1 July 2024 - 19 July 2024 Daily

SunDance 2024

With world-class instruction from leading dance artists from across the globe, SunDance offers an annual summer intensive dance experience geared towards the cultivation of technique, artistry, creativity, and performance skills. 

All participants train in RAD Ballet, Limón Modern, Improvisation, Repertoire, and dance-specific Conditioning. Intermediate and Elementary Programs additionally include Character and Jazz, while Advanced participants engage in Contemporary Techniques and Pointe (optional). All dancers participate in interactive workshops covering topics such as injury prevention, nutrition, and mental health. Weekly “Surprise Wednesdays” include special guest workshops in a variety of dance styles. Culminating the three weeks, all dancers participate in a Showcase for friends and family.

Program A – Advanced

Ages 14-19
Minimum 3 years modern and/or RAD Gr. 8 / Intermediate or equivalent.

Program B – Intermediate

Ages 11-13
Minimum 2 years modern and/or RAD Gr. 7 / Intermediate Foundation or equivalent.

Program C – Elementary

Ages 18-10
Minimum 1 year modern and/or RAD Gr. 2 or equivalent.

Program C Intro: One-Week Introductory Program
A one-week course combined with Program C, designed to introduce young dancers (ages 8-10) to intensive training. Program C Intro culminates with an open house on Friday, inviting family and friends to observe Intro dancers’ final day of classes.

Note: Program placement is determined by audition, taking into consideration the dancer’s skill level, experience, and ability alongside age. A dancer’s Program level may change within the first two days of the intensive, at the discretion of the instructors.

More Information

Key Information

Level Age Time Duration Fee
RAD Grade 2 - Advanced 8 - 19 Daily 3 weeks Program A-C: $1650
Program C Intro (One week): $650

How to apply

Acceptance to SunDance is by audition only.

The deadline for audition video submissions is May 1, 2024.