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Reach participants must fully comply with FitRec’s COVID-19 policies. Teens may request medical or religious exemptions to the vaccination requirement.

Teen apprenticeship

We are looking for students who are proficient in at least one style of dance, cooperative learners, and willing to learn other styles. Interest in choreographing is welcome but not required. Must be able to fully participate for all five weeks.

Tuition: $800 for the four-week program; Teaching Workshop Intensive is free of charge

  • All technique classes, master classes, and workshops
  • Two Reach t-shirts

*Numerous half and full scholarships are available for Reach. More information can be found on the Student Application for Reach 2022.

Auditions for Reach 2022 will only be virtual. We still have openings and will continue to accept applications and audition videos as space permits. The 2022 program is now full. For the video, please send us as many of these assignments as possible. This can be done on a phone, laptop, or iPad and emailed to mtaypin@bu.edu or you can send a link.

1. A warm up exercise that you might do in a ballet, modern/contemporary, jazz, or hip hop class. Looking to see: your training, coordination, flexibility. 1-3 minutes.
2. A short phrase that includes repeated jumps or leaps, turns, and a final shape. Looking to see: your training and ability. 30 seconds – 1 minute.
3. A phrase of movement, freestyle or a choreographed solo that shows you doing a style you feel most comfortable performing. Looking for your style and confidence performing. 30 seconds – 3 minutes. Tell us if it is your movement or someone else’s choreography.
4. A personal statement about why you would like to join Reach. This could be based on your essay. Looking for: your interests and motivation. Max 1 minute.

Questions? Email mtaypin@bu.edu. We look forward to e-meeting you soon. Thank you.

College interns

There are a number of unpaid college intern positions available. May opt for the four-week or the five-week program.

Please send a resume that includes: dance training, teaching experience, performance and choreography background, work history, and references. Please include a brief paragraph explaining why you are interested in this position. A videotape of your work or performance would be helpful.

Responsibilities include: assisting professionals in instruction and preparation for the tour; performing and choreographing as assigned; assisting in management of the tour; assisting in teaching Motion Art Workshops; acting as a mentor to students during program hours; and attending an orientation.

Address materials to: Micki Taylor-Pinney, BU Dance, 915 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215 or email.

Contact

Name Phone Email
Micki Taylor-Pinney Director of Dance (617) 353-1597 mtaypin@bu.edu

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