Boston Conservatory at Berklee Commercial Dance Intensive

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Commercial Dance Intensive is a cutting-edge, three-week summer program for dancers interested in exploring the world of commercial dance. Focused on dance for video, film, and live music concerts, students will explore various dance forms necessary to succeed in the industry, including jazz-funk, hip-hop, breaking/popping, urban dance styles, and lyrical-jazz. Participants will also develop important portfolio-building skills, such as résumé creation.

Taught by Boston Conservatory’s renowned faculty and acclaimed guest artists who have performed with some of the biggest names in the industry, Commercial Dance Intensive gives students who are considering a career in dance the opportunity to sample trademark elements of Boston Conservatory’s top-ranking dance B.F.A. program: versatile skill building and focused studies that pave a path for successful careers.

Each week, students will have the opportunity to interact personally with guest artists and receive valuable guidance from these industry leaders on audition techniques, networking, and dos and don'ts.

2021 guest instructors included Chloe O. Davis (debut author who has performed at the Apollo Theater, the Kennedy Center, and Metropolitan Opera), Jessica Franco (assistant choreographer for Ariana Grande), and Justin Prescott (Broadway performer and choreographer at the Ailey School Professional Program and American Musical and Dramatic Academy). 2022 guest artists will be announced shortly. 


2022 Program Information

Program dates: July 11–30, 2022
Registration fee: $50 (non-refundable)


Housing and meals: $2,075
Payment deadline: June 1
Move in: Monday, July 11 from 8:00 a.m.–10:00 a.m.
Move out:  Saturday, July 30 by 12:00 p.m.


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