Shenandoah Conservatory invites high school dance students (including rising freshmen through seniors) from throughout the region to apply for our annual Shenandoah Summer Dance Intensive (SSDI)! Study with Shenandoah’s renowned dance faculty and expand your artistry in contemporary, modern, ballet and commercial dance styles. The week culminates in an informal final performance of two repertory works by faculty members Tiffanie Carson and Daniel Padierna.
The deadline to apply for the 2024 Shenandoah Summer Dance Intensive is Friday, March 1, 2024. Applicants will receive notification of their acceptance by Monday, April 1, 2024. Payment or cancellation is due by Wednesday, May 1, 2024.
The cost to participate in the 2024 Shenandoah Summer Dance Intensive is $925 per participant. Total cost includes tuition, meals, room and board.
More information regarding payment processing will be sent upon acceptance into the program.
Any cancellation requests made before June 1, 2024 will qualify for a partial refund. No refunds will be given after June 1. For any last-minute cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances (sickness, injury, or family emergency), please contact us to discuss options.
Merit & Need-based Scholarships
The Shenandoah Summer Dance Intensive is able to award a limited number of partial-tuition scholarships to festival participants with financial need who demonstrate a high level of commitment, creativity and technical/performance ability. Room and board costs are the responsibility of the student in most cases.
Stay tuned for 2024 scholarship information and application materials.
June 18, 2023
|3 p.m.||Dancer Check-in|
|4 p.m.||Welcome Meeting|
|6:30 p.m.||Campus Tour|
June 19–23, 2023
|7 p.m.||Evening Activities|
June 24, 2023
|10 a.m.||Final Performance|
|12 p.m.||Dancer Check-out|