Summer Programs

Summer Dance Intensive

Program Dates: July 11, 2016 - July 22, 2016

(Residential Students Move-in: July 10, Move-out: July 23)

Priority Application Deadline: May 9, 2016

Final Application Deadline: May 23, 2016


Intended For: High School Students

Program Description & Faculty

The Summer Dance Intensive is designed for high school students, in their Junior or Senior year, with an interest in examining dance through multiple lenses. Focus will be on developing creativity, evolving technical and artistic skills, deepening an appreciation and understanding of the art form, and preparing students for future goals in higher education and careers in the dance field.

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Program Costs and Fees

Below are all costs associated with the Summer Dance Intensive:

    • Tuition: $2,000
    • Application Fee: $55; nonrefundable and paid at the end of the 2016 Summer Application
    • Housing & Meal Plan (optional): $788 shared room with 10 meals and 30 Dining Dollars per week
    • International Students have additional Visa and/or participation fees 
Accepted students will confirm their attendance once they have paid the enrollment deposit (detailed instructions provided in acceptance email). Residential students will have successfully registered for housing once they have paid the housing deposit and completed the housing application (sent via email after student confirms their attendance).

Scholarship: Please note that performance-based and need-based scholarships are not offered in conjunction with this program.

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Application Information

A completed application consists of:

  1. A 2016 MPAP Summer Application
  2. Correctly uploaded audition materials in Get Acceptd and a $55 application fee (paid at the end of Acceptd) 

*If you are an international student please go to the Application for International Students Website for application details.

Your application will be reviewed once your application is complete and not beforehand. 

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Audition Requirements

Submit a dance audition video, demonstrating your proficiency in any style of dance you choose, with an emphasis on showcasing the technique of the chosen style. You may choose to present class exercises and/or choreography. Focus should be on showing a strong foundation in dance by displaying technical skills, as well as the student's propensity for dance.

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Housing Information

Move in: July 10th, 2016
Move out: July 23rd, 2016

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International Students

Please follow this short check list as a guide of the necessary steps needed to take as an international student. 
    1. Complete the 2016 MPAP Summer Programs Application 
      With indication of housing need and financial need (if that would apply to your situation) 
    2. Submit proof of English language proficiency

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Program Contacts

Program Administration                     

MPAP Summer Programs
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012
(p) 212 998 5438

Academic Content                          

Carla Flores
Dance Education, Program Administrator and Adjunct Faculty
35 West 4th Street, Suite 1077
New York, NY 10012 
(p) 212 998 5400