link only. Please only make a partial tuition payment until you receive a decision.
Deadline for scholarship applications is March 30th. Successful applicants will be notified by April 10th.
For applicants offered a scholarship by a dance teacher, enter the discount code or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are unsure.
*all details subject to change without notice