Due to the direct effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, BODYTRAFFIC will have its 2020 Intensive with Artistic Directors Lillian Barbeito & Tina Finkelman Berkett and Company Members online via Zoom.
Week Two from July 20-24 is at capacity. We are still accepting applications for Weeks One and Three.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
BODYTRAFFIC’s 2020 Virtual Intensive is designed for young dancers who seek extraordinary, rigorous dance instruction that will take their training to the next level. Featuring Ballet, Contemporary, BODYTRAFFIC’s Exclusive Repertoire, and the Creative Process, participants will receive personalized attention from Artistic Directors and BODYTRAFFIC Company Members while developing new skills and having fun!
A minimum of 3 years of dance experience necessary; must be considered intermediate or advanced to participate.
INFORMATION FOR THE VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE
Participants will need the following:
- device with operational sound that is compatible with Zoom
- Zoom software and familiarity
- a strong and reliable internet connection
- Ability to participate from 8:00am-3:00pm Pacific Standard Time
- minimum space of 7 by 8 feet
Please note that the times listed below are Pacific Standard Time. 8:00 – 9:20 Ballet 9:30 – 10:50 Contemporary 10:50 – 11:30 Break 11:30 – 12:30 BODYTRAFFIC Repertory 12:45 – 2:00 Creative Process (improvisation & composition)
Please note that the times listed below are Pacific Standard Time.
8:00 – 9:20 Ballet
9:30 – 10:50 Contemporary
10:50 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:30 BODYTRAFFIC Repertory
12:45 – 2:00 Creative Process (improvisation & composition)
WEDNESDAY: VIRTUAL LUNCH
To enhance our positive and personal approach, we provide access to BODYTRAFFIC Faculty during our weekly Wednesday Virtual Lunch. BODYTRAFFIC Directors and company members share their experiences and exchange ideas with participants in a casual and intimate setting over lunch.
FRIDAY: WRAP-UP SESSION
Each week culminates with a wrap-up session where students show and discuss material learned throughout the week. The wrap-up sessions, which last approximately 30 minutes, are a completion opportunity for participants to share their experience with friends and family.
AUDITION IN PERSON
Attend a Master Class/Audition that consists of 1-hour of ballet and 1-hour of BODYTRAFFIC repertory. Please wear solid-colored, form-fitting clothes and hair secured off neck and face. Bring a headshot and resume if you have one (not required). Space is limited and pre-registration is strongly recommended. $30 Master Class/Audition Fee. Pay in advance with PayPal or Venmo. Pay in person with cash or check only.
Dallas, TX | 10.27.19
Boston, MA | 11.16.19
Detroit, MI | 11.23.19
New York, NY | 1.12.20
Orange County, CA | 2.2.20
Los Angeles, CA | 2.16.20
For more information and/or to register, contact: email@example.com
STEP 1 – Request $30 Application Invoice from: firstname.lastname@example.org
STEP 2 – Submit $30 Application Fee via PayPal or Venmo. Please note that materials will not be reviewed until the application fee has been processed.
STEP 3 – Email the following materials to: Lillian@bodytraffic.com
- Brief Statement of Interest
- Student’s Personal Information
- Participant’s Full Name
- Legal Guardian Name(s)
- Phone Number(s)
- Date of Birth
- Age as of July 13, 2020
- Place of Residence
- Primary Dance Studio
- Significant Dance Teachers/Mentor
There is no deadline for submissions. Applications will be accepted until the 2020 Virtual Intensive is at capacity. We will post on our website when the intensive is full and we are no longer accepting applications.
- The HEADSHOT does not have to be a professional image. We just request that the photo is in focus and represents you now.
- An ideal BODYSHOT will show your line, ability, physique, and personality from head to toe. It does not have to be a professional image or in a certain position. Choose an image that captures how you like to move and/or what you are good at!
- adagio with extensions front, side, and back
- waltz with pirouette
- grand allegro
- improvisation (one minute unedited)
- contemporary solo or phrase work (one minute or less)
The above video guidelines are highly recommended, especially if you are applying for a scholarship. Other videos (such as performance, improvisation, and/or competition footage) will be accepted and considered.
ORIGINAL / IN-PERSON TUITION
$700 | one week
$1,300 | two weeks
$1,875 | three weeks
REDUCED / VIRTUAL TUITION
$550 | one week ($150 off)
$1,050 | two weeks ($250 off)
$1,500 | three weeks ($375 off)
$200 | one week
$400 | two weeks
$600 | three weeks
SCHOLARSHIPS (April 15th Deadline)
Full and partial tuition scholarships will be awarded to dancers with exceptional technique, individuality, and artistic promise. To be considered for financial aid, in addition to the general application guidelines listed above, please submit the following materials to: Lillian@bodytraffic.com.
- Video Statement that specifies financial need (talk directly to camera)
- Proof of age (copy of any ID that show’s photo and date of birth)
- Two recommendation letters
Scholarship applications are due on or before April 15th, 2020. Applicants will be notified of their financial aid status on or before April 30th, 2020.
In order to further support our participants, we offer customized dance and dance-related seminars. Instruction is tailored for the participant and will produce lasting materials, skills, and results. Seminar topics include Personal Organization Skills & Biography, Resume & Communication Skills, Headshots, Dance Reels, Personal Branding, College Solos & Essays, Audition Skills, and Happy, Healthy, Dance Career. Detailed information about the seminars is included in theWelcome Packet that is emailed to confirmed participants and available upon request.
CHOREOGRAPHY & MENTORSHIP:
BODYTRAFFIC Artistic Director Lillian Barbeito and company members are available for private coaching, mentorship, and/or choreography (solos for competitions or college auditions). Private instruction/rehearsal can be arranged before, during, and after the Virtual Intensive. To find out more information such as rates and availability, contact: Lillian@bodytraffic.com.
ABOUT BODYTRAFFIC FACULTY
LILLIAN ROSE BARBEITO
TINA FINKELMAN BERKETT
If you have any questions or concerns about the application process or program itself, please contact: