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Summer Dance Program

Dance Ensemble

Drexel Summer Dance Program 2024


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About the program

This one-week commuter program is designed to allow students the opportunity to explore the intersections of technique, choreographic process, and dance as a healing art. Each day will consist of two technique classes, “Careers in Dance” guest lectures, a choreographic process workshop, and a culminating performance. Students enrolled in the Drexel Summer Dance Program will explore dance as a college student, learn about careers in dance, and be introduced to Drexel’s philosophy of Dance as a Healing Art.


Program Dates

July 15-19, 2024

Each day includes a 30 minute lunch break.

Schedule:
9:00-10:20AM - Technique Class
10:30-11:50 AM- Technique Class
12:00-12:30 PM - Lunch
12:30-1:30 PM - "Careers in Dance" guest lectures/Drexel Student Experience
1:45-4:30 PM Choreographic Process

This program will have culminating performance in the Mandell Theater on July 19th, 2024.

Registration

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We welcome mature high school students, 14‑18 years old.

Apply by submitting the following item:

  • A short video with you performing two genres of your preference. Videos no longer than 90 minutes.

Upon acceptance, we will mail an information package to you and your family with additional program information and more forms to complete. 

All items must be clearly labeled and emailed to:

vji24@drexel.edu

How soon will you hear from us? All applications will be reviewed as we receive them and applicants will be notified within 3 weeks from receipt. Admissions decisions are based upon academic preparation and a commitment to learn. We will limit the program to approximately 50 students. We will mail an acceptance letter and an information package to you and your family with additional program information, and of course, more forms to complete. Enrollment is limited and is available on a first‑come, first‑serve basis upon review and acceptance of the application.


Tuition

Tuition: $900

For more information on pricing, please contact Valerie Ifill, at vji24@drexel.edu

Acceptable forms of payment are Check or Money Order, or Credit Card (use with online application only).

All applications will be reviewed upon completion and applicants will be notified on a rolling basis.

Upon acceptance, we will mail an information package to you and your family with additional program information and more forms to complete.

A $300 deposit is required upon registration. Remaining balances must be paid by June 1, 2024.

You must fill out the registration form before submitting payment.

Pay the deposit

Pay the remaining balance

Faculty

Drexel faculty and professional dancers in the Philadelphia area will teach the summer dance participants. Additionally, Drexel Dance students will mentor workshop participants.

Contact

Valerie Ifill
Dance Faculty 
vji24@drexel.edu