Boston Dance Theater Summer Immersion Project

Friday, July 17, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


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.

Who Should Apply

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.


Here is a video from last year’s Summer Immersion Project:


DATES: July 13-17, 2020⁠

TIME: 10 AM – 2 PM⁠

LOCATION: Online via Zoom

RATES: $350 all inclusive

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020


How to Apply


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

Please state your:

  • Age
  • 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

ROUND 2 (by invitation only)

Applicants will receive an invitation to provide the following supplemental materials for consideration:

  • Letter of recommendation
  • Headshot
  • Full-length dance shot
  • One-page (maximum) resumé
  • Video audition (YouTube or Vimeo links only): 60-90 sec solo

Sample Schedule

10:00-11:30 — Morning contemporary technique class

11:30-11:45 — Short Break

11:45-1:45 — Repertory + Workshop

1:45-2:00 — Wrap up

For any information and questions email:⁠

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