Deeply Rooted Dance Theater Summer Dance Intensive

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    DRDT Summer Dance Intensive
    DRDT Summer Dance Intensive

    Deeply Rooted Dance Theater Summer Dance Intensive

    Monday, June 24, 2019 to Saturday, July 20, 2019 |
Event Type
Event Description

Summer Dance Intensive

The Summer Dance Intensive program runs from Monday, June 24th-Saturday, July 20th, 2019, providing six to eight hours of training per day, six days a week. The average age range of participating dancers is 16. Deeply Rooted accepts Summer Dance Intensive students by audition. Although live auditions are encouraged, candidates unable to attend a live audition may apply online.

The Summer Dance Intensive (SDI) offers technical training and artistic development within the discipline of dance. Participants are exposed to a rigorous curriculum fostering learning and personal growth, along with opportunities to experience the company’s repertoire through workshops and performances. The curriculum includes classes based in Horton, Graham, Ballet, African-Pyragramic, Body Conditioning, Contemporary Movement. The curriculum also features The Continuum, a three-step process of self-awareness and growth.

Online auditions are still being accepted for the Summer Dance Intensive Program.

Click Here to Submit Video for Online Audition / Merit Scholarship

For video submissions, please include a ballet barre, a modern (horton/graham) center, and a 1-3 minute solo (optional).


Youth Ensemble Audition

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater is seeking dancers for its Youth Ensemble program. The Youth Ensemble is a training program led by Deeply Rooted’s Artistic Team, company members, and select guest artists. Training in ballet, modern, African-based techniques, and repertory workshops, develops the dancer’s technical skill and performance readiness.

Location: 17 N State Street 19th Floor Chicago, IL 60602

Registration: 3:00-4:00pm

Audition: 4:00-6:30pm

Ages: 12-17 years old

Register Online!


Company Auditions

2019–2020 Season

Deeply Rooted Dance Theater is seeking dancers with a strong background in Modern, Ballet and African based techniques for its professional and apprentice companies, Deeply Rooted Dance Theater and The Emerging Artists Ensemble.

Date: Sunday, July 21, 2019

Registration: 2:00-3:00 PM

Audition: 3:00-6:00 PM

Q&A: 6:00-6:30 PM

Please bring a hard copy of your headshot and resume.

Register Online!

Running Time
Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary