SUMMER 2021 MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
3-MONTHS IN PERSON IN PASADENA, CA
OR JOIN VIRTUALLY
Dates: June 14th - Sept 2nd
Mon-Thurs Only / 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM PST
Submissions Open March 1st / Closes April 1st
SUBMISSION PERIOD CLOSED
Dana Foglia Dance 3-Month International Mentorship first began with Semester 1 in 2014 and has continued to have 7 successful semesters in Los Angeles. Training and shaping over 175 dancers the past 7 years from all over the world under the direction and leadership of Dana Foglia, the Mentorship program has become a leading training program both internationally and across the United States and is continuing to shape many of the top working dancers and educators in the industry.
For 3 months the selected dancers will train together in a safe, supportive hybrid space with the DFD Faculty working on finding their best versions of themselves every single day, committing to their individual and collective growth as both dancers and humans and creating lasting relationships and connections.
Check out what alumni and agents have to say about the program:
Who Can Apply:
Program open to male and female intermediate and advanced dancers only.
$15 non-refundable fee must be submitted with your application.
Virtual: $3000 USD / In-Studio: $3500 USD
What You Need To Submit:
Application requires a SINGLE 2-minute video - starting with a short spoken introduction explaining why you want to be part of this program, followed by a short solo dance in the style of your choice. Class or previous performance videos will not be accepted. All video submissions should be sent via one private / unpublished video link. NO DOWNLOADS!
WHAT TO EXPECT:
PLUS one-on-one mentoring sessions with Dana, Agency Mock Auditions & a final showcase performance!
SUBMISSIONS CLOSE APRIL 1ST
Applications must be received no later than APRIL 1, 2021 @ 11:59 PM EST. Selected dancers will be notified of their acceptance via email.
A $750 non-refundable deposit is due within 72 hours of acceptance to hold your spot! Your deposit will be applied to your tuition balance.
STEP ONE: Use the button below to first pay the $15 application fee. Note: You will need your PAYPAL TRANSACTION ID to apply.
STEP TWO: After submitting your payment above, fill out the application providing your PayPal Transaction ID, Name, Email, Experience Level and provide a single link to both your introduction and solo dance videos.*
* Previously submitted videos will not be accepted. A new solo dance video must be shot for the program.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
SUBMISSION PERIOD NOW CLOSED
Selected dancers will be notified of their acceptance via email.
A $750 non-refundable deposit is due within 72 hours of acceptance to hold your spot!
Your deposit will be applied to your tuition balance.
Q: Can I participate both in person and virtually?
A: NO. You must select whether you want to be physically present in the studio OR if you wish to attend remotely via Zoom BEFORE you apply, and indicate your choice on your application. If accepted, you will be expected to complete all 12 weeks of the program in the manner for which you applied. Students will not be permitted to swap between virtual or in-person attendance once the program has begun.
Q: Will housing or accommodations be provided?
A: NO. All living arrangements for the duration of the program are the responsibility of the student.
Q: What happens if I cannot attend a class in person or online?
A: Attendance is required and expected for every class throughout the 12 weeks. The schedule is four hours per day, four days per week. Individual circumstances or emergencies that arise can be discussed with DFD staff and evaluated on a case by case basis.
Q: Does my initial deposit count towards the program tuition?
A: YES. A non-refundable deposit of $750 is required within 72 hours of the notice of acceptance to hold your spot in the program. This amount will be applied toward your total tuition. Payment plans for the balance can be arranged upon request.
Q: What is the minimum age to apply?
A: We accept dancers who will be at least 17 years of age by the start of the program.