BACKHAUSDANCE
SUMMER INTENSIVE
2020

July 13 - August 1, 2020

Chapman University
Orange county, CA

WITH CHAPERONED HOUSING options
@ AYRES HOTEL ORANGE*

*For additional fee.

The Backhausdance Summer Intensive provides high-caliber training programs for aspiring artists and working professionals ages 13 to professional. Held in the state-of-the-art dance facilities on the campus of Chapman University, the intensive supports the technical growth and artistic development of the contemporary dancer.

Participants have the unique opportunity to study with Artistic Director Jennifer Backhaus, Backhausdance company members, and a diverse roster of esteemed educators and choreographers from around the world. Intensive participants are invited to perform in a fully-produced concert alongside the professional company at the end of the program.

VIDEO: Highlights from Week 1 of the 2019 Backhausdance Summer Intensives.

DAILY TECHNIQUE CLASSES

 

Backhausdance Technique & Repertory, Composition, Contemporary Ballet, Contemporary Jazz, Improvisation, Partnering, Pilates, Yoga and more

CHAPERONED HOUSING OPTIONS

 

Chaperoned housing options are available at an additional fee at the Ayres Hotel Orange.

PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITY

 

Participants of the 2020 Backhausdance Summer Intensive will learn, rehearse, and ultimately, perform in a two-evening, fully-produced concert of company repertory on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, August 1.

EARLY PRICING ENDS MARCH 1

 

Early pricing ends March 1. Full tuition must be received before March 1 to take advantage of early pricing.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

Backhausdance grants scholarships to its summer intensive based on talent. To be considered, you must attend a Scholarship Audition or submit a Video Audition.

 

* Dancers must be present July 27 - August 1 to participate in the culmination performance. Students participating in the two and three-week programs are guaranteed significant performance roles. Single week participants (7/27 - 8/1) will be invited to perform in smaller roles or site-specific installations held prior to curtain.


2020 TUITION FEES

*Early pricing ends March 1. Full tuition must be received before March 1 to take advantage of early pricing.

EARLY PRICING*

Three Weeks: $1,350

Two Weeks: $1,035

Single Week: $625


REGULAR PRICING

Three Weeks: $1,500

Two Weeks: $1,150

Single Week: $695


 

2020 PROGRAMS

* Program age is based on age as of January 1, 2020.

Program - Teen Division.jpg

Teen Division
(Ages 13-16)*

MONDAY - FRIDAY  9:30am - 5:00pm

Designed for serious and art-minded dancers working at an intermediate to advanced level, the Teen Division provides an in-depth experience for dancers to explore the intricate world of contemporary dance. Emphasis is placed on artistry, risk-taking and problem-solving as dancers develop the necessary skills to make the challenging leap from studio dancer to college or professional.

ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED TO 35 DANCERS. REGISTER TODAY!

 
Backhausdance Summer Intensive Advanced Division

Advanced Division
(Ages 17-20)*

MONDAY - FRIDAY  9:30am - 5:00pm

Geared toward rising high school seniors and collegiate dancers, the Advanced Division provides rigorous training in various disciplines with an emphasis on the unique style of Backhausdance. Curriculum is designed to cultivate strong, technical dancers with the skills necessary to achieve their full artistic potential and navigate the professional dance world.

ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED TO 35 DANCERS. REGISTER TODAY!

 
Backhausdance Summer Intensive Professional Division

Professional Division
(Ages 21+)*

MONDAY - FRIDAY  9:30am - 5:00pm

The Professional Division provides an immersive experience for dancers to engage, learn and collaborate with other professionals. Working closely with the Backhausdance artistic team, dancers gain an inside perspective of the creative process and continued training in a professional atmosphere.

ENROLLMENT IS LIMITED TO 25 DANCERS. REGISTER TODAY!