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WKU Summer Dance Intensive

summer dance intensive

  JUNE 17-23, 2018

Feature Guest Artist: Jon Lehrer Artistic Director of Lehrer Dance

Summer 2018 will include additional guest artists and new courses and topics!

The WKU Summer Dance Intensive is designed for intermediate to advanced dancers (grades 9-12) as a unique opportunity to explore college level dance and the WKU experience. Following the mission of the WKU Dance Program, students will be challenged as "thinking artists," with a variety of classes to enhance their technical and artistic skills. Program of study will include daily ballet, jazz, and modern dance technique classes along with coursework including pointe, tap, dance improvisation, dance history, and world dance forms. Daily discussions and events will highlight special interest topics designed to help prepare and inspire the pre-professional dancer. The week long intensive will culminate in a performance featuring university faculty and guest artist choreography.

Dancers have the option to participate in the full intensive, residing in the dorms and gaining a complete college experience. Or, dancers may choose to participate as commuters. Selected WKU dance majors will serve as RA's and accompany dancers throughout the intensive.

The application / registration process will begin in January 2018. Dancers finishing their senior year in high school or wishing to transfer may use this intensive as their placement audition into the dance program.

Jon Lehrer at Summer Dance Intensive

SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE DETAILS

Sample Schedule

Faculty Bios - available soon

Frequently Asked Questions

Participant Release Forms - available soon

 

DESCRIPTION OF FEES

Students may choose to register for the full intensive or as a commuter.

Full intensive fee - $700 early registration / $775 after April 15th. Fee includes,

  • Daily classes and pre-scheduled activities
  • Meals and lodging on campus

Commuter fee - $500 early registration / $575 after April 15th. Fee includes,

  • Daily classes and pre-scheduled activities
  • Lunch on campus

Special teacher fee - $150. Fee includes,

  • Daily classes

***Applications for early registration (full intensive or commuter) must be received by April 15, 2018 and payment submitted by May 1, 2018.

***Applications for registration (full intensive or commuter) must be received by May 15, 2018 and payment submitted by June 1, 2018.

***Studio teachers interested in the special teacher rate should contact Amanda Clark at amanda.clark@wku.edu directly for registration information.

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For more information about the intensive or registration process, contact Dance Program Coordinator Amanda Clark at 270-745-2956 / amanda.clark@wku.edu or Assistant Professor Meghen McKinley at      270-883-9589 / meghen.mckinley@wku.edu. For questions regarding payment, contact Ellen Glatman in the WKU Fine Arts Box Office at 270-745-3121 / ellen.glatman@wku.edu.

 

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN JANUARY 2018!

 

Refund Policy: Participants may receive a full refund through May 15th, a 50% refund after May 15th through June 1st. No refunds after June 1st.

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