Program details: Dance Study Abroad is a six-week program with three weeks in Italy, which, as a major art and cultural center of Europe, will provide the rich learning environment for students’ study and engaged exploration of the choreographic process. Coursework includes pre-trip preparation, site visits to major artistic/historical venues in Rome and Florence that will act as a framework for the participants’ individual creative exploration, a week in Livorno at a dance camp where students will perform their own and faculty work, and post-trip rehearsals and performances in Orem. Information Sheet
Tentative dates: May 7-June 22, 2012 (includes pre- and post-travel coursework). Tentative travel dates: May 19-June 9, 2012.
Program sites: Rome (7 nights), Livorno (7 nights), Florence (6 nights). Optional day trips: Siena, Lucca, San Gimignano.
Anticipated curriculum: Courses offered will cover the required core curriculum in the choreography series: Composition (DANC 2340), Modern Dance Workshop (DANC 3330), and Choreography (DANC 3350). Students may also be able to sign up for two credit hours of Special Topics in Dance (DANC 248R).
Estimated participation fee: $3,295. Apply by December 16, 2011, for this price.
Participation fee covers: Housing and transportation within Italy, museum entrance fees, one meal a day, international health insurance.
Participation fee does not cover: Roundtrip airfare, UVU tuition (approx. $150 per credit hour), passport, other meals, discretionary spending.
Application deadline: December 16, 2011. Deadline Extended: February 24, 2012. Submit application, two letters of reference, $195 non-refundable application fee, and $300 program deposit. If you miss the deadline, you may be welcome to apply until the program is full, but please note that the participation fee will be higher and program space is limited. Application materials are available at the International Center in WB147 or here: Application, Letter of Reference, Program Payment Card, Application Payment Card.
Financial aid: Pell grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility.
Applicants must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA 105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.