Frequently Asked Questions:

How do I apply?

Applications can be downloaded from our website. Click here to download the PDF.

Please submit your resume, headshot and application from our website, along with your deposit to hold your space. You can mail to Parsons Dance at 229 West 42nd Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10036 or scan and email materials to info@parsonsdance.org.

All tuition costs must be paid by May 23, 2017. There will be no refunds given after May 23, 2017.


When are Parsons Dance Summer Programs held?

The Parsons Dance Summer Intensive will be held Monday, June 5– Friday, June 23, 2017. The Choreography Workshop will be held Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30, 2017.


Where are Parsons Dance Summer Programs held?

The Summer Intensive will be held at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (MMAC), located at 248 W 60th St, New York, NY 10023.

The Choreography Workshop will be held at Studio Maestro, located at 48 W 68th St, New York, NY 10023.


What is the typical schedule for the Summer Programs?

Classes are held Monday – Friday. There are no classes held on Saturday or Sunday, with the exception of a Parsons Dance audition held on one weekend day during the Summer Intensive (date to be announced). Although optional, both Summer Intensive and Choreography Workshop students are encouraged to participate in the audition.

Summer Intensive classes include Ballet, Modern, Parsons Dance Repertory & Technique, Yoga, Stretch and Strengthening, Professional Development Seminars, Courses on Nutrition and Injury Prevention, a Family & Friends Final Performance and more.

The Choreography Workshop immerses students in the study of choreographic processes, with a focus on developing each student into a confident, innovative, risk-taking dance maker.


Is an audition required for the Summer Intensive or Choreography Workshop?

There is no audition for either program; participants are accepted through application only.


Is there a required dress code for Summer Programs?

There is not a dress code for either program. Please wear comfortable dance clothes. We recommend that you bring an all black dance outfit for the Family & Friends Final Performance.