Dance Department

Resources for Students

Scroll down to find information about the following dance-related resources:

Internships and Jobs
Performance and Creative Opportunities
Summer Dance Festivals and Programs
Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships
Study Abroad
Graduate Programs
Professional and Service Organizations

Internships and Jobs

White Bird Dance
White Bird Dance has ongoing internship opportunities within various operations of the organization. If you are interested, please contact any of the Reed dance faculty. For information about White Bird Dance: http://whitebird.org/

 

Also check out Reed's Career Services office: http://www.reed.edu/career/

 

Performance and Creative Opportunities

Free Body Project Seeks Dancers - Portland, OR

For information: www.freebodyproject.org

Classes at BodyVox
Visit bodyvox.com for updated class schedules and special master classes.

Classes at Conduit Dance
Visit conduit-pdx.org for updated class schedules and special master classes.

Classes at Northwest Dance Project
Visit nwdanceproject.org for updated class schedules and special master classes.


Summer Dance Festivals and Programs

Check websites of individual festivals for application information, deadlines, and information about college credit.

American Dance Festival
School of the American Dance Festival
Duke University - Durham, North Carolina
www.americandancefestival.org

Asia Pacific Dance Festival
University of Hawai'i - Honolulu, Hawai'i
http://outreach.hawaii.edu/community/asiapacific.asp

Bates Dance Festival
Bates College - Lewiston, Maine
www.batesdancefestival.org

Boulder Jazz Dance Workshop
University of Colorado, Boulder - Boulder, Colorado
www.boulderjazzdanceworkshop.com

Doug Varone and Dancers Summer Workshop
SUNY Brockport - Brockport, New York
http://www.dougvaroneanddancers.org/summer_location.php

Historical and Baroque Dance Workshop (include Commedia dell'Arte)
Florence, Italy
www.goinspired.com/baroque-and-historical-dance-workshop/

ImPulsTanz International Dance Festival
Vienna, Austria
www.impulstanz.com/en/
DanceWEB Scholarship Programme at ImpulsTanz: http://www.jardindeurope.eu/index.php?id=7

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival
The School at Jacob's Pillow - Becket, Massachusetts
www.jacobspillow.org/education/school/

José Limón Dance Company Summer Workshops
http://limon.org/school/summer-workshops/

Now & Next Dance Mentoring Project
Appalachian State University - Boone, North Carolina
http://nownextdance.squarespace.com/

San Francisco Conservatory of Dance - William Forsythe Workshop
San Francisco, CA
www.sfconservatoryofdance.org/summer-intensives/session-1

Seattle International Dance Festival: Beyond the Threshhold
South Lake Union, Seattle, WA
http://www.phffft.org/Test/index.html

Skidmore Summer Dance Workshop
Skidmore College - Saratoga Springs, New York
http://www.skidmore.edu/summerdance/

Thodos Dance Chicago Summer Dance Intensive
The Drucker Center, North Studio - 1535 N. Dayton Street, Chicago, IL
https://www.thodosdancechicago.org/danceEducation/SummerIntensiveRegistration.html

Grants and Fellowships

Reed College Grants. Scholarships, and Fellowships:

Kaspar T. Locher Summer Creative Scholarships
Student Fellowships and Awards - Various deadlines
Student Fellowships and Grants - Various deadlines

External Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships:
DanceWEB Scholarship Programme at ImPulsTanz in Vienna, Austria (summer program)

Goddard College Engaged Artist-Scholar Award for New Students
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award

 

Study Abroad

DanceJerusalem Study Abroad Program - Jerusalem, Israel

The Hebrew University's Rothberg International School and The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance
http://overseas.huji.ac.il/dance

Sarah Lawrence College - Bronxville/Yonkers, New York - Domestic Exchange

Semester or Year
http://www.reed.edu/ipo/domprograms.html
http://www.slc.edu/

Summer Arts in Berlin through Sarah Lawrence College - Berlin, Germany

Focus in Art and Architecture, Dance, and German language studies.

http://www.slc.edu/international-exchange/berlin/index.html
http://www.slc.edu/international-exchange/

Contact Paul DeYoung at paul.deyoung@reed.edu, or 503/777-7290 (x7290) in Reed's International Programs Office in Eliot 203 with questions about either of these programs.

 

Graduate Programs

Arizona State University - Hershberger Institute for Design and the Arts

M.F.A. in Dance, and M.F.A in Dance (Interdisciplinary Digital Media and Performance)
http://dance.asu.edu/

Brown University

Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies
http://brown.edu/Departments/Theatre_Speech_Dance/grad/index.html

California Institute of the Arts (CalArts)
M.F.A. in Dance
http://dance.calarts.edu/

Florida State University

M.F.A. in Dance; M.A. in American Dance Studies; M.A. in Dance Studio and Related Studies
http://dance.fsu.edu/

Goddard College

M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts Program
http://www.goddard.edu/masterfinearts_interdisciplinaryarts

New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Graduate Programs in Dance Education
http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/inquiry/dance-ed-grad2012?utm_source=MDR&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=dance-ed

New York University's Tisch School of the Arts

M.F.A. in Dance; M.A. and Ph.D. in Performance Studies
http://www.tisch.nyu.edu/page/home.html

Northwestern University

Ph.D. in Performance Studies
http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/departments/performancestudies/

The Ohio State University

Ph.D. in Dance Studies and M.F.A. in Dance
http://dance.osu.edu

Sarah Lawrence College

M.F.A in Dance
http://www.slc.edu/graduate/programs/dance/

Smith College

M.F.A. in Choreography and Performance
http://www.smith.edu/dance/masters.php

Stanford University

Ph.D. in Drama
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/drama/index.html
http://dance.stanford.edu/

Temple University

Ph.D. in Dance, M.Ed. in Dance, and M.F.A. in Dance
http://www.temple.edu/boyer/dance/

Texas Women's University

M.F.A. in Dance; M.A. and Ph.D. in Dance
http://www.twu.edu/dance/

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London)

Various M.Phil/Ph.D. research programs, and M.A. and M.F.A. studio programs
http://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/research/research-degree-programme.aspx
http://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/programmes/dance-programmes/postgraduate.aspx

University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D. in Performance Studies
http://tdps.berkeley.edu/programs-courses/graduate-program/

University of California, Irvine

M.F.A. in Dance
http://dance.arts.uci.edu/

University of California, Los Angeles

M.F.A. in Dance; M.A. and Ph.D. in Culture and Performance
http://www.wac.ucla.edu/

University of California, Riverside

Ph.D. in Critical Dance Studies and M.F.A. in Experimental Choreography
http://dance.ucr.edu

University of Colorado Boulder

M.F.A. in Dance
http://theatredance.colorado.edu/

University of Hawai'i at Manoa

M.F.A in Dance, M.A. in Dance, M.A. Ethnology Concentration, and M.A. Dance Education
http://www2.hawaii.edu/%7euhmdance/

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

M.F.A. in Dance
http://dance.uiuc.edu/

University of Maryland, College Park

M.F.A. in Dance; M.A. and Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies
http://tdps.umd.edu/

University of Michigan

M.F.A. in Dance
http://www.music.umich.edu/departments/dance/index.php

The University of North Carolina Greensboro

M.F.A. in Dance; M.A. in Dance and M.A. in Dance Education
http://performingarts.uncg.edu/dance

University of Oregon

M.F.A. in Dance; M.S. and M.A. in Dance
http://dance.uoregon.edu/

University of Surrey (UK)

M.A. in Dance Cultures and Ph.D. in Dance, Film, and Theatre
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/dft/index.htm
http://www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/research/dance/

University of Washington

M.F.A. in Dance
http://depts.washington.edu/uwdance/

Virginia Commonwealth University

M.F.A. in Theatre Pedagogy and MFA in Theatre Design/Tech
http://arts.vcu.edu/programs/graduate-programs/

York University (Toronto)

Ph.D. in Dance Studies, M.A. in Dance, and M.F.A. in Dance
http://www.yorku.ca/finearts/dance/grad.htm

 

Professional and Service Organizations

American College Dance Festival Association

http://www.acdfa.org/

Congress on Research in Dance

http://www.cordance.org/

Dance Coalition of Oregon

http://www.dancecoalitionoregon.com/

Dance Critics Association

http://dancecritics.org/

Dance/USA

http://www.danceusa.org/

National Dance Education Organization

http://www.ndeo.org/

Society of Dance History Scholars

http://www.sdhs.org/