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Low Residency, Three-Summer Track

Application deadline: December 1

The Low Residency, Three-Summer Track is designed for emerging artists, teachers, and dance professionals. This course of study is mapped over three summers to allow for an extended immersion in intellectual and creative experiences. This track is for highly motivated professionals seeking to expand their portfolio as they develop their professional careers. Acceptance into this track will be determined through a review of accredited professional experience and artistic maturity by a panel of Hollins faculty and professionals in the field.

A sample schedule is below:

Summer I — Location: Hollins/Frankfurt

Hollins University Session One (three weeks)

  • Mentored Studio Practice (4)
  • Contemporary Body Practices (2)
  • History, Theory, and Criticism (4)
  • Graduate Seminar (2)
  • Digital Media Tutorials (2 or 4)

Hollins University Intensive (two weeks)

  • Contemporary Art Practices I (4) [Dance Writing]
  • Special Topics: Composition (4)

Frankfurt Session Two (three weeks)

  • Mentored Studio Practice (4)
  • Contemporary Body Practices (2)
  • History, Theory, and Criticism (4)
  • Graduate Seminar (2)
Fall I
  • Off-site directed study/review
January Term I
  • Two-day January retreat in NYC
  • Contemporary Body Practices II: Ecological Bodies (2)
Spring I
  • Off-site directed study/review
Summer II — Location: Hollins/Frankfurt

Hollins University Session One (three weeks)

  • Independent Studio Practice (4)
  • Contemporary Body Practices (2)
  • History, Theory, and Criticism (4)
  • Graduate Seminar (2)

Hollins University Intensive (two weeks)

  • Contemporary Art Practices I (4) [Intermedia Arts]
  • Special Topics (4) (tba)

Frankfurt Session Two (three weeks)

  • Independent Studio Practice (4)
  • Contemporary Body Practices (2)
  • History, Theory, and Criticism (4)
  • Graduate Seminar (2)
Fall II
  • Off-site directed study/review
J-Term II
  • Two-day January retreat in NYC
Spring II
  • Thesis Forms II (2)
Summer III — Location: Hollins/Frankfurt

Hollins University Session One (three weeks)

  • Individualized Studio Practice (4)
  • History, Theory, and Criticism (4)
  • Graduate Seminar (2)
  • Graduate Performance Workshop and Critique (2)
  • Thesis Forms I (6)

Hollins University Intensive (two weeks)

  • Thesis Forms II (2)
  • Contemporary Art Practices I (2) [Poetry]
  • Contemporary Art Practices II (2) [Narrative Writing]

Frankfurt Session Two

  • Independent Studio Practice (4)
  • History, Theory, and Criticism (4)
  • Graduate Performance Workshop and Critique (2)
  • Graduate Seminar (2)