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SUMMER 2023 WORKSHOP

DIRECT/LINK

A connection to college and professional dance.


July 24th - 30th, 2023 | Palm Springs, CA
 

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BALLET.

MODERN. CONTEMPORARY.

PARTNERING.

JAZZ.

In this week-long workshop, dancers will take 14 hours of dance classes and 24 hours of rehearsals that will continue to enhance their dance training and artistry over the summer.

The company dancers of Nickerson-Rossi Dance, guest artists from college dance programs, and professional dance companies will be instructing!

Dancers will present a solo to a panel of College Professors, Directors from Professional Dance Companies, and Talent Agents.

And dancers will perform at the end of the program two choreographic works, along with the NRD Apprenticeship Program and the Professional Nickerson-Rossi Dance Company.

Awarded scholarships have included, college tuition, summer programming, professional enrichment programs, and Nickerson-Rossi studio tuition.

 

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Requirements to Attend

Dancers between the ages of 12 - 19

(some exceptions may apply)

Intermediate / Advanced in Ballet and Modern

A 2 - 5 minute solo prepared.

Nickerson-Rossi Dance company dancer or faculty can assist with solo choreography the week before Direct/Link.

Email info@nickersonrossidance.com to request solo.

Pricing

PRICING

DIRECT/LINK

$1,275

DIRECT/LINK WEEK

 

+ 15 hours of classes

+ 24 hours of choreography

+ 6 NRD Company Masterclasses

+ 4 Guest Master Classes from Artistic Directors & College Professors

+ Perform Two Choreographic Works 

+ Professional Photo & Videos from Show

+ Scholarship opportunities for Palm Springs Dance Academy, Universities, & Professional Programs

$475

SOLO CHOREOGRAPHY (if you don't have a solo prepared)

 

+ Original Choreography by a Company Dancer from Nickerson-Rossi or Academy Faculty

+ Additional Rehearsal Time to Clean Choreography

 

* Choreography will need to be scheduled in advance

FEATURED FACULTY of NICKERSON-ROSSI  

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Alessandra Di Pierro

Faculty
of Nickerson-Rossi Dance

Ballet

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Heidi Buehler

Company Dancer
of
Nickerson-Rossi Dance

Ballet

 

GUEST ARTISTS

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Danah Bella

Dance Chair
of Peabody Institute at 
Johns Hopkins University


Guest Choreographer, Instructor, and Solo Adjudicator

Modern

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Robi

Independent Choreographer



Guest Choreographer, Instructor, and Solo Adjudicator

Contemporary

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Richard Jay-Alexander

American Broadway Producer



Solo Adjudicator

 

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Bernard Brown

Assistant Professor
Loyola Marymount University


Guest Instructor

Afro-Fusion Contemporary

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Harry Weston

Head Counselor
UCLA Summer Dance Intensives


Guest Instructor

Hip-Hop

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George Ortiz

Commerical Dance
Industries


Guest Instructor

Jazz

Palm Trees

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Monday,
July 24th

9am - 12pm

Class with Danah Bella

Modern

 

12pm - 1pm

Break

 

1pm - 3pm

Choreography with Danah Bella

15 minute break

 

3:15pm - 5:15pm

Choreography with Robi

Thursday,
July 27th

9am - 10:30am

Class with Heidi Buehler

Ballet

 

15 minute break

 

10:45am - 12pm

Class with Harry Weston

Hip-Hop

 

12pm - 1pm

Break

 

1pm - 3pm

Choreography with Danah Bella

15 minute break

 

3:15pm - 5:15pm

Choreography with Robi

5:30pm - 7pm

Open Floor

Sunday,
July 30th

10am - 12pm

Academy Scholarship Audition

12pm - 1pm

Break

1pm - 4pm

Tech Rehearsal

5pm - 6pm

Show

Tuesday,
July 25th

9am - 10:30am

Class with Danah Bella

Modern

 

15 minute break

 

10:45am - 12pm

Class with Robi

Contemporary

 

12pm - 1pm

Break

 

1pm - 3pm

Choreography with Danah Bella

15 minute break

 

3:15pm - 5:15pm

Choreography with Robi

Friday,
July 28th

9am - 10:30am

Class with Alessandra Di Pierro

Ballet

 

15 minute break

 

10:45am - 12pm

Class with George Ortiz

Jazz

 

12pm - 1pm

Break

 

1pm - 3pm

Choreography with Danah Bella

15 minute break

 

3:15pm - 5:15pm

Choreography with Robi

5:30pm - 7pm

Open Floor

Wednesday,
July 26th

9am - 10:30am

Class with Alessandra Di Pierro

Ballet

 

15 minute break

 

10:45am - 12pm

Class with Bernard Brown

Afro-Fusion Contemporary

 

12pm - 1pm

Break

 

1pm - 3pm

Choreography with Danah Bella

15 minute break

 

3:15pm - 5:15pm

Choreography with Robi

Saturday,
July 29th

9am - 12pm

Solo Adjudication

 

12pm - 1pm

Break

 

1pm - 3pm

Choreography with Danah Bella

15 minute break

 

3:15pm - 5:15pm

Choreography with Robi

Schedule

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