Note: Students applying for the Limón Graduate Credit Course, please see the important housing information found below.
(Residential Students Move-in: July 24, Move-out: August 6, 2016)
Priority Application Deadline: May 23, 2016
Final Application Deadline: The application will remain open for students who are NOT in need on-campus housing until July 25.
Intended For: Graduate Students and Professionals
This workshop will explore how the Humphrey/Limón principles can inform and enrich dance training today. The program will include daily technique classes, an exploration of the underlying principles, phrases from repertory (contemporary and classic) and the use of rhythm and music in Limón classes. Participants have opportunities to present class materials and contemporary dance phrases.
Advanced Technique & Pedagogy 3-Credit Course Description:
Offered exclusively as a continuation of the 2-week ‘Teaching Contemporary Limon’ workshop, this course centers on advanced skills in modern dance technique with focus on movement precision, musicality, and performance leading to pedagogy. Emphasis is on expanding individual’s technical and expressive capabilities and developing instructional ability in modern pedagogy. Students will investigate the concepts and constructs of their home dance “technique” from a pedagogical perspective, including the use of technology and assessment to enhance student experience and comprehension. (information found in the "Application Information" section below).
Program Details (Click Here)
First session starts at 10am with a two-hour technique class. This will be followed by an orientation to the program, when you will be given a detailed schedule. After a lunch break, there will be two afternoon sessions, ending at 4:30pm.
The workshop is open to teachers and graduates of teaching programs. It is also open to dancers trained in the Humphrey/Limón tradition who are interested in learning to teach the technique. It is designed to guide each participant to find an individual approach to Limón-based teaching. The program's official website can be found here.
Graduate-Credit Course: Advanced Technique and Pedagogy
This course centers on advanced skills in modern dance technique with focus on movement precision, musicality, and performance leading to pedagogy. Emphasis is on expanding individual’s technical and expressive capabilities and developing instructional ability in modern pedagogy. Students will investigate the concepts and constructs of their home dance “technique” from a pedagogical perspective, including the use of technology and assessment to enhance student experience and comprehension.
Priority Application Deadline: May 23, 2016
Final Application Deadline: June 6, 2016
- Non-Credit: July 25 - August 6, 2016
- Graduate Credit Course: July 25 - August 12, 2016
Residential Students Move-in: July 24, 2016 Move-out: August 6, 2016
Note: For those applying for graduate credit course housing is only available until August 6th (housing is NOT provided for the third week of the graduate credit course: August 7 - 13, 2016)
Mandatory Orientation: July 24, 2016 at 3:00 pm
What to expect:
The anticipated day-to-day schedule is from 10am – 4:30pm:
- 10:00 – 12:00 Technique class
- 12:00 – 12:45 Principles sessions
- 12:45 – 1:30 Lunch and Journal break
- 1:30 – 3:00 Afternoon workshop
- 3:00 – 4:30 Afternoon workshop
Participants will be asked to select several evening classes at Peridance to observe (6:00 – 7:30pm). Class schedule is available here (details given at registration). Be prepared to keep a notebook and specific suggestions will also be given about how to observe.
This workshop will examine the use of Humphrey/Limón principles in contemporary dance training. The program will include daily technique classes, an exploration of the underlying principles, phrases from repertory (contemporary and classic) and the use of rhythm and music in Limón classes. Participants have opportunities to present class materials and contemporary dance phrases.
This workshop is open to experienced dance teachers and Limón-trained dancers. Participants will have opportunities to teach class work and phrase material. You should bring a notebook, but you will not be asked to do any writing that you would turn in to us; if you currently teach with recorded music, you might bring some favorite examples to share.
Below are all costs associated with the Teaching Contemporary Limon (non-credit workshop) :
- Tuition: $950
- 2016 NY State Dance Educator: $700
- 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
- See the Housing & Meal Plan page for more information
- International Students have additional Visa and/or participation fees
Costs and Fees Details (Click Here)
|US Students||International Students|
|Application Fee (paid at the end of Acceptd application)||$55||$55|
|Tuition (2016 NY Dance Educators)||$700||$700|
|Graduate Credit Course Tuition||$5,216||TBD|
|Housing and Meal Plan (if on-campus)||$788||$788|
|Health Insurance||Not Applicable||$280 Comprehensive Plan|
Enrollment deposit: $150
- Accepted applicants will make an enrollment deposit of $150 in order to confirm their attendance to their NYU MPAP Summer Program. (payment instructions provided within the initial acceptance email)
Housing deposit: $500
- If staying in on-campus housing, students are required to pay a $500 deposit to reserve a space in housing.
- The housing deposit is a portion of the housing charges, and is NOT a separate or added fee.
- The housing deposit is applied to any housing charges on your bill. Any excess balance remaining will be applied to tuition fees or refunded to the student.
Please note: the Application Fee, Enrollment Deposit and Housing Deposit are not refundable.
Paying the remaining balance:
After paying the deposit(s), students are responsible for paying the remaining balance prior to the start of the program. *While the remaining tuition may be posted immediately after deposits are made, the remaining housing bills are not sent until 2 weeks prior to the start of the program.
All fee's, tuition and housing costs are charged to the students eSuites (online student billing system and personal account) via the NYU Bursars Office. Instructions on making payment(s) are provided to accepted students by MPAP Summer Programs in communications sent to enrolled students' personal and NYU email accounts.
For information about financial aid and scholarships, see the Finances page.
A completed application consists of:
- A 2016 MPAP Summer Application
- Correctly uploaded audition materials in Get Acceptd and $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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Current NYU students should not follow these steps and should review the application procedure listed under Information for Current NYU Students.
Please visit the Application Information page for a more detailed explanation of the application process.
- Submit your professional teaching resume which you may attach to the 3rd party website, GetAcceptd. Information and instructions provided within the application itself.
Audition Details (Click Here)
Note: Audition requirements are different for each program depending on program director specifications. All audition materials are uploaded via "Get Accetpd" within the second portion of the MPAP Summer Programs Application (further instructions regarding application found here).
Move in: July 24, 2016
Move out: August 6, 2016
*Note: Housing is only available between 7/24/16 and 8/6/16.
For those applying for graduate credit course housing is only available until August 6th (housing NOT provided for the third week of the graduate credit course: August 7 - 13, 2016)
Important Housing Information (Click Here)
Please note, admitted students in need of on-campus housing will be sent the housing application after accepting their spot within their program. Housing requires a deposit of $500 towards your total housing charges that is to be paid as completion of the housing application.
*The meal plan is mandatory for students who stay in on-campus housing.
|Housing:||$468 (shared room in Weinstein Hall)|
|Meal Plan:||$320 (10 meals and $30 dining dollars per week)|
- Complete the 2016 MPAP Summer Programs Application
- With indication of housing need and financial need (if that would apply to your situation)
- Submit proof of English language proficiency
Important International Student Details (Click Here)
- If admitted into your program the next step is to obtain the required F-1 or J-1 student visa. You must:
- Complete the I-20/DS-2019 Application that is emailed directly to you (including processing fee reciept)
- Follow instructions provided by the Office of Global Services (OGS) until visa completion
- Once on campus, international students must attend the international student check-in. Exact date/time/location is provided at student orientation.
- At NYU, health insurance is required for F-1 and J-1 students. International students are automatically enrolled in a one month Summer Term health insurance policy at $270.
If you are an international student and you are interested in applying for the MPAP Summer Programs, please visit the International Students page.
MPAP Summer Programs
Dr. Susan Koff