Dance Apprenticeships, Internships and Independent Studies

The January Short Term is an ideal time to gain practical experience in an area of special interest. During this time faculty and students develop special courses for an intensive month-long period of study. Recent dance apprenticeships and internships include:

  • Shen Wei Dance Arts (New York City)
  • London Dance Umbrella (London)
  • Ronald K. Brown (New York City)
  • Donald Byrd (New York City)
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music (New York City)
  • American Dance Festival (New York City and Durham, N.C.)
  • Harkness Center for Dance Injuries (New York City)
  • Symphony Space (New York City)
  • Lab assistant to Dr. Ruth Day (Duke University, psychology dept.)
  • Movin’ Spirits Dance Theater, Marlies Yearby (New York City)
  • Movement Research (New York City)
  • Urban Bush Women (New York City)
  • Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company (New York City)
  • P.S. 122 (New York City)
  • Franklin Furnace (New York City)
  • Improvisational Festival (Budapest, Hungary)
  • National Dance Institute (New York City)
  • DanceWorks Chicago (Chicago)
  • Urbanity Dance (Chicago)
  • Southwest Virginia Ballet (Roanoke)
In addition, dance students have undertaken independent study projects during January at the following sites:
  • Kyoto, Japan Dance Intensive
  • New York City Dance Intensive
  • Alvin Ailey School January Intensive (New York City)
  • American Dance Festival’s January Intensive (New York City)
  • Modern Dance Intensive (Paris)
  • Dance as a Window on Culture (Prague)
  • Creative Landscapes (Japan)